Students in opposition-held areas struggle to earn recognized degrees, but the expanding university landscape in northwest Syria could bring new opportunities.
Syria Direct’s report on the bridges of Raqqa wins first prize in Free Press Unlimited’s Syria Co-Production Fund 2021
The winning report highlighted the human suffering caused by the failure to rehabilitate the bridges of Raqqa, four years after the defeat and expulsion of ISIS from the area.
Many cities and towns in Syria have witnessed demonstrations and protests in support of the Palestinian people facing Israeli aggression in occupied East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.
Described by the regime as “one of the most comprehensive,” al-Assad's latest amnesty decree again excludes political prisoners, including those forcibly disappeared by government forces and security services.
Turkey’s blocking of the Euphrates River water flow threatens northeast Syria with multiple short- and long-term disasters
Coalition bombings and IS attacks decimated Raqqa city’s infrastructure, including bridges. With bridges sitting in disrepair, Raqqa’s residents suffer from a transportation crisis.
The province contains 134 bridges and crossings. Some 66 of these were completely or partially destroyed by international coalition bombings or IS attacks.
In Syria and abroad, Syrians are silently suffering a mental health pandemic.
The revolution has led to a somewhat greater degree of freedom, but also to greater disinformation as new challenges emerged for Syrian journalists in an increasingly fragmented country.
Ten years of conflict have taken their toll on Syrian children, 80 percent of whom see themselves living outside the country in the future.