Looming Threat of Invasion Keeps Northern Syria's Residents on Edge

A recent agreement between the United States and Turkey prevented an imminent…


Two Residents of Syria's Idlib Province Recount Their Attempts to Cross into Turkey

The following piece was written by a Navanti researcher who lives in Idlib…


Scenes of Life in Syria's Rukban IDP Camp

Syria’s Rukban camp for internally displaced people (IDPs), located in the…


Photo Essay: Civilians Flee from ISIS's Last Remaining Syrian Territory

The fight to clear ISIS from its Syrian territory is nearly over. The US-backed…


Necessity is the Mother of Reinvention: How Refugees Leverage Professional Skills to Start Over

Written by a Navanti analyst originally from Syria We often read articles in…


As War Winds Down, Syrians Contend with Frigid Temperatures and Fuel Shortages

By James Bowker Heating fuel is a basic necessity to live through the winter in…


Filthy Drinking Water in Deir al-Zour Brings Syria Reconstruction Challenges into Sharp Relief

In the eastern desert province of Deir al-Zour, residents drink contaminated…


What's the Status of Negotiations over Northeast Syria?

A number of Syrian news outlets have reported that the Kurdish-led Autonomous…


Lawlessness and Crime: Al-Suwayda Contends with Secondary Effects of the Syrian Conflict

Ethnic and religious solidarity have kept al-Suwayda province in southern Syria…


How Did Al-Suwayda Province Avoid the Syrian Civil War?

The Syrian civil war is among the bloodiest conflicts of the 21st century to…