Coinciding with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, more than 300 children who live in displacement camps or work in opposition-controlled Idlib are participating in a parallel soccer tournament: the Camps World Cup.
In the last opposition-controlled parts of Syria, journalists and media activists face restrictions, red lines and retaliation.
Many families in East Ghouta and other settlement areas struggle to obtain vital records due to the displacement of a spouse, loss of original documents or refusal by Damascus to recognize opposition records.
‘Daughter of Kurds’: Meet the social media queen fighting to preserve rural cultural heritage in northeastern Syria (Photos)
QAMISHLI—Keça Kurda never liked her given name. Her nickname—which means [...]
In cautious phone calls and coded language, people in northern Syria displaced from East Ghouta reach out to the loved ones they left behind in regime-controlled areas.
Beekeeping is an ancient tradition in Syria, where native bees used to produce world-famous honey. But decades of intensive farming, economic hardship and environmental degradation have shattered the delicate relationships that once united bees and humans.
For residents of northwestern Syria, juggling multiple identification documents for different authorities administering the country’s last opposition-held territories is a headache, and a fact of life.
In 2017, Damascus cut off the main supply of water to the northern Aleppo city of al-Bab. Every year since, finding safe water for drinking and agriculture has grown increasingly difficult. This year was the worst yet, and the city’s stopgap solutions are growing less effective.
Students in Damascus and other regime-controlled areas went back to school on Sunday. Rising costs of stationery and state-printed schoolbooks left parents and guardians with difficult choices amid the country’s unprecedented economic crisis.
Op-Ed: Incomplete disappearance and impossible justice: ‘I still speak about him in the present tense’
Enforced disappearance is among the most widespread and devastating crimes in Syria. But the lived reality for the loved ones of the missing is more complicated than the strict definition of the term, writes Noura Ghazi.