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Women FSA Fighters in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By TTM Contributor 4
09 Apr 2014

Dope Sheet

Title: FSA Women’s Brigade in Aleppo
Date: 08/03/2014
Location: Saladin Neighborhood, Aleppo

Subject Matter:
With the war in Syria entering its fourth year, the role of women has taken different forms with direct and indirect involvement. In the opposition held Salahedin Neighborhood of Aleppo, Om Muhammad an ex schoolteacher founded an all women’s medical and military brigade called the Our Mother Aisha Brigade. Around ten women who have stayed in the area wit their families work in medical and military assistance to FSA fighters in a neighborhood that is considered to be a front line.


Om Muhammad – Ex Schoolteacher and founding member of Our Mother Aisha Brigade "We reached a point where Jihad was forced upon the young before the old, upon women before men. If Bashar Al Assad killed our men, if God is willing us women will fight. Plus we are sisters of the men and the country and the land are for the women as much as they are for the men. We are all ex teachers and come from an educated class, we worked in medical assistance and our brigade was founded by educated women in order to assist the men in the battle and to break ideas that claim that women left behind by their men to go to war might succumb into temptation. Last thing we think about are our homes, cause the country is more important then our homes. My children go to school in the morning and to the mosque for Koranic studies in the afternoon, my husband just like me is a jihadist  and most of the women in the brigade are wives of mujaheedin and if they are single or widowed, their brothers and fathers are surely fighters. We are staying here and our struggle continues. If God is willing we will topple the regime. We are going to keep fighting because our revolution needs another revolution, we will keep fighting until our revolution is purged. We're going to take part and hand in hand rebuild our country if God is willing"

Om Yassin – Ex Schoolteacher and current member of Our Mother Aisha Brigade
"We all used to be schoolteachers, now we became mujahideen. I am a fighter and at home I am a wife, a mother, a sister. After the revolution for which we are doing our duties, if God is willing we will go back to being mothers, sisters and wives. Some of us work as nurses and the medical center and others work on the front lines. It's true we are women but we do the men's work, we keep morals high, we help them and fulfill tasks that were left empty by men."

Various Shots that Show:
Members of Our Mother Aisha brigade heading to the front line and back in Saladin neighborhood
Various shots of women in the streets and shops of Saladin neighborhood

Shot list:
• Members of “Our Mother Aisha” brigade at feild hospital in Salahedine neighborhood
• Members of the brigade on the way to the frontline in Salahedine neighborhood
• Members of the brigade at frontline in Salahedine neighborhood
• Government flag on the other side of the frontline
• Members of brigade back to their base in Salahedine neighborhood
• General shots of Salahedine neighborhood

ورقة المعلوماتعنوان القصة‪ :‬كتيبة نسائية في الجيش السوري الحر في حلبتاريخ الإنتاج: ‪‪08-03-2014‬موقع التصوير‪:‬ حي صلاح الدين في مدينة حلبشرح القصة‪:‬مع دخول الحرب في سوريا عامها الرابع تعددت أوجه حضور المرأة السورية بشكل مباشر أو غير مباشر في الثورة السورية.في حي صلاح الدين الذي يقع تحت سيطرة المعارضة في حلب أسست ام محمد وهي معلمة سابقة كتيبة طبية وعسكرية تحمل اسم "كتيبة امنا عائشة". نحو عشر نساء من اللواتي بقين في الحي مع اسرهن، ينشطن في الكتيبة ويعملن على المساندة الطبية والعسكرية لمقاتلي الجيش الحر في حي صلاح الدين الذي يعتبر خط جبهة مشتعل بشكل دائم.(المتكلمون: (ذكر الإسم، الصفة، مختصر الكلامالإسم – الصفة‪:‬ ام محمد – كتيبة امنا عائشة الطبية والعسكريةالإسم – أم ياسين: مدرّسة سابقة وإحدى عناصر الكتيبة الطبية بحلب(لائحة اللقطات: ( شرح غير تفصيلي لمجموعة اللقطات بالفيديومجموعة لقطات تظهر‪:‬- بعض عناصر الكتيبة الطبية النسائية ( كتيبة أمنا عائشة ) في النقطة الطبية بحي صلاح الدين بحلب.- عناصر الكتيبة النسائية في طريقهن إلى جبهة حي صلاح الدين.- عناصر الكتيبة في الخط الأول من الجبهة.- علم القوات الحكومية على الطرف الآخر من الجبهة.- عودة عناصر الكتيبة الطبية إلى مقر الكتيبة.- لقطات عامة لحي صلاح الدين من الداخل بعيداً عن الجبهة وتظهر سيدات في الشارع والأسواق.

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Manual Water Pump Built in Eastern Gh...
By Jawad Arbini
09 Apr 2014

Video shot on February 1, 2014 in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.

This video shows the building of a manual pump to get water out of a 7 meter deep well. The besieged area of Eastern Ghouta has been suffering from lack of water, due to the lack of electricity, which powers the water pumps.

Video can be viewed here

Shot List:

-Various shots of Eastern Gouta showing people moving barrels and filling them with water.

-Interviews with the inhabitants of Eastern Gouta talking about their misery.

-Various shots of the manual water pump and the way it operates .


Abu Alaa:
We don’t have water. We want to wash ourselves so we can pray, do laundry, and there’s no water. We’ve been waiting for hours to get 10 liters of water, and we can’t even get our hands on it.

