Breaking Bread With Idlib’s Poorest

Breaking Bread With Idlib’s Poorest

Relief organisations in Idlib helped the destitute and displaced celebrate Ramadan by hosting traditional iftar meals to break their fast. Field kitchens and restaurants set up in opposition-held areas cooked [...]

Support for Children with Special Needs

Support for Children with Special Needs

A new campaign aims to provide psychological and social support to children with special needs in the war-torn city of Qamishli. The organisation Tufulati (My Childhood) combined efforts with a [...]

Cleaning Up Kfar Nabel

Cleaning Up Kfar Nabel

Abu Adel used to live right next to Kfar Nabel’s main landfill site. “The smell was unbearable, and an invasion of insects had settled in the area,” the 53 year-old [...]

Helping Idlib’s Women and Children

Helping Idlib’s Women and Children

When 35-year-old Jumana found a lump in her breast, she was terrified. “I was so frightened when I discovered it, especially as I didn’t have enough money for private medical [...]

Treating Aleppo’s Traumatised Children

Treating Aleppo’s Traumatised Children

Nour could not accept that her father gone forever. He had been killed during a government air strike on Aleppo, but his eight year old still insisted that he was [...]

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Support for Children with Special...

June 29, 2016

A new campaign aims to provide psychological and social support to children with special needs in the war-torn city of Qamishli. The organisation Tufulati...

Civil Society Monitor

Cleaning Up Kfar Nabel

June 27, 2016

Abu Adel used to live right next to Kfar Nabel’s main landfill site. “The smell was unbearable, and an invasion of insects had settled...

Civil Society Monitor

Helping Idlib’s Women and Children

June 26, 2016

When 35-year-old Jumana found a lump in her breast, she was terrified. “I was so frightened when I discovered it, especially as I didn’t...

Civil Society Monitor

Treating Aleppo’s Traumatised Children

June 22, 2016

Nour could not accept that her father gone forever. He had been killed during a government air strike on Aleppo, but his eight year...

Detained in Aleppo

Dr Salem Abu al-Nasr was released from prison on January 25 almost three weeks after he was kidnapped by...

Assad’s Election Gets Short Shrift in...

Opposition authorities and residents of the town shun presidential ballot. Issam Abdel Hamid (Salqeen, Syria) – Unlike regime-controlled parts...

Opinions from Opposition-Controlled Town: No to...

(Salqeen, Syria) — After the Geneva 2 talks, Damascus Bureau took to the streets of opposition-controlled Salqeen in Idlib...

Private Generators Provide Temporary Solution to...

The constant power cuts in the towns and cities of Idlib have pushed the citizens toward finding alternative sources...

Snowstorm Freezes Life in Idlib Province

Severe weather brings extra hardship for citizens suffering effects of conflict (Salqeen, Syria) – Snow was once a cause...

Through My Eyes

The Kfar Nabel football team. Photograph from the archive of Mustapha al-Jalal.

Friends Divided By the Syrian Uprising

February 26, 2015

Two men brought together by their passion for football have taken opposing sides in the armed conflict.    ...

Politics

The central square in Talmans in Syria's Idlib province. (Photo: Manaf Hashash)

Syrians See Migration to Europe as Only Hope

January 26, 2015

Since the civil war started in 2011, thousands have tried to make the punishing journey but only a few...

Women's Blog

بستان القصر في حلب سيدة تصطحب أطفالها تسوق بعض الحاجيات.تصوير: صلاح الأشقر

No Escape From the Bombs

June 20, 2016

Almost four years have passed since the day my family and I fled our home, but the memories are...

Civil Society Monitor

شاحنات جديدة لنقل النفايات إلى المكب الجديد في كفرنبل تصوير مصطفى الجلل

Cleaning Up Kfar Nabel

June 27, 2016

Abu Adel used to live right next to Kfar Nabel’s main landfill site. “The smell was unbearable, and an...