Civil War

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The Seattle Globalist is launching a new reporting series about young Syrians living on the borders of war in their region. More than nine...

A Syrian refugee in Beirut holds a ballot from Tuesday's multiparty presidential elections. Bashar Al-Assad (right) is almost assured victory. (Photo from Reuters)

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A lot has changed in the seven years since Syria's last presidential election back in 2007. But the expected result hasn't. After all the lives...

A portrait of President Bashar al-Assad looms behind a young Syrian at a Damascus intersection in 2010. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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“Let’s talk about the holocaust,” my Syrian Civic Education teacher said one morning back in 2010 — to an unusually full and hushed classroom. “The...

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ZAATARI, Jordan--As the Syrian civil war and the fight to remove President Bashar Assad unfolds, more than half a million people have fled their...