Kfar Nabel’s Junior Footballers Strike Out

Kfar Nabel’s Junior Footballers Strike Out

Jamil al-Saloom developed a passion for football when he was a child, and joined the al-Numan club in 2007 when he was 13 years old. He spent years practicing and [...]

A Wound that Will Never Heal

A Wound that Will Never Heal

With anguish in her eyes and sighing deeply, Asma al-Aahi recalls the first few years of the war in her city of Maarat al-Numan. “Despite the conflict, I had a [...]

Supporting Syria’s Livestock Sector

Supporting Syria’s Livestock Sector

Abu Jawad had always relied on his income from sheep farming. But as the conflict in Syria took its toll, he was horrified to see his animals dying due to [...]

Child Labour on the Rise in Opposition Areas

Child Labour on the Rise in Opposition Areas

Khalid is 12 years old and works as a shepherd in the village of Kafruma in Idlib’s countryside. “My father is an opposition fighter, and he entrusted me with looking [...]

A Devastating Loss

A Devastating Loss

Abdalla and Sahar had been married for ten years when they found out they were expecting twins. The couple felt that their prayers had finally been answered; their lives would [...]

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A Wound that Will Never...

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Supporting Syria’s Livestock Sector

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Child Labour on the Rise...

May 17, 2016

Khalid is 12 years old and works as a shepherd in the village of Kafruma in Idlib’s countryside. “My father is an opposition fighter,...

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A Devastating Loss

May 16, 2016

Abdalla and Sahar had been married for ten years when they found out they were expecting twins. The couple felt that their prayers had...

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

Friends Divided By the Syrian Uprising

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

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

Syrians See Migration to Europe as Only Hope

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

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A Wound that Will Never Heal

May 23, 2016

With anguish in her eyes and sighing deeply, Asma al-Aahi recalls the first few years of the war in...

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Supporting Syria’s Livestock Sector

May 22, 2016

Abu Jawad had always relied on his income from sheep farming. But as the conflict in Syria took its...