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The Syrian crisis is dynamic and rapidly changing.
Our "Eye on Syria" review collates all of the latest relevant news and events
to help you make sense of the complexity.
Saturday, May 21, 2016
“For a moment, I felt like we were talking to a car technician—not a doctor. We are refugees, but we are still human.”
(Photo by Omar Imam, courtesy of East Wing gallery, Dubai)
Syria Allows Students to Leave Rebel-Held Areas to Take Exams
by Janine di Giovan...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
An elementary school in Aleppo, Syria, damaged in fighting. Five years of civil war has put Syrians’ lives on hold.
Credit: Jerome Sessini/Magnum Photos
Frozen Life in Wartime Syria
by Janine di Giovanni via The New York Times
Life in Syria five years into the...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The US-Russia deal over Syria
Latuff Zouz via Opermundi
Russia in Syria
by Sa'dollah Zarei of Kehran via Mid East Wire
Iranian newspaper discusses the Russian position in the future of the security and political process in Syria. Concerning Russian mi...
Friday, April 15, 2016
Children play near a bus barricading a street, which serves as protection from snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo's rebel-controlled Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, Syria, April 6, 2016.
photo by REUTERS; Abdalrhman Ismail
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Syria's Assad shows no willingness to compromise
by Samia Nakhoul via Reuters International
As the Syria peace talks resume next week, President Bashar al-Assad, backed militarily by Iran and Russia, shows no willingness to compromise, much less step aside to...
Saturday, April 2, 2016
"EU-Turkey Refugee Deal" Der Spiegel Cover for March
Turkey 'illegally returning Syrian refugees'- Amnesty International
via BBC International
Turkey has illegally forced thousands of refugees to return to Syria, a report by Amnesty International says.
Friday, March 25, 2016
by Pat Beagley
Kurds Declare ‘Federal Region’ in Syria, Says Official
By Matt Bradley, Ayla Albayrak and Dana Ballout via The Wall Street Journal
Representatives from Syria’s Kurdish region on Thursday said they would form a new federal system of governance, g...
Saturday, March 19, 2016
"Syria in Splinters" by KELSEY SUEMNICHT
Dozens killed in air strikes on Syria's Raqqa: monitor, activists
By John Davinson via Reuters
Dozens of people were killed in a series of air strikes on the city of Raqqa in northern Syria on Saturday, a monitoring group...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
"Peace Talks" by Khalid Ahmed
Syria's besieged Darayya residents send "SOS" to world
via AlJazeera and Agencies
Women and children in rebel-held town outside Damascus stage rare protest, urging the UN to deliver humanitarian aid. The town remains blocked by Pr...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
"Refugees" by Simon Kneebone
Britain to pay £500 million under EU's grand migrant swap plan for Turkey
By Matthew Holehouse, Brussels, Peter Foster and Raziye Akkoc via The Telegraph
Thousands of Syrian refugees could be taken from Turkey and resettled in Europ...
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