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.
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.
Yazi Nahum, the last Jew in northeastern Syria’s Qamishli, reflects on her life, her marriage to a Muslim man and the remaining traces of her city’s lost Jewish community.
Northeastern Syria marks two years of legal paralysis as de facto authorities struggle to issue new land registry
In northeastern Syria, the lack of an accurate land registry prompted de facto authorities to suspend most ongoing court cases regarding property rights. Two years later, legal paralysis prevails.
Beekeeping is an ancient tradition in Syria, where native bees used to produce world-famous honey. But decades of intensive farming, economic hardship and environmental degradation have shattered the delicate relationships that once united bees and humans.
The closure of the Kurdistan24 bureau in northeast Syria by local authorities reveals a restricted media space, against the backdrop of mounting Kurdish political tensions.