A common enemy.
A common enemy.
Three years after the start of the conflict in Syria, it has become the world’s leading country of forced displacement, with more than 9 million of its people uprooted from their homes.
Here is a graphic by UNICEF describing how.
The image will be projected onto the Eiffel Tower.
“We want the violence and bloodshed to end. We want to go back to the roots of the revolution, which was freedom.”
Featuring a little girl’s incredibly moving act of generosity, Jurassic Park with cats instead of dinosaurs, and a heartbreaking “second a day” video that imagines the impact of Syria’s war on London’s children.
“We have broken the backbone” of sexual violence, Zainab Bangura said. But national accountability falls behind.
“Just because it isn’t happening here, doesn’t mean it isn’t happening.” Warning: This video contains sensitive images.
A young girl’s life gets turned upside-down in this tragic video promoting Save The Children UK’s “Syrian Children Refugee Crisis” campaign.
The Save the Children campaign is hoping to raise awareness about the plight of youngsters in Syria.
Clinton has tiptoed around a series of major national security developments, even as Republicans have targeted her record. “It’s a challenging position.”
“Do not develop strategies that are based on any assumption that the U.S. or EU will demonstrate assertive leadership to deter Russian aggression.”
“Now I’m helping people to get out of Syria, not to get in.”
It was taken last month at the al-Yarmouk refugee camp, a Palestinian enclave in southern Damascus.
A neighborhood that was once home to the largest community of Palestinians in Syria now lies in ruins. Aid has started to trickle in, but violence threatens to once more cut off the tens of thousands who remain stranded in Yarmouk.
“We have known for some time that there are efforts to move serious weaponry from Syria to Lebanon,” an Israeli officer tells BuzzFeed.
Russia and China had previously vetoed three resolutions that pressed President Bashar Assad to end the conflict in Syria. But on Saturday the two countries joined the rest of the U.N. Security Council to send a message to Assad.
Jamal Maarouf was among the first to take up arms against Bashar al-Assad — now he’s leading the fight against ISIS. “We will continue this war until we drive them from Syria.”
Faith in humanity restored.
Raed Fares, a prominent activist working in Syria, narrowly survived an assassination attempt last month. In an interview across the border in Turkey, where he’s recovering, he said he’s going back — even though he expects to be attacked again. “I have a lot of work to do.”
The family was reunited by U.N. workers in Jordan. Update: The child was only a few feet away from his family, according to an UNHCR press officer who was on the scene.
“We are a people of love living under a regime of hate.”
Photographer Goran Tomasevic won first prize at the World Press Photo Contest in the “Spot News Stories” category, recognized for his brutally intimate portrait of opposition forces in Syria. All photos were taken on Jan. 30, 2013 during a battle with government forces in Damascus. WARNING: Graphic content.
As peace talks resume in Geneva, the Syrian city of Aleppo is facing a relentless assault from oil drums stuffed with explosives and metal shards and dropped from the sky. “We never know when the barrels are coming.”
Moaz al-Khatib was the first Syrian opposition leader to propose negotiations with the Assad regime. Now he’s watching from the outside.
For peace talks in Geneva, the Syrian opposition is fighting hard to win the narrative — and suddenly playing hardball in their media campaign.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer said he manipulated a photo of a Syrian rebel by “cloning” other pieces of the background to cover a colleague’s camera.
Citizen journalists, who have helped to show the world Syria’s war, are now covering the peace conference in Switzerland.They’re still getting used to the idea of being so close to the regime — whose supporters attacked some of them outside the talks on Wednesday.