Established by Fathi Ibrahim Bayoud 2005 - Homs

Home >> Features

Iraqi Shiite Special Forces take lead in Baiji fight

Iraqi Shiite Special Forces take lead in Baiji fight

Iraq’s most powerful Shiite force said it is relying more heavily on elite units who fought in Syria in the battle against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for control of a critical Iraqi refinery and is now well placed to counter the militants’ guerrilla warfare. Iraq’s biggest...

read more
Raqqa: Fear and treachery inside Islamic State's capital

Raqqa: Fear and treachery inside Islamic State's capital

After four years living in the capital of Isil's caliphate, Hassan's life story reads like the plot of a James Bond film. But the scars on his body and the photos he carries of murdered friends show his ordeal is all too real. Hassan, who asks for his full name not to be used for fear of...

read more
Pharmacist risks his life to help children in Hama countryside

Pharmacist risks his life to help children in Hama countryside

(Reporting by Sulaiman al-Ahmed; Translation by Yusra Ahmed) Abdul Halim, a pharmacist in a village of Hama's countryside, supervised and participated in Polio vaccination campaign. Despite the hard circumstances in the area, such difficult transportation, lack of electricity and the threat of...

read more
Leen, former detainee who lost everything in Syria

Leen, former detainee who lost everything in Syria

(Reporting by Lama Shammas; Translation by Yusra Ahmed) Leen, a 20-year-old Syrian girl lives alone in Istanbul, disappointed and depressed with no interest in life after losing everything in Syria. She lived with her father and brother in Damascus, her mother died when she was young. Her...

read more
X :Latest News
Ten people killed in Russian airstrikes on Idlib market: activists      Assad airstrikes kill two civilians west of Aleppo      Kuwait welcomes US bid to end Arab-Israeli conflict      White House seeking to block ex-adviser Bolton's book: reports      Abu Dis, an unlikely capital for a future Palestinian state      UK PM Johnson plans "respectful" Brexit celebration      Syria's last major opposition bastion: What's next?      Macron says Erdogan failing to 'keep his word' on Libya