Abu Jamal:
I’ve been here since 8:30, standing in line. We get pushed back and forth, we just need a barrel of water, so we can wash ourselves, take a shower. Look at us, check out my neck, it's dirty, we don’t have water to shower, how are we going to clean ourselves?

Abu Ali:
There’s no water in the main pipe so we have to carry barrels to the nearest water tap and fill them up. We need to go through this mission about 2-3 times per day to fulfill our water need.

Abu Saleh:
Here in the eastern Gouta we are suffering from the lack of water, or to be more accurate, we have water but we don’t have any gas, fuel or even electricity. We needed to pump the water from the wells so we invented a manual device that includes an engine and a stepper that pumps out water when you press it. We can pump out water from a well that is 7 meters deep.

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By Laura Silvia Battaglia
09 Apr 2014


October 2013

Iraq, Tigris river from Al-Kut to Basra

The Tigris River Flotilla - A small group of researchers decided to create a flotilla, ten years after the American occupation, floating on the Tigris from the South of Baghdad (Al-Kut) to the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the marshes near Basra. The goal is: protect the ecosystem of the rivers, check the status of water pollution, raise the awareness of the Iraq and Turkish governments of the importance of this millennial wealth for Iraqi citizens. Mesopotamia and especially the Iraqi marshlands are drying up, while undermining fishing, farming and the health of local populations. “The sound of the Tigris” is the diary of the first journey of this unique and fascinating project.


Anna Sophia Bachmann; biologist; program manager in Nature Iraq Foundation

Abu Haider; iraqi shipper in Nature Iraq Foundation

Rashad Salim; artist; coordinator The Tigris Flotilla in Nature Iraq Foundation

James Wudel; monitoring and evaluation coordinator in Nature Iraq Foundation

Shot List:

Various shots of: Tigris river
Various shots of: Marshlands in Bassra
Various shots of: the crew camping on the Tigris
Various shots of: pipelines on the Iraqi rivers
Various shots of: Iraqi populations living on the rivers

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Ghouta Under Siege
Eastern Ghouta, Syria
By mchreyteh
09 Apr 2014

في الغوطة الشرقية المحاصرة القصف لا يهدأ. يلجأ الناس الى استخدام علف المواشي وحبوب الذرة المتعفنة لصناعة الخبز. حاجة السكان للكهرباء جعلتهم يبحثون عن سبل بدائية لتوليد الطاقة عبر صناعات يدوية. وبعد توقف معظم المستشفيات عن العمل، تحل النساء مكان الطواقم الطبية بعد الالتحاق بدورات تدريبية على الاسعافات الاولية.

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Iraqi Awakening Forces in Ramadi Jan ...
Anbar, Ramadi, Iraq
By Ahmed AL Smmrraie
09 Apr 2014

Iraqi Awakening Forces in Ramadi Jan 19, 2014 - قوات الصحوة العراقية في شوارع الرمادي

Video shot on January 19, 2014 of Iraqi Awakening Forces in the streets of Ramadi. They are fighting with the Iraqi Army against ISIL militants and against local tribesmen who oppose the army.
Duration: 04:52



Q "How is the battle going today? Which areas did you take control of?"

A "We cleared Street 20 and Al Malaab Street and now we are at the beginning of Al Malaab Street. "

Q "Did you face severe resistance?"

A "They were really cowards. They couldn't face us for even a few minutes."

Q "Do you have any figures for dead and injured and captured?"

A "No I do not, but until now the situation is very good."

Q "Are you getting help from the army, airplanes and the government?"

A "They are helping us. The Minister of Defense is supporting us. He is in the command center now and we are in contact with him."


"We conquered this place today. This is the Malaab area. We occupied it. We don't say Shia or Sunni, we are all together. What is Shia, what is Sunni? We work as one against the terrorists. And those people who are blocking the streets are betrayers. There is no Shia and Sunni, we are all united.

It is a shame to talk about Shia and Sunni. We are all united to fight the terrorists who surrounding the city. Because of them all our families had to leave in the rain. They have been put in a bad situation."

فيديو بتاريخ 19 يناير عن قوات الصحوة العراقية في شوارع الرمادي. يقاتلون مع الجيش العراقي ضد المسلحين من داعش وضد رجال القبائل المحليين الذين يعارضون الجيش. المدة: 04:52

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Iraqi Army assault on Ramadi Jan 19, ...
Anbar, Ramadi, Iraq
By Ahmed AL Smmrraie
09 Apr 2014

Video shot on January 19, 2014 of the Iraqi Army assault on Ramadi to drive ISIL militants out of the city.

Duration: 13:39

Includes video of Iraqi Army tanks, armoured vehicles, trucks, helicopters, jet aircraft, smoke and explosions from bombing, sound of gunfire, people fleeing their homes.

فيديو مصور في 19 يناير 2014 لاقتحام الجيش العراقي مدينة الرمادي في محافظة الأنبار لطرد مسلحي تنظيم الدولة الاسلامية في العراق والشام الذين كانوا قد سيطروا على المدينة.

