Syria Direct is an independent journalism organization that produces timely, credible coverage of Syria while training highly talented, aspiring Syrian and international journalists in professional news-gathering and accurate, in-depth reporting.
Founded in 2013, Syria Direct publishes original news reports, interviews with newsmakers, and newsworthy photographs and videos from Syria, as well as newsletters.
Our reporters cover key military developments and track the country’s shifting politics, province by province, to explain news as it unfolds, placing a particular focus on the individuals driving events on the ground.
Throughout the editorial process, we emphasize the tenets of professional journalism, from identifying sources and checking facts to providing balanced, well-rounded reporting on contentious issues.
Our commitment is to use the highest journalistic standards for Syrians to report on their own country, to influence the wider news agenda and inculcate principles of independent, critical thinking with integrity in our reporters.