Syria

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Syria’s barrel bomb experts in Russia to help with potential Ukraine campaign
Over 50 specialists skilled in delivering crude explosive working with Vladimir Putin’s forces, intelligence sources believe

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

22, May, 2022 @10:59 AM

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‘Forgotten’ Syrian interpreter attempts suicide after UK asylum delays
The man, who has been awaiting a Home Office decision for almost two years, says the anxiety has had a significant impact on his wellbeing

Nicola Kelly

13, May, 2022 @8:55 AM

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Russian release fuels hopes for Biden action on US captives held worldwide
The parents of Austin Tice, detained in Syria since 2012, met the president after Moscow freed Trevor Reed – with at least 55 similar cases globally

Edward Helmore

08, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘He ran in a familiar way’: heartbreak as families identify Tadamon victims
Details emerge of men filmed being murdered by Syrian forces in 2013, after massacre revealed in Guardian

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

06, May, 2022 @2:58 PM

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UK aid cuts have forced 40,000 Syrian children out of school, charity says
Funding for 133 schools run by Syria Relief ended on 30 April, leaving pupils at risk of child labour and early marriage

Kaamil Ahmed

05, May, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Australia’s Toll Holdings to pay US$6m for ‘reckless disregard’ of US sanctions
Logistics firm self-reported almost 3,000 violations of sanctions targeting terrorism and regimes in North Korea, Iran and Syria, US treasury says

Nino Bucci

27, Apr, 2022 @1:23 AM

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Massacre in Tadamon: how two academics hunted down a Syrian war criminal
After a rookie militiaman secretly watched a video of 41 people being brutally killed, he knew he had to get the horrific images to the outside world

Martin Chulov, Middle East correspondent

27, Apr, 2022 @1:00 AM

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A joyous Syrian refugee graduates high school – Marlena Waldthausen’s best photograph
‘These three women fled to Germany from Syria. This is Malak’s joyful graduation day, which is being livestreamed to her family back home’

Interview by Edward Siddons

20, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Australia failing its own citizens held in ‘sordid’ camps in Syria, UN experts say
Letter to government renews calls to repatriate citizens, including 30 children, held in conditions that ‘meet the standard of torture’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

17, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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MPs call for British child and ill mother to be returned to UK from Syrian camp
Mother is unlikely to survive without medical intervention, leaving her young son orphaned, say doctors

Thaslima Begum

14, Apr, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Women face chronic violence in Syria’s ‘widow camps’, report warns
Conditions drastically worse than in general camps, with some women forced to engage in ‘survival sex’, says World Vision

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

11, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Syria’s $1.5bn seizure of protesters’ property ‘akin to scare tactic’
Human rights group accuses Assad regime of profiting from detainees forced to sign away their rights, some while blindfolded

Ruth Michaelson

08, Apr, 2022 @6:15 AM

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