On Syria river, craftsmen revive famed water wheels. Used for centuries to bring water to gardens and buildings on the shores of the Orontes River, the water wheels or "norias" of Hama are believed to be unique worldwide, according to @UNESCO
"My main dream is to go back to Syria. My second dream is that my parents begin to speak. My third dream is to become a doctor. But I don't think that any of these dreams will come true." Documenting a Syrian childhood
#UNSC should stand up to #Russia & demand inclusion of border crossing from Iraq to #Syria in cross-border aid resolution. Should not give in to threats. Syria needs both northwest crossings reauthorized for 12 months plus al-Yarubiyah for the northeast.
Relying on #Assad 's govt for aid to northeast or northwest #Syria isn’t realistic. @hrw documented how restrictions on aid from Damascus & Iraq are preventing medical supplies & personnel needed to contain #COVID19 spread among 2 mln people in NE Syria.
The U.S. military that you love so much are about to roll on American Citizens today. Welcome to Syria 2020.
Over 400 people have been killed in Syria in the last five days. 150 of them were children.