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— “Cyprus Confidential”: Syrian Printing Currency Machine

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The Syrian regime prints banknotes primarily to address the urgent need for cash liquidity, resulting in consistent budget deficits. Printed funds are mainly allocated to cover salaries for military and civilian personnel, as well as routine state expen

— Distressed Migrants: From Maltese Planes and Frontex Guards to the Tareq Ben Zeyad Ship

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For three days, the boat carrying Ahmed, hailing from the city of Daraa in southern Syria, along with 500 migrants of other nationalities, continues to navigate the waters of the Mediterranean Sea, heading north from Tobruk, Libya towards the shores of Italy. The journey began on the night of May 21 from Ain Ghazala. The young man was hopeful of reaching Europe for a new beginning in life. Although the conditions of the jo

— Inside A Libyan Trafficking Den

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Upon arriving in the city of Tobruk in eastern Libya, Ahmed found himself trapped in the hands of a human trafficking network. The 32-year-old Syrian was taken to a warehouse, used as a gathering center for migrants and refugees, one of several in the city. Located on the Mediterranean coast some 1,300 kilometers east of Tripoli, Tobruk is one of the main transit cities for Syrians and other migrants aiming to reach Europe. Inside the warehouse, Ahmed encountered a “horrifying reality.” Th

— Drowning in Lies: A Greek Tragedy

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How It All Began The morning of June 14 revealed a grim truth when a boat carrying some 750 people sank in international waters off the Greek peninsula of Pylos. The boat had set off from Tobruk in eastern Libya with the aim of reaching Italy. Only 104 men survived. All other passengers aboard the boat, including many women and children, drowned. Among the survivors was 27-year-old Syrian Youssef (a pseudonym). In early 2021, Youssef decided to escape Syria and try to travel to E

— Syrian government blocked UN earthquake response in opposition areas

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An investigation by Syrian Investigative Reporting for Accountability Journalism (Siraj) and MEE has also prompted accusations of negligence against UN of

— Millions in UN Funding Flow to War Profiteers and Human Rights Abusers in Syria, Study Shows

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The United Nations paid out roughly $137 million to Syrian companies linked to human rights abusers, war profiteers, sanctioned people, and other figures connected to the Bashar Al-Assad regime in 2019 and 2020, a new study has found. Among the companies that received U.N. procurement money in Syria was one owned by a sanctioned militia leader linked to a massacre outside Damascus and another owned by the family me

— A ‘Bloody’ Trade: Inside the Murky Supply Chain Bringing Syrian Phosphates Into Europe

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On a warm May evening last year, a Comoros-flagged cargo ship named the Kubrosli-y disappeared from ship tracking systems off the coast of Turkey. A full week later, it reappeared near Cyprus before continuing on to dock in Ukraine. Although tracking data offers no sign of the Kubrosli-y’s whereabouts during that week, photos posted on Facebook by a Syrian government agency two days before its reappearance provide clues to why its crew might have been keen to disguise their location. One o

— Syrians Lose Their Relatives’ Remains After They Were Removed From Mass Graves

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Mrs. Nawfa, 45, from Syria’s Raqqa, has been searching for the remains of her young son, Khalid, for the past three years, but to no avail. The young man was killed during the clashes the city had seen before she left with the family in late 2017, and was hurriedly buried while the Global Coalition’s planes roamed the sky and gunfire from all sides filled the air. In her daily search for the apple of her eyes, Mrs. Nawfa has repeatedly visited organizations concerned with missing persons,

— Syrians in Iraq are under the threat of Covid-19 and “sub-zero” financial conditions

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The Corona virus spread in late 2019, causing a general quarantine in most countries of the world, affecting the economy and commercial activity, and affecting people with limited income and daily professions in developing countries such as Iraq. But the situation in Qushtab camp, which includes more than two thousand Syrian families, is completely different, as they do not receive sufficient aid from countries and international organizations concerned with helping refugees.

