Heavy snow and rain devastate hundreds of Syrian refugee camps

Heavy snow and rain devastate hundreds of Syrian refugee camps

Heavy snow affecting parts of the Middle East over the past few days devastated hundreds of Syrian refugee camps along the Turkish border overnight Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Many tents were unable to withstand harsh weather and the weight of snowfall in Afrin and…

Disruptive snow falling over Syria, Lebanon and Israel

Disruptive snow falling over Syria, Lebanon and Israel

Heavy snow is falling over parts of the Middle East, including Syria, Lebanon, and Israel since Tuesday, February 16, 2021, blocking roads and disrupting normal life. According to local media reports, the snow has already blocked some of the roads in Syria,…

Heavy rains trigger deadly flooding and mudslides in Raqqa, Syria

Heavy rains trigger deadly flooding and mudslides in Raqqa, Syria

Heavy downpours affecting Syria's Raqqa governorate since March 25, 2020, caused damaging floods and mudslides, killing at least seven people. The Civil Council of Raqqa, which is affiliated with the Kurdish Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria…

Researchers find more evidence of catastrophic cosmic impact 12 800 years ago

Researchers find more evidence of catastrophic cosmic impact 12 800 years ago

A group of researchers discovered more evidence of a catastrophic cosmic impact around 12 800 years ago that possibly caused the total destruction of Abu Hureyra in Syria. The site is believed to be one of the first towns on Earth where hunter-gatherers and nomads…

Heavy dust storm envelops parts of the Middle East, turning the sky dark red

Heavy dust storm envelops parts of the Middle East, turning the sky dark red

Heavy dust storm engulfed parts of Turkey, Iraq, and Syria on January 19, 2018, turning the sky into dark red. Over the next 72 hours, the dust cloud is expected to sweep Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan, but with decreasing…