Dr Abbas Khan's death in detention this week is yet another tragic headline to digest within the tapestry of the Syrian war. I cannot begin to imagine the last 13 months of his life. How it must feel to find yourself detained in a cell, starved and tortured, for essentially being...
The chemical weapons attack in Syria got the world's attention but they only make up a fraction of the deaths in the war.
For weeks, the Syrian Air Force had been bombing the Damascus suburb of Daraya. But on the morning of Nov. 16, 2012, something was different.
I went to Syria in December 2012, invited by UK based NGO Hand in Hand for Syria. My first view of Atmeh refugee camp, close to the Turkish border, was of a vast sea of muddy white tents.
SBS anchor Anjali Rao describes 'Saving Syria's Children' as one of the most powerful stories she had ever seen, in an interview with Saleyha Ahsan.
As an emergency doctor I was integrated into one of the most challenging medical environments I have ever worked in. Would there be reprisals? Would Assad unleash chemical warfare? It was a significant fear among the majority of us, as we checked our dwindling atropinesupplies and thought through mass casualty decontamination plans.
Dr Saleyha Ahsan investigates if Body Mass Index (BMI) is the best way to predict health. She teams up with Professor Janice Thompson to test 11 volunteers.
'Saleyha Ahsan is a former British Army officer and an emergency medicine doctor who's just returned from Syria, where she was volunteering in makeshift hospitals in the north of the country, near the Turkish border.