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Rights groups say there are roughly 5,000 Syrian women involved in either fighting or military logistics for the rebels. But their fight goes beyond the front line.
Analysis: By taking on the regime of Syria's Bashar al Assad, Turkey threatens to further ignite the regional conflagrations already kindled by the country's destabilizing and widening civil war.
A Syrian hacker fights violence, hijacks the media and deploys online porn to save rebels.
With ancient roots and an uncertain future, Christian minorities chart a way to survive the conflict and its aftermath.
Young rebels are disillusioned by the standoff in Syria's largest city.
All-but abandoned by husbands fighting government forces, many of Syria’s women suffer hardship and fear alone.
Despite near constant bombings and threats from all sides, teachers in northern Syria fight to give children an education.
The Democratic Union Party is just one of many Kurdish factions exerting influence on swaths of Syria. But can they change the course of the war?
New evidence collected by GlobalPost and Human Rights Watch suggests Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is using powerful missiles on civilians in rebel-held territory.
“They called him a terrorist. But a terrorist kills the innocent. He came here to protect the innocent — the children, the weak, the old. The only terrorists in Syria are Bashar and his militias.”
The United States calls Jabhat al-Nusra a terrorist organization. But in much of the country its fighters are hailed as heroes, praised as the opposition's most effective force against a brutal regime.
Ayachi Abdel Rahman never imagined he would become a military leader, much less branded a terrorist.
When rebels took control of Idlib Central Prison, GlobalPost got an inside look at how the Assad regime treats its prisoners.
Where does all the international aid go? Mostly to government-controlled areas.
An exclusive look at the fight to take control of Idlib province.
33 journalists lost their lives while reporting in Syria in 2012 alone.
The first attack in a series designed to take Idlib city could lead to rebels gaining control of the whole province.
No power, no water, no doctor. In the middle of the night. How one Syrian life entered this world.
Six months ago the city of Maarat al-Nu'man was still functioning. Today it's rubble. It's a process that has played out over and over across Syria.
A significant blow to the Syrian regime, rebels say victory could help them gain full control over northwest Syria.