المدة: 13:39

يتضمن الفيديو من الدبابات العراقية الجيش والمدرعات والشاحنات والمروحيات والطائرات النفاثة، والدخان والانفجارات من قصف، صوت إطلاق النار، والناس يفرون من منازله إقتحام

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Free Syrian Army Tunnels Under Damascus
Damascus, Southern highway
By Jawad Arbini
09 Apr 2014


Video recorded on January 15, 2014 showing tunnels dug by the Free Syrian Army in the area of the Southern Highway in Damascus. The tunnels are used by the FSA to connect the villages of Qaboun, Barzeh, Zamalka and Jobar, move FSA fighters into Damascus and avoid positions controlled by Assad forces.
The FSA also tunnels under regime positions where they plant explosives to blow them up. The video shows fighters wiring explosives.
The video also shows FSA fighters monitoring surveillance cameras they placed for security and to watch Syrian Army movements.
The Southern Highway is a major strategic point which separates FSA and Assad forces. It is an important link among Damascus southern suburbs and it links the Damascus-Homs highway with the Damascus-Daraa route. And it is a key supply route for the Syrian Army.
The FSA has been targeting Syrian Army military vehicles traveling on the Southern Highway from Damascus to the Syrian Air Force Intelligence headquarters in Harasta.
The FSA has blocked the highway since last year at a number of locations near the communities of Arbin, Zamalka, Jobar and Ein Tarma.

Shot List:
1. Sniper scope
2. Syrian Army tank
3. Tank
4. Tank
5. Building on fire
6. Wreckage of military vehicle
7. Various shots of tunnels
8. Man in tunnel
9. Men in tunnel
10. Wiring explosives in tunnel - various shots
11. Explosion
12. Surveillance camera monitor
13. Fighters watch monitor
14. Various shots tunnels
15. WS countryside/buildings
16. Various shots of trucks
17. Damaged trucks


Sound bite: Souhail Tlas, Commander of Faihaa Brigade

"The Southern highway is the main way to enter Damascus from the towns of Kabbas, Mliha, Harasta and to the road to Damascus Airport. The highway is indeed a key supply route used by the regime as an alternate way to move tanks and military vehicles in order not to through the center of Damascus."

Sound bit: Souhail Tlas, Commander of Faihaa Brigade

"The Southern highway is extremely important because it is the main link between Daraa and Homs. The regime has been trying to take control over the highway for months but thanks to God he has never been able to do it because the whole area is completely linked and controlled by the FSA fighters."

Sound bite: Abu Samir, Field Commander of Moujahidin Brigade

"We dug this tunnel because it is hard to break into the regime military base, which is above us right now. It is quite hard because there is a wooded area that separates us so we dug this tunnel under the wooded area towards the military base. And now we will put explosives and blow up the building with all the soldiers and commanders inside."

Sound bite: Souhail Tlas, Commander of Faihaa Brigade

"We are now standing in front of a tunnel that reaches the entrance of Damascus. The FSA fighters have dug it in order to surround the militia of Hezbollah and regime forces. This is one of many tunnels that we have dug at the frontlines so no Shabiha and regime soldiers can escape from the FSA."

Sound bite: Obada, FSA Fighter

"We are always at the frontlines watching the regime soldiers. We are using these cameras. We are making it easier for FSA fighters to defeat any regime forces attack."

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Syrian Government Forces Attacking th...
Al Zarah, Syria
By Transterra Editor
09 Apr 2014

Location: Homs outskirts, Syria
Slug: Military operation in al-Zarah village
Duration: 01’ 44”
Sound: Natural
Aspect Ratio/DEF: 16:9/SD
Source: TTM
Restrictions: TTM clients only
Dateline: 07-03-2014


  1. GV of al-Zarah village west of Homs
  2. Tracking of a Syrian air force jet
  3. Med of Syrian flag
  4. Wide of a burned fuel container hit by a shell
  5. Wide of an artillery shooting
  6. Med shot from on top of an artillery, pull in to wide of the spot where the shell fell
  7. Wide of various militia members loyal to Syrian government
  8. Med of a fighter looking with his military telescope
  9. Med of a fighter using his telescope
  10. Med of short-range missile
  11. Wide of a short-range artillery while shooting, pan/pull in to the spot where it fell
  12. tracking/med of a tank
  13. Two shots of fighters shooting their machine guns
  14. Med of a hole made in sand berms
  15. GV of the plains outside al-Zarah village


The Syrian Army army seized control of al-Zarah town in the countryside of Talkalakh in Homs province on Saturday, according to a report by the Syrian state news agency SANA.
The report says army units killed large numbers of opposition fighters and destroyed their weapons.
SANA says 30 opposition fighters in al-Zarah town surrendered and handed over their weapons.

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Yarmouk Camp, Syria-Interview with Fi...
By Transterra Editor
09 Apr 2014

Location: Damascus, Syria
Slug: UNRWA chief visiting refugees camp
Duration: 01’ 29”
Sound/Language: Natural/English
Aspect Ratio/Def: 16:9/SD
Source: TTMRestrictions: TTM clients
Dateline: Feb 24th 2014

