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June 9, 2016 – Syrian rescue workers and citizens in Aleppo evacuate people from a building following a barrel bomb attack by Syrian government forces on the rebel held Al-Fardous neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo. (AFP / AMEER ALHALBI)
December 18, 2017 - 15:28 GMT
The Syrian Civil War is coming to a slow end after six years of ongoing fighting, but who will shape the framework of post-conflict reconstruction in Syria?
The survey assessed the variety and intensity levels of stressors among Syrian refugees in urban settings and camps, as well as Jordanians (Shutterstock/File)
December 18, 2017 - 14:34 GMT
Syrian refugees living in urban settings in Jordan suffer much more from emotional distress and mental health-related issues than their peers living in camp settings or Jordanians, a recent International Medical Corps (IMC) study showed.
Macron said that Assad can be accepted in the peace talks and transition process to end the civil war in Syria (Shutterstock/File)
December 18, 2017 - 07:47 GMT
French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday he thinks ISIS will be defeated in Syria by February and that Bashar Al-Assad must one day answer for his crimes.
Home to some 400,000 civilians, Eastern Ghouta has been under siege by regime forces since December 2012 (AFP/File)
December 18, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Ongoing regime attacks on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, are turning the life of civilians in the area into an endless nightmare.
According to the SOHR, ISIS still controls three percent of Syrian territory, or 5,600 square kilometers (2,162 square miles) (AFP/File)
December 17, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
During the same week the U.S. and Russia declared victory over ISIS in Syria, the militant group launched a series of surprise attacks around the country. Despite the triumphant claims of world leaders, these offensives suggest such statements are a little premature.
Assala shared her daughter's frustration with Trump's recent announcements on social media.(Source: Instagram - @shamalzahabi)
December 17, 2017 - 15:49 GMT
Syrian singer Assala's daughter, Sham Al Zahabi, posted a picture of her mother wearing the hijab and praying on a carpet captioning it with "God Bless Jerusalem".
The incident also marked a rare appearance of Lebanese and Syrian officials with Syrian Interior Minister Maj. Gen. Mohammad al-Shaar attending. (AFP/File Photo)
December 15, 2017 - 10:03 GMT
The incident also marked a rare appearance of Lebanese and Syrian officials with Syrian Interior Minister Maj. Gen. Mohammad al-Shaar attending.
Entrepreneurs in Syria face insecurity and political instability, scarcity of financial support, limited access to markets, collapsing infrastructure, and sanctions and payment restrictions, to name a few (AFP/File)
December 15, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The first issues that come to mind when thinking about the Syrian economy are sanctions, hyperinflation, unemployment, and poverty — but not entrepreneurship.
Dania Ismail, co-founder of Jusoor. (Al Bawaba)
December 14, 2017 - 13:38 GMT
The term refugee has been stigmatized internationally and in the media especially in regards to Syrians, Jusoor co-founder Dania Ismail talks to Al Bawaba about what the real situation is on the ground.
Around 400,000 civilians in Eastern Ghouta have been struggling to survive since the war in Syria started in 2011 (AFP/File)
December 13, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A Pakistani couple trapped in Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta district under extremely difficult circumstances dream of returning to their home country.
A clinic in Aleppo damaged by air strikes in 2016 (Thaer Mohammed/AFP)
December 11, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
For medical professionals in ISIS’ former stronghold of Raqqa, trying to save lives meant risking shelling, airstrikes and arrest.
Chinese police in Urumqi, Xinjiang Province in 2009, (AFP/File)
December 10, 2017 - 14:56 GMT
Thousands of Chinese jihadist separatists are threatening China, and China doesn't seem to have a workable plan to stop them.
Omar Khribin
December 10, 2017 - 13:50 GMT
Syrian football players Omar al-Somah and Omar Khribin are among the ten players nominated by the Arab Sports Press Union (UPSA) for the Best Arab Football Player of the Year Award 2017.
Telling the stories of Syrians displaced by conflict through food is a way to eliminate the “victimizing angle, because the war is not the whole thing, and taste and flavors have their place in their narrative” (AFP/File)
December 08, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian women at home and abroad are leading efforts to safeguard Syria’s cultural heritage and ensure that traditions are preserved in the wake of years of conflict and widespread displacement.
The Turkistan Islamic Party, Al Bawaba
December 07, 2017 - 15:11 GMT
Their presence means the war in Syria has fundamentally changed, and the future of jihad may change with it.
The 2011 uprisings provoked a new, open debate about previously taboo subjects. Discussions that were once off-limits even in private suddenly flared into the open (AFP/File)
December 07, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Syrians living in Lebanon, Europe and the U.S. reveal a common conviction that national unity and a common sense of identity are necessary to rebuild the country, but most say that both seem distant in a country divided along ethnic-sectarian lines.