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Rose seeds from Syria: the refugee family cultivating a new life

Rose seeds from Syria: the refugee family cultivating a new life

When the plastic bucket is filled with roses, Nahla al-Zarda takes it into the kitchen, where she separates the petals from the buds. She soaks them in boiling water, which blushes pink. “I love this colour. It will be even stronger when the drink is ready,” she says. Her...

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'Prison for free men': A shackled life in Idlib

'Prison for free men': A shackled life in Idlib

Its south is a volatile frontline, its northern border an open-air encampment for the displaced and its centre a teeming urban jungle. Syria's jihadist-controlled region of Idlib is home to some three million people who have been variously affected by a surge in regime attacks since April....

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Mothers of Hatla town still waiting sons detained by Daesh 5 years ago

Mothers of Hatla town still waiting sons detained by Daesh 5 years ago

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Five years ago, 17 children from the same family lost their parents following a major night raid by the Islamic State (Daesh) in the town of Hatla in Deir Ezzor province, one of the terrifying nights where dozens killed and arrested by the radical group. That night, 200...

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Aleppo's scattered business owners have yet to return home

Aleppo's scattered business owners have yet to return home

In the old khan, a stone courtyard off Aleppo’s medieval souk, most of the 41 cloth shops are deserted. Many of the owners moved elsewhere or went abroad to escape fighting in the historic Syrian city, a major economic center before the war. “Some started new work outside Syria and...

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