Tamkeen Programme Supports Syrian Communities and Initiatives

Tamkeen Programme Supports Syrian Communities and Initiatives

Alya recently delivered her first child at the Maternity and Child Welfare centre in the town of Hass, in Syria’s Idlib province. All her care was absolutely free, which came [...]

Rebuilding Houses and Lives in Wadi al-Dayf

Rebuilding Houses and Lives in Wadi al-Dayf

Umm Ahmad’s displacement began when her home in the village of Maar Hatat was shelled and reduced to rubble. The 45-year-old widow and her seven children were forced to leave [...]

When There is No Place to Hide

When There is No Place to Hide

Sabah and her family left their home in Kfar Nbuda in a daze. The government had given residents 24 hours to get out, and all of a sudden the 58-year-old [...]

Flogged by the Islamic State

Flogged by the Islamic State

My father is a devout Muslim who has visited Saudi Arabia several times to perform the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages in the holy city of Mecca. Nevertheless, the Islamic State [...]

Putting Smiles on Orphans’ Faces

Putting Smiles on Orphans’ Faces

A civil society group working in Idlib and the surrounding countryside is helping hundreds of local children who have lost family in the conflict. The al-Huda charitable organisation was set [...]

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Civil Society Monitor

Rebuilding Houses and Lives in...

January 26, 2016

Umm Ahmad’s displacement began when her home in the village of Maar Hatat was shelled and reduced to rubble. The 45-year-old widow and her...

Women's Blog

When There is No Place...

January 25, 2016

Sabah and her family left their home in Kfar Nbuda in a daze. The government had given residents 24 hours to get out, and...

Women's Blog

Flogged by the Islamic State

January 19, 2016

My father is a devout Muslim who has visited Saudi Arabia several times to perform the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages in the holy city...

Civil Society Monitor

Putting Smiles on Orphans’ Faces

January 18, 2016

A civil society group working in Idlib and the surrounding countryside is helping hundreds of local children who have lost family in the conflict....

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

تستمر الحياة مع هذه العائلة الصامدة رغم القصف المستمر على حي المعادي في حلب

When There is No Place to Hide

January 25, 2016

Sabah and her family left their home in Kfar Nbuda in a daze. The government had given residents 24...

Civil Society Monitor

صندوق الشكاوى والاقتراحات يحظى بالاهتمام الكامل تصوير هاديا منصور

Tamkeen Programme Supports Syrian Communities and Initiatives

February 3, 2016

Alya recently delivered her first child at the Maternity and Child Welfare centre in the town of Hass, in...