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Damascus Bureau
10 Dec 15
Displaced and bereaved, Qamar kept herself and her family going.
New look website for Damascus Bureau. (Image by placeit.net)
Damascus Bureau
3 Mar 15
“I didn’t know it was this hard to write your memories down,” contributing writer says.
Mosab al-Shihab, Damascus Bureau
21 Jan 15
Across the border in Turkey, increasing demand and local resentment are making accommodation hard to find.
The central square in Talmans in Syria's Idlib province. (Photo: Manaf Hashash)
Manaf al-Hashash, Damascus Bureau
16 Jan 15
Since the civil war started in 2011, thousands have tried to make the punishing journey but only a few succeed.
Young Syrian refugees in Lebanon watch a film on early marriage at a meeting hosted by a local NGO. (Photo: Omnia Al-Desoukie)
Omnia Al Desoukie, Damascus Bureau
27 Oct 14
Life in refugee camps leaves few other options open.
Abdallah Kleido, Damascus Bureau
24 Oct 14
Under bombardment by regime forces, a man and his wife prepare for the arrival of their first child.
Nova Ali, Damascus Bureau
13 Oct 14
Even people who used to support rebels are losing hope and would consider government’s housing offer.
Abdallah Kleido, Damascus Bureau
2 Oct 14
As Kafrouma becomes a battleground, waves of civilians seek refuge in neighbouring towns and villages.
A Tomahawk cruise missile launches from a US Navy vessel on September 23, 2014. (Photo: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Garst/US Navy via Getty Images)
Ahmed al-Buleili, Damascus Bureau
26 Sep 14
In Deir al-Zor, it isn’t just ISIS members who think coalition air strikes will strengthen the Assad regime.
A medical volunteer in Bustan al-Qasr district stands in front of a ruined building holding a banner that says, “Truly, Aleppo is the most dangerous city in the world.” (Photo: Ammar Abdullah)
Ammar Abdullah, Damascus Bureau
29 Aug 14
Aleppo residents return to the streets to defend the ideal of a peaceful popular uprising.