September 22, 2014 /
A privately run school for Syrian children, psychologically traumatized or developmentally delayed, will close next month due to lack of funding.
September 17, 2014 /
The Islamic State (ISIS) is recruiting increasing numbers of displaced Syrian youth. In many ways, it operates as a darkly militant variant of youth culture rebellion.
September 16, 2014 /
Since the first week of July, Kobani has been under intense attack on all fronts. Though the results of the campaign are inconclusive, it’s clear that the Islamists are making incremental gains.
September 16, 2014
Bhutanese refugees in Nepal never got much international attention and now, after more than 20 years living in camps, they are being resettled around the world. Will their cultural identity survive?
September 11, 2014 /
Just one family of thousands forced to flee Syria after the eruption of war, the Koksals illustrate the tremendous hardships and complexities of the refugee population in Turkey.
September 11, 2014
Boston University student fellow Selin Thomas documents people on the margins as she tells stories of the Syrian conflict.
September 9, 2014 /
The Washington Post
Kurdish peshmerga fighters, Iraqi government soldiers and Shiite militiamen take two towns from ISIL militants.
September 9, 2014
Thailand is once again being ruled by a military junta. Can democracy be restored, or is Thai democracy doomed? Journalist Richard Bernstein talks about the situation in Chiangmai, Thailand.
September 8, 2014
While Iraqi Kurdistan has autonomy, security, and oil, it is still consumed by the traumatic effects of decades of sectarian fighting.
September 7, 2014 /
Much of what we’ve seen of the Islamic State comes filtered through its own well-oiled media machine. NPR talks with Sebastian Meyer about the images the Islamic State wants the public to see.