Dozens of homes surrounding the al-Sinaa prison in Hasakah city were demolished in the wake of a major Islamic State attack in January 2022. Nearly two years later, homeowners have not been compensated despite AANES promises.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is already disrupting global supply chains of staple goods, notably cereals and cooking oils. This is likely to impact food security in Syria, which already suffers from shortages and skyrocketing inflation.
As US-led coalition forces target Islamic State and al-Qaeda figures in densely-populated Idlib province, civilians find themselves in the crosshairs, facing death, injury, and property damage.
Lessons from al-Yaroubiah: Can cross-line aid replace the UN cross-border mechanism in northwest Syria?
Every year, northwest Syria braces for a humanitarian catastrophe as Russia threatens to cut the cross-border aid supply. What does the experience of northeast Syria reveal about the limits of cross-line aid as an alternative?
The wheat harvest is starting in northeast Syria amidst a regional drought. Local farmers expect very poor yields, which will have dire consequences as nearly 60% of Syrians are already food insecure.
The province contains 134 bridges and crossings. Some 66 of these were completely or partially destroyed by international coalition bombings or IS attacks.