— How Syria’s Embassies in Europe Help Fund the War Back Home

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Early this year, Yousef, a 32-year-old Syrian living in Sweden, found himself faced with an impossible choice: Either enlist in the army of the government that made him a refugee, or risk his family losing their home back in Syria. Military service is mandatory for Syrian men between the ages of 18 and 42, and the stakes rose significantly in February when an army official announced on

— “Imagine Living and Dying With No Documents?” Children of Civil Marriage in Syria

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Samer, (alias), 37 years old, did not embrace Islam, contradicting a binding clause in the Syrian Personal Status Law, so he wasn’t able to register his newborn baby. <span style="font-weight:

— Syria: Two Years Since Raed Fares’ Assassination, but his Murderers Remain Anonymous

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It was Friday, the 23rd of November 2018, at 12 p.m., when the people heard the sound of gunshots during their prayers inKafarnabel Kafr Nabl in Reef Idlib, northwestern Syria. Although it is normal to hear the sounds of gunfire and bombings there, these gunshots in particular were targeted to kill the Syrian journalist and activist,

— With Bab Al Hawa Border Closed, Syrians Are Deprived of Cancer Treatment

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Despite putting in several applications to gain entry, Asa’ad’s attempts to take his cancer-afflicted daughter into Turkish territory in order to receive the necessary treatment have failed. Asa’ad and his daughter were able to cross the border for free healthcare months ago, under authorization from the Turkish government. According to figures issued by authorities from the Syrian crossing, more than 500 patients entered

— COVID-19: A Ticking Time Bomb in Northern Syria and its Refugee Camps

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Maryam has 15 boys, one girl, and 18 grandchildren. She has lived with her family in Ahl al Qur'an camp in the western countryside of Idlib on the Syrian-Turkish border, ever since she was forced to flee her village in 2015. On a video call, Maryam narrates the details of her daily routine that has remained unchanged in the times of COVID-19. She wakes up everyday at dawn before waking the rest of her family, to start preparing for work. Collectively, the family starts preparing food in la

— Delayed Access to Medical Care… a New Chapter in the Syrians’ Agony in Egypt!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wCUL4XPNek&feature=emb_title In May 2016, the Egyptian Authorities received information about 300 people trying to flee in a fishing boat in illegal immigration from Alexandria en-route to Europe. The security forces raided the site and arrested everyone, including Gamal Tayseer’s family, a Syrian national. Tayseer and his family tried to flee in an endeavor to find a cure for his ey

— Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: Confiscation of Identity Documents, and Denial of Rights

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In Tripoli city, north of Lebanon, home turned into a prison for Amina, a Syrian refugee who chose to go by a pseudonym, after the Lebanese General Security confiscated her passport, and the passports of her family members. The nine-member family was ultimately trapped at home, and their life stopped moving;  Amina’s husband, and her eldest son, could no longer leave home to work, while they all had to sneak out to run daily errands.   <span style="font-

— How a Syrian Ambassador’s Friend Made a Million Selling Him an Embassy

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But it still raised eyebrows among some in Romania’s capital when the white stone building shot up in value by a million euros in under a week in 2009. Even more unusually, the mansion passed through the hands of a widowed pensioner who lived in a Communist-era public housing block in southwest Bucharest. Leana Pielmus, then 58, bought it on September 10 for 3.5 million euros (the equivalent of US$5 million). The average p

— Through Border Crossings, COVID-19 Infiltrates North Syria 

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There, the threats arising from the pandemic are exacerbated by the feeble infrastructure and lacking medical equipment, which make the spread of the virus in the region unlike its spread in any other place around the world. Throughout the region, there are 1,000 camps, accommodated by medical centers that have 1,689 inpatient bed capacity — that is one bed per 2,378 people. There are also 243 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) bed

— Sleeping in the Open Air, or in a Barn: Syrian Refugees Left Homeless in Lebanon 

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On the morning of July 13, Dalya and her two children waited on the main street for someone to give them a lift to the capital Beirut, after she was forcibly evicted from her residence in Taalbaiya town in al-Beqaa.  Dalya (46) is a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. She is also a widow — her husband died in one of the Syrian regime’s barrel bomb attacks, which hit her home in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside. Besides

— “We Fear Hunger, Not Coronavirus”: The Syrian Camps’ Tragedy 

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To eke out a living, Rama accompanies her mother and younger sister to farms near Salqin city, west of Idlib, where each family is hardly paid 1,500 Syrian pounds (less than a dollar) per day.  “We better die from the virus, if it spreads to the camps, than starve to death, since it is particularly difficult to obtain detergents in the camp,” the mother said, weary of the long arduous day on the farm.   <span sty

— Syria: Hope no longer enough, as COVID-19 Haunts Elderly

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It is not only making ends meet that worries Badriyah al-Jasim (55), a Syrian woman displaced from the countryside of Ma`arat al-Nu`man city. There is also COVID-19, which had her extremely worried and distressed, for healthcare services are almost non-existent in the camp where she lives with her children after her husband’s death. Badriyah grapples with several illnesses, including diabetes and hypertension that cast her into the group most vulnerable to COVID-19. https://www.youtube.com/wa

