30 07, 2019

Hezbollah transforms civilians’ homes in southern Syria into Israeli targets

By Syria Direct Staff|2020-12-02T14:15:28+02:00July 30, 2019|

AMMAN— Despite years of fighting in southern Syria between the government forces and its allied Iranian-backed militias, on the one hand, and the opposition factions on the other, Abu Hassan al-Jolani's house survived the destruction. However, the house has been pummeled into rubble a year after the end of hostilities which resulted in government forces taking control of the entire area in July 2018.

1 04, 2019

In occupied Golan Heights, little surprise over Trump’s recognition of Israeli sovereignty: ‘We’re already living these policies’

By Madeline Edwards|2020-12-02T14:42:58+02:00April 1, 2019|

Up one of the hillside streets that winds through Majdal Shams is a run-down tailor shop hidden among the limestone apartment buildings. There are no signs of Israeli tourists on this street, in a quiet residential corner of town just steps from a fenced-off border zone separating Israeli-occupied territory from a ceasefire line demarcating areas controlled by the Syrian government.

21 02, 2019

Souriyeh / سوريّة: Women’s voices from Syria

By Syria Direct Staff|2021-02-11T09:53:50+02:00February 21, 2019|

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.

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