Home / Syria / Specials April 4th, 2014 / January 25th, 2017 Specials Below are Fanack’s Special files relating to Syria: Refugees Since the Arab Spring in 2011, a new wave of refugees has fled from war and death in the Greater Middle East (GME) region. They are mainly from Syria…. Extremism In 2015, the “War on Terror” has been far from successful. The chaos that prevailed in some Arab countries following the so-called Arab Spring also… Nuclear Programs A brief survey of the nuclear programs in the Middle East. International Affairs The Kurds The Kurds, constitute one of the oldest nations of the Middle East, as well as the largest nation in the world without their own country. They are in the spotlight since 2014 as they fiercely defend their territory against attacks by the IS.