1. Wide of UNRWA vehicles parked at the entrance of al-Yarmouk refugees camp
2. Wide of the Commissioner-General of the UNRWA with his team before going in the refugees camp
3. Commissioner-General of the UNRWA accompanied with the palestinian ambassador and some UN members in some byway of the al-Yarmouk refugees camp
4. Med of an interpreter translating to the UNRWA chief the situation of some resident from inside the camp
5. (soundbite)(ENGLISH) Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)“ Two days after my last visit; the camp was engulfed in this conflict. So it’s the first time after more than a year. But more importantly; the distributions that we have seen today still very small; they are the first distributions that have been happening for a few weeks now for the people that have been cut-off, besieged, trapped into Yarmouk for many months. So; it is a very important step, but like I said to the refugees themselves; this is the first step, this is a step that has been made possible by the agreements of the parties to their duty, which is to protect civilians and to spare them the consequences of war, but much more needed to be done, still a few poeple are coming, we need to reach out to them, we need to go to them not to people to come to us. We also need to reopen the schools, the clinics to do all their work.”
6. Wide of the Commissioner-Genreal getting in his vehicle at the outskirts of the refugees camp

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Syrian Children Reenact War Around Them
By TTM Contributor 9
09 Apr 2014

February 24, 2014
Location: Deir Ez Zour

Storyline: A group of children from Al Hamidiya neighborhood of Deir Ez Zour play war games in their former school, which was damaged during heavy fighting. Influenced by the fighters of the Free Syrian Army in Deir Ez Zour, the children organized themselves into make believe rebel brigades and pretend to fight each other. They use toy weapons made from wood lying around the neighborhood.

One of the children, known as 'The Genie' to the children of the neighborhood, is a 16 year old who dreams to become a doctor in order to help people who are ill or injured. His situation is similar to many of the children who are out receiving any education because of the war. After the destruction of most schools in the area and the fast escape of most teachers who chose to leave the city out of fear, there is little left for children to do with their time.

Interviewees: (Fill the name, the profession, what he says)

00:56 - We are the the Alhamidiah Martyrs Battalion in Al Hamidiah. Allah w Akbar.

Name – Profession: Mahmoud Fawaz Aloosh - Student

2:53 – 6:30 My name is Mahmoud Fawaz Alaloosh and I am 14 years old. I am in the 7th grade. I stand on the frontlines and face the dogs of Al Assad. The name of our battalion is the Alhamidiah Martyrs Battalion. They were shooting at us and sending explosions our way. We saw the other battalions and we decided to create our own. We hit the dogs of Al Assad. When the war started, we forgot our toys; but now we remember, and we resumed playing. This is my weapon. It is a piece of wood and I glued it to a metal rod. I used a bicycle tire. I put a little rock here and I shoot it. I am a fighter, and I want to fight the FSA.
All the schools have been shelled and bombed, as you can see. We are unable to study here. We study in people’s homes; they put some seats and got some books to teach us.
If I cant read arabic, I cannot read anything else.
You bring the elastic band to the back and you stick it in the small clamp. You get a rock, and you shoot it out.

Name – Profession: 'Al Genie' – Student

6:34 – 8:45 I am 'The Genie', a fighter in Alhamidiyah. I am in the 9th grade and I am 16 years old. This is our battalion here. Bashar bombs us everyday. All of this is because of Bashar, all of it. Everything shoots at us, from bombs, to missiles.. etc. We are not scared. We even endured an air strike. We came here, we wanted to fight, so we created this battalion. We are having fun, so we made these weapons and passed them along the battalion. We fight here in the neighborhood. Look what they did to the school, it is destroyed. We play in here.
I want to be a doctor when I grow up, to help out these people; the injured.

Name – Profession: Three soldiers of the battalion

11:25 – 12:30 We are part of the Alhaidiah Battalion. Bashar Al Assad and his dogs shot and bombed Alhamidiah. Just today we were hit by a bomb from the street next to us; killed two people and injured one. We want to grow up, now we are just playing.
We won’t study and we do not want an education, until the regime fails.
Name – Profession:

Shot List: (Description of various shots in the video)

• Various shots of:
• General shots of kids playing with their wooden weapons in their school yard.
• General shots of kids playing with their wooden weapons inside the school building.
• Shots of kids stepping on the photograph of president Bashar Al Assad printed on the school transcripts they used to receive while they were under the ruling of Al Assad.
• A clip shows the children in one of the class room reading out loud the statement of the formation of Alhamideya martyrs troop
• A clip of how the children are showing off their wooden guns and how they use it to shoot rocks and empty bullets
• A clip that shows the children using an old map they found in school to make the plan for their military attack.
• A clip of a child showing off his BKC look alike gun.
• A clip shows the children acting a role as if they’re attacking the soldiers of Al Assad.
• An interview with Mahmoud Fawaz Alaloosh, A 14 year old child in the seventh grade.
• An interview with 'The Genie', the ninth grade 16 year old kid who formed the troop.
• A clip shows the children training in the back yard of the destroyed school.
• Another clip of the children acting the role of fighting Al Assad soldiers.
• An interview with a few children talking about their situation and the condition of the schools in the city.
• A clip shows the children trying what is called a Smoke Bomb.

