People stand on a Turkish military vehicle during a protest against an agreement on joint Russian and Turkish patrols, at M4 highway in Idlib province, Syria, March 15, 2020.

Analysis: Nine years on, we still dream of a free Syria


“Never Again” has become an empty slogan when it comes to Syria. Still, we have hope, writes one Syrian-American doctor.

Several Syria soldiers are shown walking alongside and riding on a tank in a dirt road.

Syrian forces consolidate control of Aleppo, air strikes under way

Trucks carry belongings of people fleeing from Maarat al-Numan, in northern Idlib, Syria, on Dec. 24, 2019.

Idlib in northwest Syria is under attack from Russian and Syrian jets. Here’s what one resident told us.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Baghdadi’s death is a huge blow to ISIS, but history suggests it won’t guarantee a safer world

Destroyed buildings, cars, and people and are seen from across the street in Aleppo's old town.

8 years after Syria’s first protests, one Syrian says ‘we really just wanted freedom’

A Syrian civil defence member uses an oxygen mask after a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib.

‘Shocking’ video shows alleged chemical attack in Syria. But will it have an impact?


Dozens of gruesome videos appear to show a suspected chemical gas attack Tuesday on the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun. Will those images move the world to act against the Syrian regime?

A ferris wheel stands in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town in Idlib province, Syria. Stars fill the night sky over the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, and the streets are eerily quiet.

Starry nights and empty streets in Idlib: PHOTOS


Stars fill the night sky over the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, and the streets are eerily quiet. The calm might not last much longer. Reuters photographer Ammar Abdullah went out at night in Idlib to take this surreal series of images.

A member of the Nusra Front climbs a pole where the al-Qaeda-affiliate's flag was raised at a central square in the northwestern Syrian city of Ariha, in Idlib province, after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the area on May 29, 2015.

The other Islamic state: al-Qaeda is still fighting for an emirate of its own


A woman who fled war in a Syrian city speaks about life under al-Qaeda’s strong Syria branch, Jabhat al-Nusra.

People and Civil Defense members remove rubble while looking for survivors in the ruins of a destroyed Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) supported hospital hit by missiles in Marat Numan, Idlib province, Syria, February 16, 2016.

Airstrikes in Syria hit hospitals, killing at least 50 people


“I think the situation inside Syria is a war without law and a war without end,” said David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, and former foreign secretary for the UK. “And I’m afraid that our workers and the people they serve are daily subjects to the Assad Regime, [and] its barrel bombing missions.”

Subhi Nahas is a gay refugee from the Syrian city of Idlib.

Subhi Nahas never felt safe as a gay man in Syria — and then ISIS took over his hometown


For an openly gay man, life in Syria was never easy. But things are actually getting worse.