This investigation highlights how cancer patients across northern Syria are paying the price for the country’s faltering healthcare system. Cancer medications are scarce, northern Syria lacks specialized health facilities, and border crossing closures and difficulties of internal travel stand in the way of timely treatment.
Syria’s fronts with Israel remain relatively quiet, while intensified Israeli strikes and mobilization by Iran-linked forces in the country leave the door open to increased escalation.
Residents of Syria’s opposition-held northwest demonstrate in support of Palestinians facing displacement and bombardment in Gaza—an experience many of them share.
‘We pay the price for their conflict’: Civilians across northern Syria under Damascus and Ankara’s bombs
Bombings across northern Syria this month—by the Syrian regime and Russia against the HTS-controlled northwest, and by Turkey in the SDF-controlled northeast—have something in common: killing civilians and damaging infrastructure.
Nearly eight months after the devastating February 6 earthquake displaced hundreds of thousands of people in northwestern Syria alone, few have been able to rebuild.
Women entrepreneurs in opposition-held northwestern Syria are launching successful businesses, at times with microfinancing support from local organizations.
Abdurrahman Mustafa, the head of the Syrian Interim Government, was a relatively obscure figure with little background in politics before 2014. Today, he sits at the top of Syria’s political opposition, bolstered by major Turkish support. How did his star rise?
In Deir e-Zor province, nearly two weeks of clashes between the Syrian Democratic Forces and Arab clans calling for self rule have come to an end, but residents are uneasy about what the future holds “after the clans were defanged.”
On the stage and in the camps, volunteer actors, directors and playwrights in northwestern Syria work to develop a local theater scene and leave an impact on their community.
When Turkish-backed opposition forces took control of most of Afrin in 2018, villages on its outskirts became a line of contact with regime forces. There, residents face repeated shelling and cannot access their farmland, once their main livelihood.