The former judge, who holds an international law degree from The Hague University of Applied Sciences, defected from the Assad government in 2012. Now in the Idlib town of Salqin, he helps the Syrian Civil Defense and other local organizations document hu
AMMAN: Hundreds of rebel fighters and residents left the embattled east Damascus district of al-Qaboun by bus on Sunday en route to northwestern Syria within an evacuation deal brokered between opposition factions and the regime the previous day.
Most of the time, Abu Mustafa can only be found in one of two places: the cave that he, his wife and two children use as a makeshift bomb shelter, or in a field in rural Idlib province, where he works as a farmhand.
AMMAN: Syrians expressed frustration over an agreement to evacuate the residents of four besieged towns on Monday following days of protests, accusing both the government and rebels of failing to carry out provisions to secure the release of more than 1,5
AMMAN: Civil Defense first responders are searching for survivors in the wreckage of a major hospital in southern Idlib on Sunday, one day after a purported Russian airstrike demolished the facility in the latest blow to an already devastated medical infr
AMMAN: Thousands of fighters and civilians left their homes in rebel- and regime-besieged towns on Wednesday in the second round of evacuations within a complex surrender and population-transfer deal between the warring sides.
The surrender of the Waer district of Homs has not been an easy one. The negotiations began in 2015. They stopped, they started. The regime would periodically bombard Waer, just west of Homs city, both from the air and the ground in order to put pressure
Inter-rebel battles are not new to northwest Syria, but the mass executions of an estimated 160 members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) last week stunned even war-weary residents and battle-hardened fighters.
AMMAN: The Syrian regime struck rebel-held neighborhoods in eastern Damascus with rockets and heavy artillery fire for the second straight day on Sunday amidst fears of a renewed regime campaign to capture the territory, home to key smuggling tunnels.
AMMAN: Every few weeks, Ahmad packs into a waiting room at Syria’s only cancer center.
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