— Surrounded by Horror: COVID-19 Increasing Syrian Children’s already Multiple Losses

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The trick worked indeed. The child today stands at the door to his home, demanding that those coming in make sure to wash their hands with soap and water the right way. He even rebukes those not wearing a mask, including his father. Using the trick successfully, Aiysha convinced her son (5) to keep the preventative rules. Nonetheless, the trick failed to mitigate the negative impact the measures addressing the virus, the ensuing lockdown and curfew, had on his life. Hussain’s personality was

— Syria: Those with Special Needs Facing COVID-19

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A modest family means that they can hardly make ends meet, and find themselves unable to get access to medical care to diagnose their siblings’ medical conditions, let alone find out how they developed in them in the first place, noting that this disorder affected their siblings in early childhood hindering their abilities to stand, walk, and express their feelings. Hammado lives in Hanbushiyeh, a village located in the co

— “Where Will I Give Birth?” Documenting Stories of Syrian Women Besieged by Coronavirus

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The two Syrian women did not know that the virus will expose them and their unborn babies to new dangers. Fatima lives with her family in Rokban Syrian refugees’ camp, in the south east of Syria, an area that was secluded from the world when the camp was established six years ago, locked up between the Jordanian borders, an American military base, and Russian “humanitarian” crossings. <span style="font-w

— “Fake houses”: Decree 66 Breaches its Promises and Expels Syrian families

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After his house was forcibly evacuated in April 2017, and demolished three months later, Abu-Mahmoud, 45, died of a brain stroke, after having to forsake his stable life at his home at the Khalaf al-Razi district in Damascus. Abu-Mahmoud used to own 4 houses in the neighborhood, in which he lived with his sons, before three of them left Syria because of war, while Abu-Mahmoud remained there with his daughter. The evacuation of Abu-Mahmoud’s house was executed under “Decree 66” that aimed t

— In Idlib, Children Are Cast Into The Unknown

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The abandonment of newborns is becoming an increasingly common phenomenon in Syria, mainly due to extreme poverty. Mothers have left their children—some only hours or days old—at the doorsteps of mosques, in public parks, or even on the side of the road to be taken into the care of locals who stumble upon them.

— Sweden: Taking Syrian Children away from their Families

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Sarah, who had escaped war-torn Rural Idlib in northern Syria and sought refuge with her family in Sweden, is one of 12 cases we document in this report, which monitors child removal by Social Services in Sweden, in cases involving physical and psychological violence, and parental ineptitude. <d

— Syria: Mentally Challenged Girls Undergo Forced Hysterectomy for Fear of Rape and Menstruation

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This report documents the cases of mentally challenged Syrian girls who have been forced to have hysterectomy, for fear of pregnancy due to rape, or to avoid the troubles and pains of menstruation, which the girls are unable to deal with.

— Marriage by Picture: Matchmakers Preying on Syrian Refugee Girls in Turkey

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— “They were subjected to all forms of torture”… The Systemic Jailing of Syrian Children

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Mohammad Bassiki - Ali Al Ibrahim - Chafak Kojak Over a period of a year and two months, Noor (a pseudonym), a Syrian woman from the city of Douma – a formerly rebel-held suburb of Damascus – wrestled with the struggles of imprisonment in an Assad regime prison – "Br

— Analysis of Tweets Showcases Hatred Towards Syrian Refugees Among Lebanon’s Elite

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Source: infotimes In Lebanon, the presence of Syrian refugees has been part of the discourse of public influential figures. As investigative journalists, we were prompted to analyze this discourse. Over the course of 10 months of work, we have

— Death From Human Waste in Syria’s Hospitals: an Investigation

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EBAS MOUSA - Qamishli Barely three days after admission to Al-Hikma hospital in the north-eastern Syrian city of Hasakah, Jihan took her last breath to the great astonishment of her family members. Jihan's husband, Yasser Mustafa, a man in his forties, could not believe

— Syria: “Stones Smuggling”

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Daham Al Asaad - Istanbul  Two kilometers of the Turkish-Syrian border, Yusuf entered into an old house located at Reyhanlı suburbs – south of Turkey, opened carefully a brown big canvas bag and take out slowly a heavy stone inside it to avoid breaking it. When he lifts the stone, I saw a human portrait was carved carefully on a white stone, with big eyes, beard and curly hair's head. After th

