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A Russian taboo: film explores death of private soldier in Syria
Mama, I’m Home, produced by Alexander Rodnyansky, portrays mother’s search for mercenary son

Pjotr Sauer in Moscow

21, Oct, 2021 @2:36 PM

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‘A lull not a loss’: Islamic State is rebuilding in Syria, say Kurdish forces
Those who fought the so-called caliphate fear a US withdrawal could help the terrorist group to rise again

Martin Chulov in Deir ez-Zor, Syria. Pictures by Achilleas Zavallis

14, Oct, 2021 @12:24 PM

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UK ‘colluding in torture’ by leaving women and children in Syria camps
Rights watchdog accuses Britain of turning a blind eye to degrading treatment of those who lived under IS

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

13, Oct, 2021 @5:01 PM

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War still rages in Syrian border town at heart of Iran’s regional ambition
The site of Islamic State’s last stand is now the most hotly contested pocket of the Middle East

Martin Chulov in Deir ez-Zor, Syria

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Interpol faces criticism for allowing Syria to rejoin its network
Global policing body gives Damascus powers to pursue refugees and dissidents living outside the country

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

05, Oct, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Guardian angel: a Syrian feeding the homeless who dreams of his own street food van
In our new column, in which we make nice things happen for nice people, Khaled Wakkaa starts to turn his passion into a livelihood

Sirin Kale, the Guardian Angel

02, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A Sting in the tale: how the music of the Police inspired a dance show about refugees
Choreographer Kate Prince’s latest production is a departure from ZooNation’s usual feel-good shows. But Message in a Bottle is inspired by the incredible true stories

Lyndsey Winship

01, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Erdoğan and Putin hold face-to-face talks over Syria ceasefire
Turkey’s president wants to shore up the truce because it has been ruptured repeatedly in the last 18 months

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

29, Sep, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Assad the outcast being sold to the west as key to peace in Middle East
After 10 years of bloodshed, foreign allies are seeking to rehabilitate the Syrian leader

Martin Chulov in Qamishli, Syria

26, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Flayed and depraved: the Tunisian film that satirises the art world
Yahya Mahayni, the Syrian star of The Man Who Sold His Skin, discusses Kaouther Ben Hania’s Oscar-nominated work, depictions of refugees on screen and working with Monica Bellucci

Arifa Akbar

24, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘Something magical happens’: the cameras helping refugee children to heal
We talk to the person behind an extraordinary project in Turkey, where children, most of them refugees, have been given old analogue cameras and taught the art of photography

Sean O’Hagan

19, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Shamima Begum, regardless of her new image, remains the UK's responsibility | Gina Vale
She was groomed as a child and has endured trauma – and to say she now ‘looks western’ is an insult to British Muslims, says radicalisation expert Gina Vale

Gina Vale

16, Sep, 2021 @3:10 PM

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