Earlier this month, Usama Ajjan disappeared along with three Spanish journalists in Aleppo. But while the Spaniards made international news, Usama largely did not.
The "train of second chances" has become a beacon of hope for refugees trying to find a new life in Europe.
We spoke to a Syrian refugee who has wound up in purgatory after his passport was lost by the British government.
As the Syrian crisis worsens, conservatives are escalating alarmism over the US government's efforts to resettle larger numbers of displaced refugees.
The Magnum photographer on fatalism and determinism.
The anonymous collective Abounaddara spotlights individual Syrians and how they are coping—or not coping—with the devastating humanitarian crisis.
Australia's most notorious ISIL fighters were killed in Syria, but the war for young Muslims is far from over.
While photographing refugee camps along the Syrian-Turkish border, Olivia Kortas spent time with the children who were forced to flee their hometown of Kobane.
The Outpost was founded in the wake of the Arab Spring, and today it's still trying to keep that movement's ideals alive.
Every time government officials make noise about how the Islamic State is threatening a series of deadly attacks on American soil, it only adds to that group's notoriety.
A terrorism expert told us it's unlikely militants were able to get their hands on the dough without being detected.
How do you manage your fear in these life-threatening situations? "Curiosity. That's the best solution. That's what overwhelms everything else."
Exploring why more and more porn studios have started to make films featuring the headscarf.
The author of Combatting Cult Mind Control talks to us about how extremist groups manipulate young people into joining them—and what we can do to stop them.
When we call the crisis a "migrant crisis," we're missing the broader picture.
Ahmad Al-Basheer believes that one of the best ways to fight corruption and extremism in Iraq is to take the piss out of it on national TV.
Apr 22, 2015
Following a mass drowning of asylum seekers in the Mediterranean, Tony Abbott is telling Europe the only way to stop the deaths is to stop the boats.
The women of the Syrian Civil Defense have to stabilize patients on the back of pickup trucks amid missile showers while dealing with a culture that says such situations are no place for women.
The 22-year-old Calgary native who goes by "Abu Usamah" online told us that he was in Libya and claims Twitter keeps banning him.
Canada's CF-18s might look to take out the Islamic State's infamous media caliphate.
I went to my mother's house with a fire lit under my ass, and before the door had even closed behind me, I blurted out, "Who is Emile Zarbatany?"
In February, Khamis Gewargis Khamis left his wife and kids to fight for the Assyrian Christian militia.
The group says it plans to deploy in May, but is first seeking donations to finance 25 members to be on duty for 12 months.
With limited resources, donors and relief agencies often bypass funding psychological counseling for more obvious essentials like food and shelter. But it could be a key component in the lasting recovery for the world's refugees.