While mainstream media insists on shedding the light on the efforts of claimers and false heroes, there are other heroes doing outstanding work on the ground, from Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), to the real Syrian Civil Defense, to many local civil and governmental society organizations and communities. Read more
After more than 20 days of suffering, Damascus is finally to water its thirst! Repair teams have finally made it to Al-Fejeh Spring, the main water facility that provides the capital with drinking water supply. Read more
Abu Moyhi Al Deen is a former grocer in Al Hajar Al Aswad, a one-time high density poor neighborhood of Damascus, held by Syrian rebels since 2012.
His vegetable shack was neatly poised on the corner of “Street 30” of the nearby Yarmouk Palestinian Refugee Camp, once a hotbed for Hamas and Fateh, now controlled by ISIS-affiliated militants. Read more
In 2011, the European Union launched sanctions against Syria, presenting them as “sanctions against certain figures in the regime”, which imposed an oil embargo on the country, along with a block on all financial transactions and a prohibition on trade in a large number of goods and products. This measure continues today, although in 2013 the oil embargo, through some inexplicable decision, was removed from armed and jihadist opposition-controlled areas in order to provide economic resources to so-called “revolutionary and opposition forces”. Read more
War is war. There will always be pain, destruction, much to rebuild and much debris to clean. That can be fixed in few years, but what needs generations of hard work, is trying to help those children get over the horrors that we were not able of protecting them from. Read more