After a decade of war, gross mismanagement, negligence and illegal logging, Syria's forests and ecosystems have paid a grave toll.
On a summer day, Ahmad tries to go for a swim in Latakia, but finds his path blocked by Russian soldiers.
This week, Syria Direct will be launching its new podcast, Thawriyya. Produced by Syria Direct and funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), the podcast series follows the lives of five Syrian women activists.
Anger and confusion erupt over the Syrian government’s decision to ration bread through the smart card
In recent months, the smart card system has been expanded to include a wider range of subsidized goods, namely fuel, rice, tea, and sugar.
Can Turkey put a lid on HTS's ambitions in Idlib while maintaining its ceasefire with Damascus?
On January 12, the value of the Syrian pound plunged past the symbolic 1,000 mark, trading at SYP 1,020 to the dollar on the black market.
Contrary to international concerns surrounding the possible consequences of the killing of Qassem Soleimani, many Syrians celebrate the death of the commander of Iran’s Quds Forces.
AMMAN- It’s 1 a.m. and Dalia is driving home after a long day of work. The passing cars illuminate the otherwise dark road but do little to comfort her.
For around five years, Judi Arash lived under siege in a bombed-out, encircled rebel-held area of northern Homs that, at one point, was restricted to just three square kilometers.As a respite, she threw herself into her job as a journalist, choosing to report on the conflict unfolding around her.
With al-Fuaa and Kufraya’s residents long gone, displaced families from across Syria take their place
Buses prepare to enter al-Fuaa and Kufraya on July 18, [...]