Disturbing Satellite Images Show How The Lights Have Gone Out In Syria

The ongoing civil war in Syria is literally sending the country back to the dark ages. New satellite imagery reveals that 83% of nighttime illumination has disappeared in Syria since the start of the four-year conflict that has claimed the lives of 200,000 people and displaced nearly half its population. » 3/12/15 6:20am 3/12/15 6:20am

Apple rejects video game about civil war in Syria

A new video game called Endgame:Syria has been rejected by Apple for inclusion into the App Store because it violates its guidelines strictly forbidding content that "solely target[s] a specific race, culture, a real government or corporation, or any other real entity." The game's developer, Auroch Digital, defends… » 1/07/13 2:54pm 1/07/13 2:54pm

How the catastrophe in Syria has turned into a disaster for science

The civil war in Syria is now well into its 18th month, and with it, it has now claimed the lives of over 30,000 people. And as if this conflict wasn't tragic enough, the scope of the fighting has extended to the ancient city of Aleppo and its UNESCO designated world heritage sites. Sadly, reports came in last week… » 10/04/12 3:40pm 10/04/12 3:40pm