— Sex for food in shelters of Damascus and its rural areas

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Nour Ibrahim - Damascus Many are aware of the fact that, inside Syria’s displaced persons’ camps, women are constantly subjected to sexual extortion. More obscure is what happens to their peers at the capital’s so-called shelters and those of the surrounding rural areas. Here, the identity of the perpetrator may vary, but the women’s lot of suffering and exploitation is just as gruesome. Whether in camps or gover

— “Mothers before their time”

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Ola Al-Hariri- Istanbul:  Inside the maternity ward of the public “Dugum” hospital in Gaziantep, Turkey, the Syrian refugee Nour Shabaan, aged 17, lies in a bed for pregnant women, getting ready to give birth to her baby. The parents are overjoyed at the coming baby, perhaps it will make them forget the bitterness of displacement and moving away from their homeland since they settled in the Turkish town of Gaziantep 3 years ago fleeing the

— “Heroines accused of bringing shame”

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Ali Al Ibrahim – Istanbul: "Stories of women freed from prisons now trapped in a society’s traps" My phone rings again one hour after concluding the interview on the Syrian-Turkish borders. During the call, a woman in her 50s wanted me to talk with her older son Ahmed to tell him how important the testimony of his sister “Hen

— “Temporary wife”

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Ihab Zaidan-Cairo: Suddenly, the Syrian girl Reem (36 years ) found herself alone in Egyptian Aswan governorate 'streets , without any shelter or breadwinner ,after her Egyptian husband Mohammad gave up of her and denying/disavowal of her rights as a result of their "<span id="

— ¨RESTRICTED¨

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Habib Shehada-Damascus: Asharq Alawsaat - After his release from a Syrian detention center in mid-2016, secondary

— What backgrounds of granting nationality to tens thousands of Syrian in Turkey?

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Jad Al-Amin: Istanbul  Before one year and a half, a local Turkish phone number called to the Syrian refugee, Jihad Rahal, the content of the calling was ambiguous for him, because he doesn't know the Turkish language. At the next day the same number called him again, with a " weak" Arabic language, the caller told Jihad that he is an employer of the Immigration Department, and asked

— ¨The Brown Bear¨

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Ahmad Haj Hamdo :  The "Brown Bear" which killed on the Iraqi border Was it really a Syrian bear? A unified news was published lately by most of the Syrian – Iraqi media, which contains that "the Iraqi's Security Forces has killed a stray bear at Al Ramadi city and on the Syrian – Iraqi border , after its fle

— “Children of the issue”

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Ali Ibrahim- Dirar Khatab- Mohammad Bassiki:  At Alderbasia city which affiliated to Al-Hasakah governorate, northern east of Syria, middle of November 2017 , the child Aven Sarokhan (12 years) was kidnapped in front of her school ,as her uncle Aram said  ,and he asserts that happened in conjunction with a campaign of kidnapping girls, whom they are same to her age, the fifth child in her arrangement between her sisters, who she was

— Training on the basics of investigative journalism for Syrian journalists

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SIRAJ organized a training on the basics of investigative journalism for 15 Syrian journalists in Istanbul, Turkey, in collaborate with accuracy press and STJ.

— “Deaths Under State Custody”

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University students, engineers, activists, clerics, etc. died inside Syrian jails Deaths during detention violating article 35 of the Syrian Constitution adopted in 2012, "what lies behind leaking names of deceased prisoners?", Analys

— “Eviction Notices in Idleb”

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As a Means to Punish Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham’s Opponents in Idlib Suha al-Ali -Idlib  To divorce her husband in absentia or to waive her house, were the only two solutions for a Syrian lady to get out of the labyrinth she was put in. Mariam A., 39, used to live in Ariha city, located in Idlib province, along with her husba

— “The Deadly Scalpel”

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Marwa Al- jurdy, Ahmad Haj Hamdo- Damascus:  Tasnim has entered Damascus hospital " Almojtahed " at the end of last August for a routine reviewing, because she has Asthma, with a shy smile the young girl had sat on the bed, then the nurse gave her a "Needle" and immediately has screamed "Her breath stopped", then Tasnim was taken to the Intensive Care Unit. A few minutes later, tw

