Kings of the Syrian sky: Falcon trafficking soars in northeastern Syria

By Lyse MauvaisSolin Muhammed Amin|2023-06-29T20:51:01+02:00June 28, 2023|

Once a traditional hobby practiced by a few hunters, falcon trapping is now a booming business in Syria. After 12 years of war and economic crisis, the trade is more popular than ever, and hunters are willing to take growing risks to catch the birds.