• Trapped in a Town Under Siege: Syrian Children Are Eating Leaves to Survive

    When she was brought to a field hospital, Rana Obaid had all the signs of severe malnutrition—a bloated belly, glassy eyes, hollow cheeks, and bloodied gums. Doctors examined her but there was little they could do. The one-year-old died within a day...

  • Bashar's Bangerz

    While the Western world spent the last few months debating Miley Cyrus’s right to gyrate on a teddy bear, Syrian citizens continued a three-year long discussion about Syrian actresses and soap operas’ public disapproval of President Bashar al-Assad.

  • Dodging Bullets with Syrian Rebels Who Love Soccer and Adolf Hitler

    I spent a week living with the Free Syrian Army just north of Damascus.

  • Inside the Free Syrian Army's DIY Weapons Workshops

    The makeshift army fighting Bashar al-Assad's troops may be armed with plenty of ancient Kalashnikovs, a steady stream of young men ready to fight and die, and an unshakeable belief that Allah is on their side. But they lack heavy weapons and...

  • Συρία

    Μια από τις πιο πλήρεις και βάναυσα ειλικρινείς καταγραφές ενός πολέμου που συνεχίζει να αποσταθεροποιεί όλο και περισσότερο την περιοχή της Μέσης Ανατολής

  • Sectarian Tension Builds in Northern Syria

    Hajj’s story is just one example of Shia and Sunni Syrians cleaving down sectarian lines that mirror allegiance to the regime or to the opposition. Sitting in the salon of his family home in the Qoreitem district of Hayyan, Mustapha Outroo, 19, a...