Boosting Syria’s Medical Services

Boosting Syria’s Medical Services

When Issam’s hand was badly injured by shrapnel, he expected the worst. “The injury was so bad my hand was almost severed. I thought it would have to be amputated,” [...]

Honouring Idlib’s War Wounded

Honouring Idlib’s War Wounded

A recent ceremony held by the Al-Karama foundation in Idlib’s countryside has honoured people who had been injured or disabled during government attacks. One of those recognised at the event [...]

Getting Teachers Back to Work

Getting Teachers Back to Work

Education officials in Idlib are trying to find jobs for the many teachers fired from government-run schools due to their support for the opposition. Recruitment campaigns held in liberated areas [...]

Memories of a Dark Night

Memories of a Dark Night

Night had fallen, but silence peace did not accompany it. The rumbling of tanks was growing louder, and flashes of light punctuated the darkness each time a mortar shell was [...]

Bringing Water Back to Idlib

Bringing Water Back to Idlib

Farid has spent the past four years lived in a neighbourhood where the water infrastructure had nearly broken down completely. “Public services in liberated areas had deteriorated incredibly. They were [...]

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Honouring Idlib’s War Wounded

September 21, 2016

A recent ceremony held by the Al-Karama foundation in Idlib’s countryside has honoured people who had been injured or disabled during government attacks. One...

Civil Society Monitor

Getting Teachers Back to Work

September 20, 2016

Education officials in Idlib are trying to find jobs for the many teachers fired from government-run schools due to their support for the opposition....

Women's Blog

Memories of a Dark Night

September 19, 2016

Night had fallen, but silence peace did not accompany it. The rumbling of tanks was growing louder, and flashes of light punctuated the darkness...

Civil Society Monitor

Bringing Water Back to Idlib

September 14, 2016

Farid has spent the past four years lived in a neighbourhood where the water infrastructure had nearly broken down completely. “Public services in liberated...

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.    ...

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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

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

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Memories of a Dark Night

September 19, 2016

Night had fallen, but silence peace did not accompany it. The rumbling of tanks was growing louder, and flashes...

Civil Society Monitor

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Boosting Syria’s Medical Services

September 22, 2016

When Issam’s hand was badly injured by shrapnel, he expected the worst. “The injury was so bad my hand...