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Exiled Syrians put on dance performance at Paris art festival

Posters denouncing the government of Bashar al-Assad, paintings on Syrian jails and choreography to evoke the trauma … These artists in exile have Syria in their skin and they tell through their work, by commitment or because they do not know any other way to express their stories. Their work was presented at the third edition of the festival “Syrien n’est fait” in Paris, at Les Grand Voisins (14th), organized by the NGO ASML / Syria.

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Syrian refugee girls pursue squash dreams in Hong Kong

Three young Syrian squash players, aged between 11 and 13, enthusiastically pound the courts in Hong Kong in their first ever international tournament.

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Idlib residents react to threats of a Syrian regime attack

Residents in Syria’s Idlib react to President Bashar al-Assad threatening to march on opposition forces in the densely populated northwest province bordering rebel ally Turkey.

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Making a killing: Syrian foes profit from trade over frontlines

Lorries loaded with barrels of oil, sacks of sugar, crates piled with fruit line up for control and tax payments at the rebel-held Morek checkpoint between the northwestern Syrian provinces of Idlib – goods worth millions of dollars criss-crossing Syria’s battlefronts daily, waved through by bitter enemies who have become business partners.