A Story of Grief, Poverty and Pain

A Story of Grief, Poverty and Pain

Huda stares at the three photographs hanging on her living-room wall. “The loss has torn my heart apart,” she says to me. Huda’s husband Abdul Karim al-Suwaid and her two [...]

Rebuilding Homes and Lives in Idlib

Rebuilding Homes and Lives in Idlib

Residents of Idlib’s southern countryside have been learning practical ways to rebuild lives disrupted by conflict in a series of awareness workshops. The Syria Relief and Development (SRD) aid organisation, [...]

Bringing Cheaper Food to Families in Hass

Bringing Cheaper Food to Families in Hass

A new scheme selling subsidised food is helping ordinary people in the town of Hass in Idlib’s countryside. Beit al-Munna (The Stock House) provides supplies at around 25 per cent [...]

The Longing for Home

The Longing for Home

During the early days of the Syrian revolution, my father refused to allow any of his children to participate in protests or funeral ceremonies. My siblings and I were all [...]

Free Homes For Syria’s Displaced

Free Homes For Syria’s Displaced

Jamal and his family were left homeless after Russian air strikes targeted his village of Kfar Nabuda in Hama’s western countryside. Their house in ruins, the 42 year-old, his wife [...]

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Rebuilding Homes and Lives in...

May 2, 2016

Residents of Idlib’s southern countryside have been learning practical ways to rebuild lives disrupted by conflict in a series of awareness workshops. The Syria...

Civil Society Monitor

Bringing Cheaper Food to Families...

May 1, 2016

A new scheme selling subsidised food is helping ordinary people in the town of Hass in Idlib’s countryside. Beit al-Munna (The Stock House) provides...

Women's Blog

The Longing for Home

April 26, 2016

During the early days of the Syrian revolution, my father refused to allow any of his children to participate in protests or funeral ceremonies....

Civil Society Monitor

Free Homes For Syria’s Displaced

April 25, 2016

Jamal and his family were left homeless after Russian air strikes targeted his village of Kfar Nabuda in Hama’s western countryside. Their house in...

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

نساء ينزحن من منازلهم بعد قصف على حي الأنصاري

A Story of Grief, Poverty and Pain

May 3, 2016

Huda stares at the three photographs hanging on her living-room wall. “The loss has torn my heart apart,” she...

Civil Society Monitor

بيت المونة حيث التوفير من دون مشاوير الصورة من صفحة جمعية نماء على فايسبوك

Bringing Cheaper Food to Families in Hass

May 1, 2016

A new scheme selling subsidised food is helping ordinary people in the town of Hass in Idlib’s countryside. Beit...