— SIRAJ Gained the Second Place at the Award of “Orientation Center” of IJNet

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SIRAJ - The Syrian Investigative Unit “SIRAJ” won the second place at the “Orientation Center for Media Initiatives” Award for its fourth consecutive year at the International Journalists' Network (IJNet) in the Arabic version of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in Washington. Each year, the Award is given to the emerging media initiatives in Middle East and North Africa (MENA), which provide a successful administrative and struc

— “Money” and “propaganda activities” attract children to “Al-Nusra” and its affiliates in Idlib

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  Published on Daraj Media Three years ago, Mohammed Abu Abbas, only 17 years old , from Idlib Governorate, found no difficulty to join Jund al-Aqsa, a hardline Islamist faction. At that time, the faction was being active in the governorate and launching military operations along with other opposing factions, which fight against the Syrian regime's army. But that was before Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham, previously known as Jabhat al-Nusra, ended its military presence in the area last year. Ha

— “Looming death in Ghouta”

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  By Ali Alibrahim and Ahmed Haj Hamdo Published on Daraj Media  wiping away his tears of grief, Mohammed, a doctor in his forties at Dar al-Rahma Medical Center in the Eastern Ghouta area of rural Damascus, gathers the leftovermedicines from his desk inside a small bag.The doctor said: "The hundreds of cancer patients, whose health records have been stacked up in a wooden cabinet, have been waitig months for

— A delayed death in the gouta of Damascus

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— “Poison in the air”

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  Mohammad Bassiki - Akhten Asaad: ALhayat newspaper <str

— Transparency & Accountability 2016

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GLOBAL ENTEGRITY: Project In 2012, Global Integrity embarked on a five-year collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to generate the Africa Integrity Indicators (AII), which assesses key social, economic, political and anti-corruption mechanisms at the national level across the continent. Global Integrity staff recruit and manage teams of in-coun

— Syria’s Fatherless Children

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By Nisreen Aladdin and Mukhtar al-Ibrahim Damascus, Syria, (Al-Hayat) – Damascus: Reported

— Pirates of the Mediterranean Sea

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By Hamoud Almahmoud, Delphine Reuter, with Catalin Prisacariu, Giampaolo Musumeci, Frédéric Loore, Jean-Yves Tistaert, Nikolia Apostolou and Safak Timur + This cross-border investigation was completed with support from Journalismfund.eu and cooperation from the Amman-based Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ). <a href="http://www

— Forged Residency Permits

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By Mahmoud Abdurrahman and Maria Zayed Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 7, 2015 (Elwatan) - At first, Fadi, 28, a Syrian refugee fleeing the war in his country, did not take the security officer at Cairo airport seriously when he told him he would not be allowed to enter Egypt. Seconds later, Fadi realized the security officer was not joking with him after he arrived from Turkey on July 21, 2014. Questions began rushing through his mind:“Why? Wha

— “Fake Degrees For Sale”

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Maaz, a 20-year old man from Aleppo, has been living in Berlin for one and a half years. He lost his chance to be admitted to university after he was exposed for having obtained a fake high school certificate in southern Turkey, where nearly 700,000 Syrians live. Half of these are Syrian students, and only 180,000 of them have successfully enrolled in Turkish schools. Maaz’s dreams were shattered. He has to start all over again, getting ready to take the high-school

— Indoctrinating Syria’s Young Brains

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Wooden swords, toy rifles, and black headbands bearing the words “Cubs of the Islamic State” are some of the items sold at the Ibn Taymiyyah grocery store in the village of Qashlat, in the eastern Aleppo, now under the control of the Islamic state (IL), formerly ISIS. The store opened after IS seized the village in late July 2014. It sells Harisseh(TN: Middle Eastern dessert) and soft drinks, as well as black shirts and loose trousers, the kind worn by members of Isl

— Syria’s “Kidnapping” Business

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The explosive crisis in Syria was a turning point in Ali’s life. Ali F., in his 30s, with no permanent job until now, has become a well-known figure not just in his area, but also in Homs and Hama. From being an owner of a small kiosk, selling cigarettes and coffee, he became a wealthy man with millions of Syrian Liras. He made his fortune as a result of ransom money. He became the most well-known kidnapper. Salah A. and Musyab S. are also kidnappers. The three share

— Syrians unable to document marriages in Turkey

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Syrian couple Mohammad and Sulaf had to pay $800 to an agent in order to secure legal documents to prove their marriage in Turkey, to ensure that the wife would be entitled to her full rights in case of divorce, and all the children would be protected. They had to take these precautions until the marriage document could be registered in their war-ravaged country. After waiting for three months, the Syrian agent – who has a Turkish par

