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Syria: Arming the Rebels

Who’s Helping Millions of Syrians Displaced by War?

It’s the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis, but no one in the international community has oversight or responsibility.

Syria: Arming the Rebels

For Syrians Fleeing Violence, Scant Refuge or Relief

An estimated 9,500 Syrians are being displaced every day — one family every minute — making Syria both the biggest and the fastest growing displacement crisis on Earth. But there are few resources to help them.

Syria: Arming the Rebels

The Faces of Syria’s Displaced

Syria is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with at least 6.5 million people displaced internally. These images offer a glimpse into their disrupted lives.

Syria at War

Tales By Ex-Detainees Raise Questions About Extremists’ Goals in Syria

The accounts of those imprisoned by ISIS reveal torture and abuse, but also a fixation on property and cash that provides insight into the group’s finances.

Syria at War

In Recent Months, ISIS Targeted Hospitals, Doctors, Journalists

Late last year, the extremist jihadists began attacking “soft” targets in Syria — a move that has raised questions about its relationship with the Assad regime.

Syria at War

Battle Against ISIS May Help Unify Fractured Syrian Rebels

The disparate rebel factions coalesced earlier this year to drive the extremist jihadis from al-Atareb, a strategic town in northern Syria.

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