- Bitter Syrian Homecoming: An Ex-Pat Returns To Damascus To Find A Nation Beyond Wounded, Already Dead
September 08 2012 2:05 PM
A Syrian expatriate makes it back to a violent, sun-baked Damascus in the grip of the civil war. Amid the funerals of the young people killed in the fighting, who must be referred to as "accident victims", one thing is clear: Syria is waging war on its very future.
- Heritage In the Crossfire: How Syria Is Destroying Its Past
August 25 2012 2:08 PM
Syria was hailed as one of the world's hotbeds of great archaeological finds, with a government that cared for its priceless heritage. But that was before the civil war.
- A Syrian Rebel's Story Of Deceit And Disillusion In The Fight Against Assad: 'Now, It's All Ruined'
August 18 2012 6:56 PM
Raed, 21, is a wounded rebel fighter in the Syrian civil war now hiding from the forces of the country's President Bashar al-Assad. But the revolution he fought for, Raed says ruefully, has been hijacked.
- Shia, Sunni, Christian? A Dangerous Question In Revolutionary Syria As The Secular Nation Faces Rising Violence Among Religions
August 11 2012 1:04 PM
Up to now, Syrians caught in the crossfire of a revolution cared little about their neighbors' religion, whether it be Shia, Sunni or Christian. That may change, and violently.
- Assad Using Cluster Bombs On Syrian Civilians, Says Human Rights Watch
August 04 2012 12:09 PM
The humanitarian group says it has verified rebel claims that Bashar al-Assad's regime is using the controversial munitions in the civil war