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Orient Net11-12-2018

Syrians in al-Rukban camp struck by rainstorm

A rainstorm  struck on Sunday (December 9). It rained heavily for two consecutive hours in the al-Rukban camp for Syrian refugees near the Jordanian border. Orient News obtained footage from ..
Orient Net - Sunday Morning Herald9-12-2018

Middle Eastern bakery to help refugees in Queensland

Syrian refugee and chef George Tabbakh who left his family bakery behind in his war-torn country is getting a second chance to share his food and culture with the opening ..
Orient Net9-12-2018

Assad militia confiscates opposition property in Daraa

The Assad militia is confiscating houses and estate properties owned by people of Daraa and Daraa countryside, Orient learnt from local sources. Orders were issued by the Assad militia to confiscate ..
Orient Net - CNN2-12-2018

British boxer sends message of support to bullied Syrian refugee

When boxer Fes Batista saw the video of a teenage Syrian refugee being taunted and pushed to the ground at a school in northern England as other students looked on, ..
Orient Net - Reuters1-12-2018

How Iran spreads disinformation around the world

Website Nile Net Online promises Egyptians “true news” from its offices in the heart of Cairo’s Tahrir Square, “to expand the scope of freedom of expression in the Arab world.” Its ..
Orient Net - The Guardian11-11-2018

Syrian refugee & artist who drew him in Calais meet in UK

It was a bright Calais morning when Ammar Raad, a refugee, and Olivier Kugler, an artist from Germany, first met inside a makeshift shack in April 2016. “It was cold when ..
Orient Net17-10-2018

Syrian restaurant fills Brazilian bellies with traditional meals

Every Friday, a new pop-up restaurant brings Sao Paulo residents to a different corner of the globe with culinary delights prepared by refugees and immigrants who now call the Brazilian ..
Orient Net5-10-2018

“I’d rather be killed than be a killer”: How the Assad regime erased peaceful protesters

On 22 July 2011, a young Syrian protester approached regime militiamen to offer them roses. He was not seen again. At the start of Syria’s popular uprising in 2011, a group ..
Orient Net - Spiegel Online30-9-2018

Syria’s Idlib gets new lease on life

The looming military offensive on the Idlib province in Syria has been called off for now. People there are yearning to return to normal life and rapidly planning for the ..
Orient Net - Reuters26-9-2018

Exiled Syrian artist draws torture to ’continue the revolution’

The characters drawn in black-and-white ball-pen by Najah al-Bukai look broken, left in pain and despair by the torture the exiled Syrian artist says he went through and witnessed when ..