• ورقة المعلومات

• عنوان القصة: كتيبة شهداء الحميدية للأطفال
• التاريخ:  ٢٤ - ٢- ٢٠١٤
• موقع التصوير:  ديرالزور
• شرح القصة: مجموعة من أطفال حي الحميدية بديرالزور شرقي سورية جمعتهم الحرب بعد دمار مدرستهم ليشكلوا كتيبة من ابناء الحي ، حيث التأثر الكبير بمقاتلي الجيش الحر في الجزء المحرر من مدينة ديرالزور دفعهم لتصنيع اسلحتهم من الاخشاب المتواجدة في محيطهم
• (الجني) كما يحب ان يلقب يقود كتيبة شهداء الحميدية هو طفل في السادسة عشرة من عمره يحلم بأن يصبح طبيب كي يساعد الجميع وخاصة الجرحى والمصابين ، حاله حال الكثير من عناصر كتيبته الاطفال لا يتلقى التعليم في الوقت الحالي بينما الجزء القليل من الاطفال تذهب إلى مدارس بديلة اقيمت في المنازل بعد دمار معظم مدارس المدينة وتعرض الباقي منها للقصف بشكل دوري ، كما ان اغلب المدرسين هربوا من المدينة نتيجة للحملة العسكرية الكبيرة التي شهدتها المدينة.
• المتكلمون: (ذكر الإسم، الصفة، الكلام)
• الإسم – الصفة: محمود فواز العلوش – أحد الأطفال
• الإسم – الصفة: ''الجني'' – أحد الأطفال
• لائحة اللقطات: (شرح غير تفصيلي لمجموعة اللقطات بالفيديو)
• مجموعة لقطات تظهر:

١- لقطات عامة لأطفال يلعبون باسلحتهم الخشبية داخل باحة مدرستهم ٢- لقطات عامة لأطفال يلعبون بأسلحتهم الخشبية داخل بناء المدرسة ٣- لقطات للأطفال يقومون بالدهس على الجلاء المدرسي الذي كان يوزع في عهد الرئيس الأسد حيث يوجد عليه صورة الرئيس بشار الأسد ٤- لقطة للأطفال داخل آحد الصفوف وهم يقومون بتلاوة بيان تشكيل كتيبة شهداء الحميدية ٥- لقطات للأطفال وهم يستعرضون اسلحتهم الخشبية وكيفية اطلاق الحجارة والرصاص الفارغ بواسطتها ٦- لقطة للأطفال وهم يقومون بالاستعانة بأحد الخرائط التي وجدوها داخل مدرستهم المدمرة لوضع خطط لعمليات الهجوم التي يقومون بها ٧- لقطة لطفل وهو يستعرض سلاحه الخشبي على شكل رشاش (بي كي سي)  ٨- لقطة للأطفال وهم يقومون بتمثيل اشتباك مع قوات الأسد على أحد الجبهات ٩- لقاء مع الطفل محمود فواز العلوش ١٤ عاما في الصف السابع  ١٠- لقاء مع (الجني) ١٦ عاماً في الصف التاسع حيث قام بتأسيس كتيبة شهداء الحميدية ١١- لقطات لمجموعة من الأطفال وهم يقومون بتدريبات داخل باحة مدرستهم المدمرة ١٢- لقطات لمجموعة من الأطفال تقوم بتمثيل اشتباك مع قوات الأسد داخل مدرستهم المدمرة  ١٣- لقاء مع مجموعة من الأطفال يتحدثون به عن وضعهم ووضع المدارس في المدينة  ١٤- لقطات لأطفال يقومون بتجربة ما يسمونه بالقنبلة الدخانية

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Wounded Syrian Opposition Fighters in...
By Ali Majed
09 Apr 2014

Video shot on March 21, 2014 in Arsal, Lebanon
Syrian government troops took control of the strategic town of Yabroud near the border with Lebanon, on March 16, 2014. With nowhere else to flee, hundreds of Syrian rebel fighters retreated to the Lebanese border town of Arsal.

This video shows wounded Syrian opposition fighters receiving medical treatment in a hospital in Arsal. They talk about the fighting in Yabroud.
Fighter 1: I was in Yabroud, and I was injured by the helicopter. It was shooting and I got injured.
Fighter 2: I was injured at the front, in the battle. We were fighting and throwing bombs at one another while we were ten meters away from each other and the bomb hit us. I got injured while we were resisting them. My leg and my arm wre amputated while another bomb hit again and injured me one more time. They’re destroying our houses and dropping bombs on us and fighting us with artillery weapons and guns, slaughtering our children. This horrible system doesn’t have mercy for children or humans or nature or anything, criminals.
Abu Abdo Al Homsi -FSA fighter in Fjr Al Islam: I belong to the troop of Fajr Al Islam. I was fighting on the Yabroud front, Erbeen specifically. There are many types of weapons they used against us such as the “Cornet Rockets” that has a range of 7 kilometers. What is special about this rocket is that it has sensors that allow it to track the machinery wherever it goes. Another kind is the Thermobaric Weapons. It’s a kind of explosive that uses the oxygen in the surrounding and then explodes taking the whole house down.
Hezbollah was there, mostly “Badr” Troop, and also the troop of Abu Al Fadel Al Abbas which belongs to Iraq. I don’t know what to tell you. There was betrayal from many troops and the amount of weaponry was huge. Some people benefited from the death and suffering of the men you’ve seen. I’m a fighter and always will be, wherever I am I will always hold the banner of ‘’La Ilah Ella Allah, Mohammad Rasool Allah’’.
Shot List:
- Shot of the hospital in Ersal. - Interview with wounded FSA fighter 1 - Various shots of wounded FSA fighters. - Interview with wounded FSA fighter 2 - Various shots of wounded FSA fighters -Interview with Abu Abdo Al Homsi, an FSA fighter in Fajr Al Islam.

