Syrian-German director of Oscar-nominated documentary posed as extremist to film Jihadists to better understand what led to extremism in his home country.
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An armed group with links to al-Qaeda has in recent months arbitrarily arrested scores of residents in areas under their control in Idlib, Hama.
Sukaina Mohammed Ali sees to end cycle of IS hatred in Iraq, rescuing children left wandering the streets after they were separated from their families.
At least 63 journalists around the world were killed doing their jobs in 2018, with Afghanistan being the deadliest place for journalists worldwide.
Nadia Murad survived the Yazidis of Iraq, by the Islamic State group before becoming a global champion of their cause and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Prominent Syrian activist killed with a colleague in the country’s last rebel bastion, a blow to dwindling civilian society that helped spark 2011 uprising.
It struck me that Alex Jones’ conspiracies, right-wing Eastern European propaganda, Assad’s propaganda, and the reality flipping views I heard one Thanksgiving weekend were eerily similar.
Syrian-American spreads peace through music, art. Festival of Pianos for Peace runs through Sept. 22 in several parks Atlanta, Georgia.
The Trump administration has cut funding to the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees, calling the organization “irredeemably flawed.”
Kurdish led SDC, a political wing of U.S.-backed SDF is reportedly in preliminary discussions with Damascus to ensure future Syrian government is inclusive.