As most Syrians stil grapple with a full-scale humanitarian crisis afer ten years of destruction, regional powers are competing to secure influence on the country’s reconstruction, and future balance.
- Cold weather, inadequate healthcare and Daesh cells are all threatening the refugee camps where thousands of Kurds have been displaced after Turkey’s military offensive last October
- With the US completely out of the scene, the military operation against the Kurds consolidates the two clear protagonists of the new Great Game: Turkey and Russia. The Kurdish question remains, once again, unanswered.
- It is March 7th 2013. In a few short months Father Paolo Dall’Oglio will be taken prisoner by ISIS in Raqqa, right at the beginning of his mission to save others who had been kidnapped in Syria since 2011.
- Maria Saadeh is a former independent member of the Syrian parliament (2012–2016). Nowadays she travels all over the world to represent Syrian civil society at public conferences. While in Milan, ResetDOC had the chance to interview her to find out more about her role as an observer and to get her take on the prospects for peace.
- One year ago, a photograph of a tidal wave of humanity queuing for food, filling what remained of a street amid the ruins left by bombs, made its way around the world. Yarmouk became the symbol of the horrors of war in Syria. One of the many sieges, like those of Homs, Kobane, Aleppo and other cities and villages, in a conflict that is almost in its fifth year and has caused over 200,000 deaths, 7.6 million internal refugees and 3.2 million finding refuge abroad.