Archive for the 'Syria Video' Category

Documentary: Where the war still echoes

Where the war still echoes is a documentary produced by IRIN, a news service run by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs . The documentary series follows a family of Syrian refugees over the course of a year, from their arrival to Za’atari camp in Jordan in December 2012. Selim and Leila were farmers […]

Oil Wars—Nusra’s Expanding Reach—Syrian Taliban

By Matthew Barber and the Syria Video team This long post contains the following sections: The Defectors Defect Will EU Oil Purchases Finance al-Qaida? Al-Musareb: Al-Nusra Punishes a Village Regime-Style Syrian Taliban The Opposition’s Ambivalent Response to al-Nusra’s Affiliation with al-Qaida (and the Plan to Introduce an Alternative Islamic Law in Syria) Jabhat al-Nusra is […]

Jordan Shudders Under 331% Increase in Refugees as Conflict in Dera’a Intensifies

by Matthew Barber and the Syria Video team   Mile-long line of Syrians fleeing into Turkey If you haven’t yet watched it, allow me to strongly encourage you to view the Frontline documentary Syria Behind the Lines. Superior even to this documentary, however, is a segment of extra footage from the journalist who filmed the […]

The Raqqa Story: Rebel Structure, Planning, and Possible War Crimes

The Raqqa Story: Rebel Structure, Planning, and Possible War Crimes Written by Matthew Barber for Syria Comment, with research from the Syria Video team April 3, 2013 Syria Comment Sunday unveiled Syria Video, a web application that maps and aggregates video footage of the Syrian war. This service does not attempt to measure or compare […]

Syria Video – a powerful web service that maps Syrian war video by town and province

Syria Video Syria Comment Announces a new web service: Syria Video, which can be found at http://syriavideo.net Syria Video is a web application that maps and aggregates Syrian war videos by tracking a large number of YouTube channels. The channels have been identified as reliable and tied to specific towns or regions of Syria. Syria Video […]