syrian civil war
Seven Years of Syria
What it's Like to Turn 18 in a Syrian Refugee Camp
This week marks the seventh anniversary of the Syrian War. Meet some of the young people who've grown up amidst its chaos.
The Tight Squeeze Issue
How Greece Became the EU's Prison for Refugees
With living conditions entirely determined by others, the refugees' helplessness is exacerbated by the long, uncertain wait to learn their fate.
Meet the Syrians Who've Taken Refuge in Clarkston, Georgia
Situated on the outskirts of Atlanta, Clarkston is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the US and has served as a landing pad for refugees since the Vietnam War.
Avery L. White
Devastating Photos of Life in Aleppo
The debut monograph by award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian immerses you in the turmoil of day-to-day life during the Syrian Civil War.
What It's Like to Be in a Town Besieged by ISIS and the Syrian Regime
"People won't leave their houses because they are afraid of snipers."
We Asked Syrians What They Think of the EU's New Plan for Refugees
On Monday, boats full of refugees were sent back to Turkey from Greece.
What Life Is Like Inside the Besieged, War-Torn Syrian City of Aleppo
Constant bombing attacks, the destruction of hospitals and schools, and the severing of supply chains have left Aleppo and its estimated 320,000 remaining citizens in dire straits.
We Asked an Expert What the 'Ceasefire' Between the US and Russia in Syria Really Means
Does this agreement between the US and Russia mean that the conditions on the ground will change or that we're any closer to actual peace?
We Follow the Syrian Refugee Trail on This Friday's Episode of Our HBO Show
Watch the trailer for this Friday's episode from season four of our HBO show, airing February 12 at 11 PM.
We Asked Experts if Syrian President Bashar Assad Will Ever Be Punished for War Crimes
The embattled strongman could eventually find exile in Russia—if he doesn't wind up before the International Criminal Court.
We Spoke to One of the Few Journalists Covering the Syrian Civil War in Aleppo
Rami Jarrah, also known by his alias, Alexander Page, says Russian and Syrian airstrikes are targeting residential areas, not just areas controlled by rebels or ISIS.
Brigitte Noël and Stéphanie Quevillon
Syrians Explain How They Feel About the West Bombing Their Country
"I don't want to see any more killing. I don't want to see blood. I don't want people to die because of airstrikes or weapons of bombs. Death is everywhere in Syria. I just want this war to end."