— “War in Syria destroys the Forgotten Cities”

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Little blond Marah, 10, had no idea that the place of her future dreams and childhood games would be transferred. But the destruction of her home forced her and her family to seek refuge amidst   archaeological ruins of the “forgotten or dead cities” – a string of 40 villages in north-western Syria. Marah and her playmates jump over three ancient gravestones inside an old Roman burial site sculpted amongst the rocks in the area,  once

— Homes of Syrian war refugees expropriated

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Al-Iqtisadi – His entire life’s work vanished in minutes, but not from the bombings and battles. Upon returning to Saqba, east of Damascus, Abu Ghayyath and his family were happy to find that their house was not damaged by the battles. But he discovered that the stones of his house had collapsed through fraud: someone else came up with documents proving ownership of the house. <p style="text-align: left;"

— Syria’s contaminated drinking water

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Damascus, Mohammad Bassiki - Mamdouh, a young man from Damascus, did not know he would have to undergo a procedure to break up crystallized stones in his right kidney. According to doctor reports, the kidney stones were caused by contaminated drinking water that needs chlorine treatment and sterilization to be fit for human consumption. Mamdouh, 25, said before undergoing an endoscopy procedure for the kidney stones a

— The Symbol of the Syrian Republic Is Going Extinct

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Ruhaibeh, Syria, Mohammad Bassiki – The phone of Ahmad, a falcon hunter, rings. The caller asks him to go straight to a village near his town of Ruhaibeh to check the worth of a falcon caught in the net of one of the hunters. The area is a known international stock market, setting prices for wild and rare birds smuggled outside Syria after being captured illegally. The bird’s characteristics are displayed over the int

— Body Spare Parts for Sale

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Damascus,Nov 29,2015. By Ziad Omar and Ahmed Abdallah Alhayat– Beyond the known suffering of Syrians who are living under fire or migrating through rough seas in rundown boats, another more brutal and dangerous world exists, that of a bla

— Panama Papers link Assad’s fixer to arms-dealers and money launderers

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The New Arab: Marouf, the man the Western media calls Assad’s London fixer for his close links to the Assad regime and the Syrian president’s cousin Rami Makhlouf,

— Unpaid teachers

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By: Musab al-Shehab Urfa, Turkey, Jan, 2016, (<a href="http://www.alaraby.co.uk/investigations/2016/1/11/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%B3-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B4%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%A6%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D9%85%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%B3%D9%88%D9%86-%D8%B3%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%8A%D9%88%D9%86-%D8%BA%D9%8A%D8%B1

— False contracts for Syrian workers in Turkey

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Ahmed Haj Hamdo Istanbul, Turkey, March 2006, (<a href="http://www.alhayat.com/Articles/14596790/%D8%B3%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D9%88%D8%B4%D8%B1%D9%83%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%B4%D8%BA%D9%8A%D9%84-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%8A%D9%8A%D9%86-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%AA%D8%B1%D9%83%D9%8A%D8%A7----%D9%88%D9%84%D8%A7-%D9%82%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%88%D9%86-%D9%8A%D8%AD%D9%85%D9%8A%D9%87%D9%8

— Syria’s Fatherless Children

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By Nisreen Aladdin and Mukhtar al-Ibrahim Damascus, Syria, (<a href="http://www.alhayat.com/Edition/Print/17553059/%D9%82%D8%B5%D8%B5-%D8%B9%D9%86-%D9%85%D8%B3%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D9%85%D9%88%D8%AA-%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%AC%D8%A6%D9%8A%D9%86-%D8%B3%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%8A%D9%8A%D9%86-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%B5%D8%AD%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%A1-%D8%A3%D9%81%D8%B1%D9%8A%D9%82

— Syrian journalists launch the first Syrian media group for investigative journalism #SIRAJ

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Press Release - November 4, 2016 A number of Syrian investigative journal

— Amid war and conscription, Damascus now a city without men

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DAMASCUS, Syria - Ahmed Haj Hamdo and Mohammad Bassiki - Walking through the streets of Damascus in the middle of the ongoing civil war, you see very few men. There are boys, teenagers and the elderly, but except for those in military uniform, one rarely sees men between the ages of 18 and 50. DAMASCUS, Syria -- Walking through the streets of Damascus in the middle

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