Tag: Syria

Replacing one of the damaged electric current transformers.

Rebuilding Raqqa’s Electrical Grid

The battles that Raqqa Province witnessed between the Islamic State (ISIS) and the internationally supported Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) ravaged the infrastructure throughout the province. According to the…

September 16, 2018

Idlib: Civilian Life in the DMZ

There are tentative hopes that a Russia-Turkey backed deal for a demilitarized zone of about 15-20 km (9-12 miles) around the city of Idlib will hold. So far,…


Portraits of the Displaced from Daraa

After the regime and its Russian allies began an assault on the southern city of Daraa in June 2018, more than 350,000 people were internally displaced. These are their stories.

Ain Essa Education

Reinventing the City of Ain Issa Post-ISIS

Globe Roundabout in Idlib city after renovation. The Roundabout had been destroyed earlier by Russian airstrikes.

Idlib: Life After the Bombs Stop


Syria’s Underground Schools : Preserving Education in Times of War


The Challenges for Syrian Youth in Turkey


The Evolution of ISIS (2006 – 2017)

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Forced from Home

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Discussion with Amb. Frederic Hof on the Anniversary of the Syrian Revolution

A migrant sleeps under a busy road bridge, close to the entrance of "The New Jungle" camp in Calais, France, August 9, 2015. For most of the 3,000 inhabitants of the "Jungle", a shanty town on the sand dunes of France's north coast, the climax of each day is the nightly bid to sneak into the undersea tunnel they hope will lead to new life in Britain. REUTERS/ Juan Medina - RTX1NNWS

Portrait of a Syrian Refugee in the Jungle

An aerial view shows makeshift shelters and tents where migrants live in what is known as the "Jungle", along the Rocade road, an approach road to the French port of Calais, France, September 7, 2016.  Picture taken September 7, 2016.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau  - RTX2OMO3

Signs of Change in the Jungle