- Iraq News Updates - IRFAD
Iraq in the now: What's happening on the ground? IRFAD documents the changes in Iraq, one day at a time
- Hama - Wikipedia
Hama (Arabic: حماة Ḥamāh, ; Syriac: ܚܡܬ Ḥmṭ, "fortress"; Biblical Hebrew: חֲמָת Ḥamāth) is a city on the banks of the Orontes River in west-central Syria
- Afrin: Turkeys President Erdogan threatens to expand . . .
Turkey's president has vowed to keep up the pressure against a US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia after his troops captured the Syrian town of Afrin, threatening to expand the military offensive into other Kurdish-held areas across northern Syria and even into neighbouring Iraq Tukey pressures US to
- Syria war: Afrin looted by Turkish-backed rebels - BBC News
Rebel fighters reportedly raid homes and shops after seizing the Syrian city from Kurdish forces
- Who are the Kurds? - BBC News
Kurds make up the Middle East's fourth-largest ethnic group, but they have never obtained statehood
- Why I Made a List of Memorable Life Experiences This . . .
This list has galvanized me to want to create one of my own that is filled with so many rich and soul expanding experiences It seems like life can get very dull and ordinary when one doesn’t stretch those creative muscles and get out of our comfort zone, and maybe extensive travel and leaving that very comfort zone is exactly what needs to
- Saidnaya - Wikipedia
Saidnaya (also transliterated Saydnaya or Sednaya from the Syriac: ܣܝܕܢܝܐ , Arabic: صيدنايا ) is a city located in the mountains, 1500 metres (4,921 26 feet) above sea level, 27 kilometres (17 mi) north of the city of Damascus in Syria