What’s Chechnya doing in Syria? – Al-Monitor

Al-MonitorWhat's Chechnya doing in Syria?Al-MonitorKadyrov initially denied any such presence, but suggested that if the Kremlin had to give the order, the troops stationed in Chechnya would be happy to go “fight the scum in Syria.” In Januar [Read story...]

Dialysis supplies dwindle for besieged Syrians

Dania, a 14-year-old Syrian who suffers from renal insufficiency, sits on a bed as she receives a dialysis session inside a basement-turned-clinic in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on March 16, 2017. AFP / Sam [Read story...]

UN’s troubled Syria peace talks restart in Geneva

The United Nations deputy Syria envoy Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy met government negotiators at a high-end hotel in the Swiss city, before heading to another hotel to see the opposition High Negotiations Committee . “We have started today preliminary talks, [Read story...]

Who Will Listen To The Suffering Syrians?

Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul, right, reads one of his poems for Ta'sheeq, a project he founded to help Syrian poets and artists share their experiences. “Poetry and art is another way to cope,” he says, “we are all grieving in our own ways. [Read story...]