Five years ago, I was living in a box. Not literally a box, but an extremely small room. When I lived inside this box, I lived like an animal in a cage. My life was controlled by other people. There were eighty people in this small box, all so close together that we were almost one. … Continue reading The Box by Khaled K, Syria
The war in Syria? Who hasn't heard of the war in Syria? A carnage so painful to witness, yet impossible to ignore. We didn't own a TV to watch what happened in Syria every day. We did however, have something better than TV: WIFI. It is as quick as asking a genie for another wish. … Continue reading Beyond the Headlines – The Investigation of the near and far By Ala Oueslati, Tunisia
SYRIA — Everything happened within one day. That day changed my life forever. It was the last week of the spring semester. At this point we were done with most of the subjects, but my friends still insisted on attending classes for the whole week...
10,000 displaced Syrians living in Badama camp in rural Lattakia region near the Turkish border recently suffered from a devastating snow storm and now severe flooding. The pictures, taken by a humanitarian activist on the ground, speak for themselves.
مللت من السنوات التي تمر من عمري بلا فائدة وبلا جدوى، أيام تتكرر وتعيد نفسها بلا توقف، كل ما يزيد في حياتنا ويتقدم فقط هو السن وكعادتنا لا يرضينا حكم حاكمنا ولا نرى فيه سوى أنه يزداد سوءً عن غيره، فقد يمر به بصيص أمل لكن السوء هو الأبرز والأكثر، مرت في حياتي ثلاث حكومات … Continue reading ما جد في التاريخ – الفصل الأول من أولها … امجد جيز
"I am on a humanitarian convoy to Aleppo and I am witnessing crimes against humanity." A young Syrian journalist turned aid worker captures images in the aftermath of an "airstrike that was just 150 meters away" and pleads that we show to the world the faces of the people - young, old and everything in … Continue reading Aleppo by Kaman Thawra, Syria – photo essay –
On September 14, 2014, the Siege of Kobani by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was underway. Already, the people from the villages near Kobani were leaving and moving toward the Turkish Border. Eight-year-old Jwan had gone with his cousin, 10-year-old Jan, to play in the nearby play yard. Back at home, the … Continue reading A Night in Kobani by Abdulslam Mohammad Khanjar, Syria