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This Is What The Aftermath Of An Chemical Weapon Attack Feels Like

Syria Deeply | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 04.12.2017 | World

Dr. Abdel Hay Tennari, who treated at least 22 critical victims from the alleged toxic gas attack in Khan Sheikhoun, said his patients’ symptoms wer...

Will The U.S. Missile Strike Be A Turning Point In Syria's Shifting War?

The Conversation Global | Posted 04.07.2017 | World
The Conversation Global

Harout Akdedian, Central European University The U.S. has struck the Syrian airbase used to launch a suspected sarin gas attack against Khan Sheikhun ...

Russia Calls Syria Gas Attack A 'Monstrous Crime,' But Refuses To Trust U.S. Conclusions

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 04.06.2017 | World

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin on Thursday called a deadly poison gas attack in Syria’s Idlib province earlier this week a “monstrous crime,” bu...

White House Criticizes Obama In Response To Syrian Massacre

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.05.2017 | Politics

The White House on Tuesday reacted to what appears to be Syria’s worst chemical attack in years by blaming former President Barack Obama. “Today...

Syrian Aid Group Claims 100 Dead, 400 Injured In Chemical Attacks

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 04.04.2017 | World

Suspected chemical attacks killed at least 100 people in Syria’s rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday and left another 400 suffering...

Scores Dead In Suspected Gas Attack On Rebel-Held Area Of Syria

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 04.05.2017 | World

BEIRUT, April 4 (Reuters) - A suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed scores of people, including children, in the northwestern province of...

Almost Every Hospital In Opposition-Held Syria Was Attacked Last Year

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.03.2017 | World

Almost every hospital in opposition-held areas of northern and southern Syria were attacked at least once last year, and some medical facilities were ...

Idlib Could Become The Next Aleppo, U.N. Envoy Says

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.22.2016 | World

A senior United Nations official warned on Thursday that thousands of people evacuated from rebel-held areas of Aleppo after a crushing government off...

We Must Investigate Russian-Syrian Forces' Role in This Deadly School Bombing

Gordon Brown | Posted 11.29.2016 | World
Gordon Brown

LONDON ― Evidence is mounting of a war crime allegedly perpetrated by joint Russian-Syrian military forces when a school in a rebel-held village of ...

Air Strike Reportedly Kills 57 In Rebel-Held Town As U.S. Envoy Visits Damascus

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.09.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Jan 9 (Reuters) - An air strike reportedly killed dozens of people in a rebel-held town in Syria on Saturday as a U.N. envoy visited Damascus ...

Russian Warplanes Allegedly Kill Scores In Syrian City

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.21.2015 | World

BEIRUT, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed scores of people in the center of the rebel-held ...

Syrian Ramadan at the Edge of War

Hind Kabawat | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Hind Kabawat

Peace is not possible in states with different religions and sects when those tribal identities are used to trigger division. But it is possible when deep bonds are built upon trust, empathy, solidarity, commercial relations and respect.

An Internal Struggle: Al Qaeda's Syrian Affiliate Is Grappling With Its Identity

Charles Lister | Posted 05.31.2016 | World
Charles Lister

In taking control of Ariha, the largely Islamist Jaish al-Fateh coalition and its allied Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions have successfully imposed a near-total province-wide strategic defeat upon the Bashar al-Assad regime.

The Young Dictator Problem

John Feffer | Posted 05.21.2016 | World
John Feffer

Bashar al-Assad is not going to age out of office any time soon. He refuses to be ignored. One way or the other, we're going to have to deal with the young dictator.

America Immobilized as Iran-Saudi Arabia Proxy War Turns Bloody

Alastair Crooke | Posted 06.06.2015 | World
Alastair Crooke

BEIRUT -- Amidst all this flexing of muscles, America is effectively disempowered by its stand-off policy, but also from its political investment in the war on ISIS, with its many contradictions and tensions.

Airstrikes In Syria Have Reportedly Killed 865 People, Including 50 Civilians

Reuters | Posted 01.11.2015 | World

BEIRUT, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces in Syria have killed 865 people, including 50 civilians, since the start of the campaign i...

Syria's Evolving Salafists Suffer a Crippling Blow

Charles Lister | Posted 11.10.2014 | World
Charles Lister

Syria's largest rebel group, Ahrar al-Sham, lost almost its entire senior leadership late on Tuesday, in an as-yet-unexplained explosion that took place during a secret meeting in Syria's northern Idlib governorate near the border with Turkey.

Syria: End Opposition Use of Torture, Executions

Human Rights Watch | Posted 11.17.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Armed opposition groups in Syria have subjected detainees to ill-treatment and torture and committed extrajudicial or summary execution...

Syrian Army Takes Rebel Stronghold

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

BEIRUT, July 6 (Reuters) - Syria's army took control of the rebel stronghold of Khan Sheikhoun in northern Idlib province on Friday after an assault...

'The Syrian Army Did This To Me'

Posted 06.28.2012 | World

"The Syrian army did this to me," Mohammed's 8-year-old son said. The boy was lying on a bloodied carpet, injured after a Syrian army shell hit the fa...

U.N.: More Than 1.5 Million Syrians Need Humanitarian Help

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

GENEVA, June 22 (Reuters) - The number of people needing humanitarian assistance in Syria has risen to 1.5 million from the previous estimate of 1 m...

WATCH: Footage Purportedly Shows UN Observer Under Fire In Syria

Posted 05.17.2012 | World

New footage uploaded to YouTube purportedly shows a UN observer under attack in Idlib, Syria. The convoy of a team of UN observers came under attac...

Syria: War Crimes in Idlib During Peace Negotiations

Human Rights Watch | Posted 07.02.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

Executions, Destruction of Property, and Arbitrary Detentions (New York) – Syrian government forces killed at least 95 civilians and burned or destr...

WATCH: For Many Syrians, Field Hospitals Only Hope For Medical Care

Eline Gordts | Posted 04.23.2012 | World

With public hospitals inaccessible to anyone suspected of participating in Syria's uprising, field hospitals are many Syrians' only hope of medical ca...

Syria: Government Uses Homs Tactics on Border Town

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

Indiscriminate Shelling, Sniper Killings, Attacks on Fleeing Residents (New York) – Syrian security forces are committing serious abuses in their m...