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SNA hits drug smuggling in advance of N Syria battle

The Syrian National Army expanded its campaign against narcotics Thursday with the apprehension and arrest in northwestern Syria of at least one hundred drug dealers and their clients. The SNA’s anti-drug campaign comes as Northern Syria…

Traditional craftsman keeps Arabic calligraphy alive

Mustafa Al-Shehabi is a Syrian master in manufacturing bespoke Arabic calligraphy pens. At his workshop in al-Bab city in Aleppo province, Mustafa finishes production manually using a sharpening machine to shape the pen according to the…

UN expected to extend Syria aid for six months

The operation to deliver food, medicine and shelter to northwestern Syria began in 2014, but has long been contentious. The United Nations Security Council looks set to continue crucial cross-border aid to millions of people in…

Celebrating first day of Eid al-Adha in Qamishli

People of Qamishli visited in the early hours of the morning the graves of their children and relatives who died in the Syrian war, to commemorate their memory on the first day of Eid al-Adha. Children went out to visit neighborhoods and…