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Aid into Yarmouk Refugee Camp, Syria
By Transterra Editor
09 Apr 2014

Location: South Damascus, Syria
Slug: New shipment of aid into refugees camp
Duration: 03’ 27”
Aspect Ratio/Def: 16:9/ SD
Sound/Language: Natural/Arabic
Source: TTM
Restrictions: TTM clients only
Dateline: 18-03-2014


Distribution of food aid, polio vaccines and milk in al- Yarmouk Camp in Damascus and the evacuation of humanitarian cases was resumed on Tuesday, according to head of the political department of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) in Damascus, Ambassador Anwar Abdelhadi.

Maher Sheikha, the medical services officials at the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) said: “800 milk containers, 2,000 polio vaccines, 200 vitamin ampoules, and 1,000 packets of salts were brought into the camp and delivered to the Palestinian Red Crescent.”

He added that several people in critical condition have been evacuated and talks are ongoing to evacuate others.


  1. Wide shot of the main street at the entrance to the al-Yarmouk refugees camp
  2. Wide of two ambulance vehicles parked outside the al-Yarmouk camp reading in Arabic: Palestinian Red Crescent Society, in english P.R.C.S
  3. Close of an ambulance reading in Arabic: Palestinian Red Crescent Society
  4. Wide of devastation at the entrance of the camp
  5. Two shots of narrow streets inside the camp where destroyed and burned buildings showing
  6. Med of male residents of the camp crowding in wait for aid
  7. Med of elderly woman approaching to the camera followed by two volunteers helping a man on wheeled-chair
  8. Wide of residents of the camp wondering in a devastated street with volunteers and UNRWA workers
  9. Med of male residents waiting for their turn to get aid inside the camp
  10. Two shots of UN workers handing out food to the residents of the camp
  11. Wide of an alley inside the camp
  12. Wide of people at check point inside the camp in wait to get food
  13. Med of a young man in military uniform with residents behind waiting for the aid
  14. Med of women waiting in line inside the camp
  15. Tilt down from destroyed buildings to women inline inside the camp waiting for their shares of food
  16. Close of a little boy drawing the Victory sign with his fingers standing beside his mother inline with other women
  17. Med of women waiting inline
  18. Two lines of men and women in wait for the aid to arrive
  19. (soundbite)(ARABIC) male resident of the camp, no name given
    “ Only one meal! I’m standing here to talking to you and feeling as if i am fainting, I’m about to fall, I have never eaten since yesterday. I pray to God to help us”
  20. Med of women standing inline waiting to receive food aid
  21. (soundbite)(ARABIC) female resident of the camp, no name given
    “ We are suffering a lot of hunger, we go to Yalda to buy stuff and they sell us nothing, they ask us to get back to the camp”
  22. Wide of completely devastated main street inside the camp
  23. (soundbite)(ARABIC) elderly women from the camp, no name given
    “ All my children had been displaced, they all left their houses, their houses had been robbed. We had not even tasted bread for nine months. There is no food in the camp, they sell 1 kilo of rice for ten thousand pound. I’m an elderly woman and I’m all alone in the house. Everyday they attack me and I always have to hide, about what religion and what faith they are talking? May God not forgive them! May they slaughter and kill me!”
  24. Wide of destroyed building. Pull out to wider view of residents of the camp inline to get food
  25. Wide of men and women in line to register their names before getting aid
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From Shot Put Champion to Pipe Bomb R...
Deir Ezzor
By TTM Contributor 9
09 Apr 2014


The FSA fighter Abu Qazem went from Syrian shot put champion to commander of Om Al Qura Brigade in Deir Ezzor. He was a student at the local university when he joined the Shot Put championship that led him to compete in and win the national championship. He was working in construction before the revolution when he became the commander of Om Al Qura Brigade in Al Jabeela neighborhood that is considered one of the regional symbols in the uprising against government forces. The iron ball that made Abu Qazem a national champion has now transformed into the hand grenade that Abu Qazem is famous for throwing at enemy targets, including large distances and heavy bombs than others have a hard time getting it to their targets.

Shot List

  1. General shots of Abou Kazem as he prepares bombs to throw on AlAsad's forces on the front line in Deir Ezzour's Aljabila neighborhood.
  2. General shots of Abou Kazem with members of his fighting group as they are discussing the best places to throw the bombs.
  3. A shot of Abou Kazem orienting one of the members to throw a bomb on AlAsad's forces in AlJabila, Deir Ezzor.
  4. A set of wide shots of Abou Kazem throwing rocks on AlAsad forces, an everyday exercise of his hands that helps him throw big boms.
  5. Abou Kazem climbing the stairs of a destructed building to throw a bomb from its rooftop in Deir Ezzor.
  6. Abou Kazem spotting the areas of presence of the regime's forces on the front line opposed to him in order to throw a bomb.
  7. A shot of Abou Kazem preparing the place in order to throw the bomb.
  8. A shot of Abou Kazem as he prepares the bomb and throws it onto AlAsad's forces before hearing gunfire.
  9. A shot of Abou Kazem asking through the wireless device about the movements of the regime's forces after the bomb was thrown.
  10. Abou Kazem peeking on the sites of AlAsad's forces.
  11. A shot Abou Kazem sneaking with a fellow fighter from building rooftop to another in Deir Ezzor, East of Syria.
  12. A shot of Abou Kazem looking through an opening of a destructed house in Deir Ezzor, East of Syria.
  13. Abou Kazem sitting on a couch in the center of a front line in AlJabila neighborhood, with the shells he uses against AlAsad's forces next to him.
  14. A sequence of shots of Abou Kazem as he sits on the front line and jokes with the fighters.
  15. An interview with Abou Kazem in which he speaks about his experience and tells the story of how he was transformed from a hero of a Shut Put hero to a shell bomb thrower.
  16. An interview with Abou Kazem's companion, a fighter from a neighboring front line, in which he explains why they resorted to Abou Kazem to throw bombs.


