Topic: Syrian Civil War

Syrian children take part in the opening ceremony of their own 'camps World Cup' tournament at the municipal stadium in Idlib (photo: Omar HAJ KADOUR/AFP)

FIFA Qatar 2022

Children in Syria's Idlib hold their own World Cup

Visit by a group of German parliamentarians to Qatar (photo: Lamya Kaddor)

Lamya Kaddor on the Qatar World Cup

"Address problems, but acknowledge progress"

Israel has stopped short of providing direct military support to Ukraine (photo: Gleb Garanich/Reuters)

Russia and the Iranian drones

Israel's Ukraine dilemma?

Moufida Rahmon at work in her dairy (photo: Omar Albam)

Women in Syria

Syria’s increasingly female job market

Lebanese author Rabih Alameddine (photo: Benito Ordonez)

Rabih Alameddine’s "The Wrong End of the Telescope"

We are all in search of a home

Arab women mobilise: the superheroine Qahera frees political prisoners, much to the displeasure of those in power (photo: Deena Mohamed)

Cartoonists in the Arab world

Children of the revolution

Syria: a man stands in the rubble of a house after an air strike (photo: Omar Albam)

The war in Syria

Overshadowed, yet still a major issue

Symbolic image: Druze men in traditional garb (photo: Jalaa Marey/AFP)

Syria’s restive South

Making the Druze choose

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei receives Vladimir Putin in Tehran on 19 July (photo by KHAMENEI.IR / AFP)

Iran and Russia

The Islamic Republic surrenders to Putin

"Love and Compassion", 1971, by Syrian graphic designer Burhan Karkutli (source: eyeondesign.aiga.org)

“A History of Arab Graphic Design”

Shaping collective memories

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin in Sochi on 6 August 2022 (photo: Turkish Presidential/AFP)

Russia, Ankara and Damascus

Who decides Turkey's foreign policy?

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran in mid-July (photo: khamenei.ir)

The Islamic Republic and Putin's war

Iran's sacred mission in Ukraine?

Hamas deputy chief Saleh al-Arouri visits Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: FARS)

Hamas and Hezbollah

A new alliance in Lebanon?

Syrian craftsman Khaled Bahlawan hammers nails in a wooden boat at his boatyard in Syria's Mediterranean Island of Arwad on 24 July 2022 (photo: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria's Phoenician heritage

Traditional boat-makers keep ancient craft afloat

 Abdulaziz al-Oqab walks with with his nephews who were orphaned when a landmine exploded under a pick-up truck, claiming the lives of 21 family members (photo: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP)

Syrian civil war

Landmines – Syria's faceless killer

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