Syrian Journalists Wary of Rebel Factions

Syrian Journalists Wary of Rebel Factions

When Islamic State militants stormed the premises of Radio Fresh in Kfar Nabel in early 2014, seizing equipment and arresting employees, Salah al-Abed thought he was going to be killed. [...]

Unlicensed Pharmaceuticals Trade in Kfar Nabel

Unlicensed Pharmaceuticals Trade in Kfar Nabel

Abu Hassan has no qualifications beyond his primary school leaving certificate. Nonetheless, he works as a pharmacist, seeing patients, prescribing medication and sometimes suturing wounds. The pharmacy where he operates [...]

Unwanted Attentions at a Syrian Checkpoint

Unwanted Attentions at a Syrian Checkpoint

I travel with my schoolteacher colleagues from our part of Idlib to the school where we work. The passengers who take the minibus include supporters of the regime, opponents, and [...]

Bitter Coffee, Strong Opinions in Kfar Nabel

Bitter Coffee, Strong Opinions in Kfar Nabel

Abu Hussam used to run his late father’s coffeehouse in the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province of northwest Syria. When the revolution began, he was forced to flee [...]

A Family Home Abandoned

A Family Home Abandoned

“I’m going to sell all the furniture in the house and leave the city. I can’t stand the overwhelming tension and fear anymore, or the fact that it’s impossible to [...]

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