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Stories about Syria

A Syrian in Brazil: An Interview With Global Voices Contributor Rami Alhames

From Syria to Brazil, from engineering to activism and finally Global Voices, Rami Alhames has an interesting story of his own to tell.

#ISISmovies Trending on Twitter as the Islamic State Killing Machine Moves Across Syria and Iraq

The Sound of Music could become The Sound of Music is Haram, if ever the Islamic State achieves its goal of occupying the Islamic world and beyond.

Barrel Bombs in Syria Continue to Bring Death From Above Despite International Condemnation

The Syrian government has ignored a U.N. Security Council resolution to stop using DIY "barrel bombs," which have been dropped indiscriminately on civilian areas.

Electronic Witch-Hunts in Bahrain, Israel and the ISIS

Scores of people were arrested and tortured in Bahrain after an online witch-hunt to identify protesters. Today, the same tactic is being used by Israel and the ISIS.

‘Syria Is With You, Gaza’

From poets to activists from the heart of Aleppo, where the bombs keep falling, shows of Syrian-Palestinian solidarity are constant. Syria Untold has the story.

If I Were A Dictator, I Would Consider You My Enemy

The Bridge

Marcell Shehwaro adds her voice to #Douma4, the campaign to free leading Syrian human rights activists and opposition figures kidnapped in Douma by Islamist militants.

Arabs Gloat at Brazil's World Cup Defeat

Arabs gloat at Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup semi-finals which ended minutes ago

Regional Terrorism Reaching Bahrain?

News that hardline Saudi cleric Mohamad Al Arefe will be visiting Bahrain tomorrow has caused controversy in the country, already simmering under sectarian strain.

In Syria We Have All Become Killers

The Bridge

What do you feel when the security checkpoint where your mother was killed is destroyed in a bombing?

Syrian Man Turns Artillery into Art

Douma, Syria-based artist Akram Abu al-Fawz turns missile and rocket shells into art objects and ornaments.

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