Exiled from Syria by war, Nour felt helpless for years. Then she discovered a network of quiet humanitarians.
Torfa was “relieved” when the Germans decided to give her money for rent. Now she feels humiliated.
Authoritarian regimes that the liberal establishment assumed were client states are seeking to reset the power structure of the world.
A recurring pattern during the Trump administration has been that while public outrage can be effective in the short-term, it rarely brings about long-term policy changes.
When the city falls to the regime, through blood or by negotiation, the war against Assad will, finally, be lost.
Stories about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s interest in the club manage to ignore the swirling accusations against him.
The brutal killing of a Saudi journalist has exposed so many Western observers as fools for buying into the Saudi crown prince's own hype.
The president has consistently referred to press as “the enemy of the people”. With horrifying inevitability, people are taking him at his word.
Like Waltz with Bashir, the film repackages the familiar in a way that overcomes compassion fatigue.
On 22 July 2011, a young Syrian protester approached regime soldiers to offer them roses. He was not seen again.
The last rebel stronghold in Syria has survived – for now.