people at gas pump

Renewed calls in Syria to overthrow Assad regime


Protesters in the southern Syrian city of Suweida stormed a government building and torched pictures of President Bashar al-Assad over the weekend. They called for overthrowing the president, whom they blame for the worsening economic conditions.

Mother, father and baby pose outside for a photo in wooded area

‘For Sama’: A love letter from filmmaker to daughter on life and war in Aleppo

A man with no legs sits in a wheelchair in his living room

A heavy-duty wheelchair expands mobility in post-war Colombia

Science & Technology
A woman in a red pheran stands holding an image of a woman in a red pheran

Finding resistance in fashion, Kashmiri creator turns to the pheran

Conflict & Justice
A family portrait with several younger children in the front row and adults in the back row.

Torn apart by the Syrian war, these siblings struggle to stay connected across 6 different countries

Seven men in different military uniforms walk next to military vehicles.

How Twitter and other social media can draw the US into foreign interventions

Global Politics

What’s a protester’s best tool? It might just be Twitter. New research suggests that social media sites like Twitter may be one of the game changing factors in protesters winning support from abroad and creating US policy change.