Tom Rollins

Tom Rollins

Syria's Civil War

Burying the dead in Syria's Yarmouk camp

With the camp besieged for years, displaced Palestinians say their only way home is in a coffin.

Burying the dead in Syria's Yarmouk camp

Palestine

Palestinian-Syrians travel back to ancestral homeland

Thousands of Palestinians from Syria have been displaced to Europe, and some are journeying on towards Palestine.

Palestinian-Syrians travel back to ancestral homeland

Refugees

Remembering the victims of Egypt's Rashid tragedy

The 'Rashid tragedy' last September claimed the lives of more than 200 people seeking to cross the Mediterranean.

Remembering the victims of Egypt's Rashid tragedy

Syria's Civil War

Is the PLO helping or harming Palestinians in Syria?

Critics accuse the PLO of failing to protect or financially support Palestinian refugees in war-torn Syria.

Is the PLO helping or harming Palestinians in Syria?

Syria's Civil War

Besieged South Damascus 'wants truce not war'

The last rebel-held districts near Damascus are under increasing pressure by the Syrian government to give up for good.

Besieged South Damascus 'wants truce not war'

Syria's Civil War

The unravelling of Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Analysts say the Syrian government is planning an operation to either remove or disarm rebel fighters.

The unravelling of Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Middle East

Facing the mirror: Filmmaker records exile in Beirut

The work of Syrian filmmaker, Saeed al-Batal, explores the feeling of never knowing when – or if – you will return.

Facing the mirror: Filmmaker records exile in Beirut

Middle East

No easy answers for Syrian students in Lebanon

An estimated 250,000 Syrian refugee children in the country are not in formal schools, aid organisations say.

No easy answers for Syrian students in Lebanon

Middle East

New programme offers aid to Syrian amputees

The Human Hope Team helps to connect injured Syrians in Eastern Ghouta with ever-declining medical resources.

New programme offers aid to Syrian amputees

Middle East

Abdullah al-Khateeb: Fighting to tell Yarmouk's story

Despite a recent assassination attempt, Palestinian activist continues to document life under siege in Syria.

Abdullah al-Khateeb: Fighting to tell Yarmouk's story

Middle East

Conflict within a conflict: Aleppo's Sheikh Maqsoud

The northern neighbourhood has formed a key strategic pressure point for the various groups vying for control of Aleppo.

Conflict within a conflict: Aleppo's Sheikh Maqsoud

Middle East

Reporting Syria: 'There's a direct threat for everyone'

Attempts to silence Syrian journalists and activists continue unabated by the regime and armed rebel groups.

Reporting Syria: 'There's a direct threat for everyone'