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We must not forget the legacy of Srebrenica

By Anna Fotyga

This week we mark 25 years since the Srebrenica genocide carried out against the Bosnian people during the break-up of Yugoslavia. On 11 July, 1995, Bosnian Serb forces led by General Ratko Mladic and Serbian paramilitary units systematically massacred 8,372 men and boys: each one a mother’s son, a father, husband or loved one, to those left behind. It must not be forgotten, writes Anna Fotyga.

Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government

By Alissa J. Rubin

The analyst, Hisham al-Hashimi, was a proponent of government efforts to rein in the Islamic State and Iraq’s Shiite militias. Suspicion fell on both groups.

German government criticises Turkey’s Syria invasion

By Hannes Heine

The Turkish invasion into the Kurdish region lacked "legitimacy under international law". Berlin's development ministry wants to help in northern Syria because of COVID-19. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

What's an Autonomous Zone?

By Ezra Marcus

Autonomous zones, protest camps and intentional communities alike thrive on hard work and consensus — and can become disastrous rapidly.

Two Wealthy Sri Lankan Brothers Became Suicide Bombers. But Why?

By Samanth Subramanian

The Ibrahim brothers were part of a successful, moderate Muslim family. What drove them to help carry out the most devastating terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka’s history?

At Syrian Aid Summit, a Struggle to Raise Enough to End β€˜Downward Spiral’

By Steven Erlanger

As the civil war enters its 10th year, Syria’s economy is collapsing and the pandemic is adding to the woes. Donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid Tuesday, an amount not nearly enough to end the misery.

International donors pledge $7.7 billion in aid to Syria

By Alexandra Brzozowski

International donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid to face the ongoing humanitarian crisis at a Syrian aid summit co-hosted by the EU and the United Nations on Tuesday (30 June).

Pompeo increases bounty on new, shadowy ISIS leader to $10M as rumors of his death in Syria swirl

By Hollie McKay

Almost nine months after the death of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by U.S. Special Forces, it was rumored Tuesday morning that his successor -- the shadowy Abu Ibrahim al-Quraishi -- had also been taken out, this time in an American-led drone strike in the northern pocket of war-torn Syria at some point earlier this week.

Misery and Megalomania: How David Adjmi Became a Playwright

By Elisabeth Vincentelli

His new memoir “Lot Six” traces the Syrian-Jewish enclave that spawned him, the instructor who unnerved him, and the biting comedy that made his name.

France Brings 10 Children of French Jihadists Home From Syria

By Constant MΓ©heut and Ben Hubbard

About 270 children of French citizens remain stuck in Syria, according to rights groups, which argue that leaving them stranded in squalid detention camps exposes them to illness and radicalization.

Turkey accuses France of exacerbating Libya crisis

By Georgi Gotev

Turkey angrily accused France on Tuesday (16 June) of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating UN and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).