Five years of Syrian war


Five years after the start of the Syrian conflict, a selection of NOOR’s most compelling stories on what has been called the worst humanitarian crisis in modern times.

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  • It sounds like a jet approaching, and everybody, it's a matter of instants, stare at each other, your words stifling in your mouth; but it's only a gate that slides and shuts. A hatchet chopping firewood is a kalashnikov burst, the step of a woman's heel
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  • The old souk, a UNESCO heritage site, April 2, 2013. "Who will solve the depths of horrors to defend a sun beam's architecture with his life and carve jungles of despair to hold a mountain heartbeat in his hand."- qoute by E.E. Cummings
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a drop of blood between turkey and syria

Stanley Greene

The region of Hatay, formerly Alexandretta, shapes, on the map of Turkey, a drop…