France’s international arrest warrant for Bashar al-Assad for complicity in crimes against humanity marks a historic first. What does it mean in practice, and what are its implications for seemingly unstoppable regional normalization?
The images of Bashar al-Assad’s return to the Arab League summit on May 19 sent chills running through displaced Syrians in exile.
Op-Ed: In Decree 3 of 2023, earthquake victims neglected and housing, land and property rights bypassed
Damascus’ Decree 3 of 2023 provides tax exemptions and loans for those whose property was damaged or destroyed by the February 6 earthquake, but does not take into account displaced property owners and rights-holders or areas outside regime control, writes lawyer Manhal Alkhaled.
“We want the detainees” is the most chanted and long-standing slogan in recent Syrian history, and should be a central focus of US policy towards Syria, writes Mansour Omari.
Perspective: Of pro-regime marches and freedom demonstrations: Two decades of reshaping a Syrian human being
On the twelfth anniversary of the Syrian revolution, our reporter Walid Al Nofal reflects on his personal experience.
As 2022 draws to a close, Syrians across the country’s four areas of control are grappling with worsening economic conditions and shortages of essential goods and services—with no end in sight.
In 2022, Syria’s humanitarian, political and economic crisis reached new depths. How did the year unfold, and what can be expected in 2023?
Many families in East Ghouta and other settlement areas struggle to obtain vital records due to the displacement of a spouse, loss of original documents or refusal by Damascus to recognize opposition records.
The first-ever US Strategy to Anticipate, Prevent and Respond to Atrocities could be a “significant advance” in protection efforts, but requires international collaboration and political will to be effective, writes Mansour Omari.
Some Syrians in Turkey have built their dreams on the idea of getting citizenship to build a future and a life there. Amid skyrocketing anti-Syrian sentiment, the promise of that dream is slipping away, even for those who achieved it