Syria’s Civil War

An aerial view of Jordan's Za'atri camp for Syrian refugees. Image courtesy of U.S. Department of State.

Anastasia Reimann, Reporter

October 9, 2015

In March of 2011, Syrian civilians decided to protest against their dictator, Bashar al-Assad, with a goal to overthrow his regime and establish a more democratic society. However, Assad retaliated with his own forces, and the protests spiraled into a violent civil war that has yet to stop raging. ...

200,000 flee Syria from ISIS attacks

Catalin Wiese, Reporter

September 30, 2014

Within the span of four days, an estimated 200,000 people have fled the Kurdish town of Kobane, also known as Ayn al-Arab. The people fear the Islamic State militants advancing on their hometown.

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