The laws in Turkey, alongside the Syrian refugee women’s ignorance of what their rights are, has caused them to face many problems. This report highlights the stories of the women caught between the Syrian and Turkish laws.
The death of forests due to these fires releases more carbon dioxide and heat not only in Syria and Lebanon, but also throughout the entire region, because Mediterranean forests have a giant climatic effect in terms of humidity, rain and winds on the entire interior regions of the southern Mediterranean. Hence, the greenhouse gases that were absorbed by the trees will eventually find their way into our lungs, even after the fires subside.
Mohammad Makhlouf has reached a level of influence that no other official had reached in the era of Hafez al-Assad, because he could communicate with Hafez at any time and on any occasion. He also used to bribe state officials with exorbitant gifts.
I couldn’t do anything for her, I continued on my way after he smacked her on the head in the middle of the street. He hit her so hard that she almost fell to the ground. She was 13 or 14 years old, and she did not dare lift her head after he hit her, while he repeated: “you filthy dog.”
Al-Hasakah is experiencing a deadly water crisis, the perfect example of what can become of a large number of Arab cities and countries, who are living at the mercy of water from rivers that come from neighboring countries.
“I could not believe what I saw, honestly. I never imagined this would happen to me. I looked at the mirror and I could not stand looking at my face. It was then that I put on my clothes, called the neighbors and sought help from the police”.
The disputes between the Russians and the Turks over supplying water and electricity have escalated several times, and every time it has led to worsening the living conditions of those who are living without these two main services.