Abou Kazem- commander of Om Al Qura Brigade in Deir Al Zour :
"In the name of god, I am the Mojahed (fighter) Abou AlKazem, the military leader of the brigade “Om Alkora” in AlJibali neighborhood of Deir Ezzor.  We have been here for a year.  The fighting started in different ways; one of them is with the local mortars of different sizes. Before the revolution, I used to have simple jobs such as construction. I was also an athlete and won the Shot Put local competition in Deir Ezzor in the first year, as for the second year, I won the Shot Put championship of the Syrian Republic.
Then came the blessed revolution and took me, forcefully or unintentionally, from throwing iron balls to throwing bombs in my country and homeland. We ask of god to appreciate us for these deeds.
If god wishes, after this blessed revolution will triumph over the tyrant, I will go back to my original work domain of construction. And with the will of god, we will rebuild this country after Bashar and his subordinates destructed it, and we will reconstruct the infrastructure and people’s hearts, which are full of love and obedience for god. We will build it internally and externally if god wills."

No name mentioned-FSA fighter in Om Al Qura Brigade in Deir Al Zour :
"In the name of god, we assigned him to throw mortars because he has physical strength as a Shot Put athlete and can throw the mortars to a farther distance.  He is of help to us for his expertise. We thank him for this service because he is a national champion and a battle champion too."

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Syrians Use Trash As Source of Altern...
By Transterra Editor
09 Apr 2014

Farmers in rebel-controlled Douma, northeast of Damascus, are finding creative ways to run their irrigation machines in lieu of a steady supply of gas. They, along with other locals, are now using trash and animal remains to extract methane gas from waste as a source of alternative energy.

This video shows the specific process of making this gas, from filling a hole in the ground with the waste, adding water, and covering it after with plastic bags. They then wait for the methane gas to be produced. Using tubes, they transport the gas into tanks and reservoirs.


Adnan Mbayyed - Agriculture Engineer
Currently, we found an alternative solution for producing energy by using gas holes in specific measurements, which depend on what we want to use it for. The hole is approximately 3-4 meters wide, and 75 cm. deep. Cow feces and some plants and grass are put in the hole and tightly covered with plastic. We water this combination, and due to the reaction of the material inside the plastic cover, methane gas is produced. This gas gets filtered and sent either directly to the generator, or to the ovens to be used for cooking.

Abo Aboud - Farmer
After I saw how expensive gas has become, and I needed to use my generator for watering my plants and animals, the local committee told me about this alternative and they taught me how to do this hole to produce gas. Because of this hole, now I am watering my land, and my animals have water to drink, and I also have gas to be used at home as well.

Abo Aboud - Farmer
This hole is in its final stages. Everyday, the gas it produces helps us get our generators working so we can extract water from the ground.

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Young Syrians from Students to Firemen
By Transterra Editor
09 Apr 2014

Like Ahmed Al Ali, Ahmed Al Masri and Abed Allatif Al Zain from Aleppo, many young men have been forced to out of school because of the war in Syria. The three teenagers are wanted by the government for taking parts in demonstrations. They decided to volunteer as firefighters in rebel controlled areas of Aleppo, "until the regime breaks down" they say. In their free time, Ahmed Al Ali, Ahmed Al Masri and Abed Allatif Al Zain say they like to read poetry and books so that they don't forget what they learned in school.

- Ahmed Al Ali: "I’m a high school student in my last year. I joined the revolution after I took part in many protests. After the rebels took over many areas in Aleppo, I volunteered at the fire department of Aleppo with a few of my schoolmates. Thank god we were able to extinguish a few fires and saved many lives. Hopefully I will go back to school when the war is over".

  • Ahmed Al Masri: "I’m a university student, I joined the revolution and I wasn’t able to continue my studies. We gathered a group of friends to volunteer as firemen and help extinguish fires in Aleppo. This mission didn’t keep me from studying. In our free time we still read poetry and literature books. We hope everything will go back to normal so that and we can go back to university. When the war is over, will be proud to have helped our country by being part of Aleppo's fire department.

  • Abed Allatif Al Zain: "I’m a high school student in my last year. I dropped out of school and joined the revolution. Then I registered at Bab Al Nayrab fire department in Aleppo. We helped extinguish many fires. Thank god we were able to take control and saved many lives. My friend Ahmed suggested that we keep reading books so we wouldn’t forget what we have studied before. We are hoping to go back to school when the revolution wins.

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Clashes in Damascus' Eastern Suburb o...
By Transterra Editor
09 Apr 2014

Footage shot in Al-Meliha on April 6, 2014 - Government forces launched a pre-emptive attack on Damascus' eastern suburb of Al-Meliha.
Al-Meliha is a town of great strategic importance for the control of Damascus. It is located next to the city of Jaramana, on the road leading to Damascus International Airport. It is also considered as an important entrance to Damascus.

