The latest regime strikes on northwest Syria have claimed lives and disrupted the harvest, pushing farmers underground to escape indiscriminate bombings and the illegal targeting of agricultural areas.
The appalling targeting of a hospital in Afrin immediately triggered accusations against the SDF. However, the location from which the rockets were launched is controlled by both Assad regime and SDF forces.
Lessons from al-Yaroubiah: Can cross-line aid replace the UN cross-border mechanism in northwest Syria?
Every year, northwest Syria braces for a humanitarian catastrophe as Russia threatens to cut the cross-border aid supply. What does the experience of northeast Syria reveal about the limits of cross-line aid as an alternative?
How did Syria win a seat on the WHO’s Executive Board despite its appalling record of attacks on healthcare?
Despite targeting hundreds of healthcare facilities over the past ten years, the Syrian regime has just been elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization, sparking uproar among medical and civil society groups.
Syria Direct presents ‘Losing Home,’ a short documentary series on Housing, Land and Property violations in Syria
‘Losing Home’ is a short documentary series consisting of six episodes featuring Syrian refugees in Iraqi-Kurdistan, Jordan and Lebanon who have seen their property rights violated in Syria.
From the National Council to the National Coalition: Has Syria’s political opposition become a burden on the revolution?
The relations between post-revolution political blocs, assemblies and platforms have been characterized by internal conflicts that reflect regional and international polarization.
For the tenth anniversary of the Syrian revolution, take a look back in time through a selection of 30 articles from our archives, going over some of the most salient strategic and humanitarian developments of the war.
Over the course of the war, internal and external factors have led to the erosion of the Free Syrian Army that was once the protector of civilians against the Assad regime forces.
Since the start of the Syrian revolution in March 2011, hundreds of thousands have been killed, arrested or forcibly disappeared by the Assad regime, and almost half of Syria's pre-war population has been displaced.
France is the second European country requested to investigate and prosecute those responsible for chemical attacks carried out by the Assad regime against the Syrian people in 2013.