Abu Ali - Commander of the Ali Mustapha Brigade: "What happened in the last three days was pressure and attacks by Assad's forces and shabiha. With God's will we were able to stop this attack and harm government forces by destroying several of their tanks and killing at least twenty five government soldiers, not counting the bodies they took with them and the ones who ran away. Al-Meliha was attacked by several sides. They attacked from Temico, Al-Nour checkpoint, the diesel silos, as well as from Jobar and Deir Salman. They tried to attack from more than five or six places."

Abu Mohammad - Field Commandew on Al-Meliha Front: "In the Name of God the Merciful, we are here resisting and patient, in the land of Jihad, in Al-Meleha in Eastern Ghouta. We stopped several army advances and surprises them many times. There was a lot of dead on the regime side. Thanks to God we are still here and we are patient. This is a very strategic area."

Abu Nader - Al-Meliha resident: "We are in the FSA control area of Al-Meliha. This is Al-Meliha's municipality and police station. Nothing here remains under regime's."

تحاول قوات الجيش النظامي اقتحام بلدة المليحة في الغوطة الشرقية المحاصرة. الجيش السوري يحاول عبر هذا الهجوم، توجيه ضربة استباقية للثوار بعد معلومات عن هجوم وشيك على دمشق. تعتبر بلدة المليحة ذات اهمية استراتيجية كبيرة حيث تقع بجوار مدينة جرمانا على طريق مطار دمشق الدولي، كما تعتبر مدخل مهما الى حي باب شرقي وسط دمشق. وبحسب ناشطين فإن المعارك تشهد كر وفر من دون اي سيطرة تذكر لاي طرف بالرغم من القصف العنيف الذي ينفذه سلاح الجو السوري حيث تم احصاء اكثر 40 غارة جوية اضافة لسقوط ما يقارب الالف قذيفة مدفعية و6 صواريخ ارض ارض، بين يومي السبت في 05/04/2014 والأحد 06/04/2014

الإسم – الصفة:ابو علي قائد الوية الحبيب المصطفى

الإسم – الصفة ابو محمد قائد ميداني بجبهة المليحة

الاسم والصفة ابو نادر مواطن من سكان بلدة المليحة

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Maaloula Nuns are Freed by Rebels in ...
Jdaidat Yabous
By TTM Contributor 4
09 Apr 2014

Dope Sheet

Story title: The release of the Maloula nuns
Production Date: 10-March-2014
Site: Yaboos crossing on the Syrian-Lebanese border

Storyline: The nuns of the monastery Mar Taqla from the town of Maloula in the suburbs of Damascus are brought to the Yaboos crossing, after a kidnapping that lasted more than 90 days.
The 13 nuns and three teachers that were with them arrived to the crossing of Yaboos in a security convoy of Lebanese General Security, headed by the Director General of the General Security Abbas Ibrahim. The nun Blajaa Sayyaf said in a statement to reporters that the treatment received by the nuns from Jabhat Al Nussra was good and well.

Sayyaf denied that anyone forced them to remove their crosses but they did it themselves, noting that they moved in several places.
Sayyaf thanked Director General of the Lebanese General Security Abbas Ibrahim for his efforts, and also thanked the Syrian president for communication with the Emir of Qatar.
The nuns were detained in December after the control of Islamist fighters on the old part of the Christian town of Maloula north of Damascus.

Sources from the Syrian capital revealed that the exchange deal for the Lebanese nuns was done after the release of 153 detained women in prisons of the Syrian regime, where some of them were transferred to Lebanon.
Maloula town which is located about 55 kilometers north of Damascus has a majority population of Christians, especially Roman Catholics who speak Aramaic, the language of Christ.


Name: Mother Fadia Al Ham
"The kidnapping of the nuns in itself constitute the most extreme evil in Syria, there return is the turning point to the better, to humanity, to solve the situation in a humanitarian way, where the human relates to his human brother, the solution above all should be Syrians between each other, secondly it will be between Syria and its neighbors, finally between the big people in the world, this is a message we say to the human being to come back to his essence and do not use everything for personal gain, because the human being is above all the nuns will tell us, as they have become witnesses to this crisis, think about all the kidnapped in Syria today, think about all the killed in Syria, all the widows and martyrs, and the destroyed infrastructure. Stop destroying the landmarks of a country that has nothing to do with the situation as a country. We want to thank all the people that intervened to help bring our nuns back, I will thanked the kidnappers for bringing them back, and hopefully all the kidnappers in Syria will follow them and bring the kidnapped back so we can rejoice like today. And hopefully we will get rid of the violence in Syria and everywhere in the world".

Name: Major General Abbas Ibrahim Director of the Lebanese General Security
"The operation has ended the nuns that were kidnapped are now with the general security and are on their way here, we are known that we abide by all of what we are committed to, a part of the operation we will do starting tomorrow morning, the guarantee is president Al Assad and we will continue Based on this guarantee. We started with the serious work 4 months ago".

Name: One of the freed nuns of the monastery of Mar Taqla in the town of Maloula
"They served us and helped us and they gave us a palace to live in not a house." Q: How did you get out? "They freed us."
Q: Why? "Because we asked".
Q: Why did they kidnap you in the first place?
"Because Jabhat al Nussra was trying to destroy our monastery that is why they took us".

Shot List:
• The immigration department building of the Ministry of the Interior at the Syrian border with Lebanon • Figures and members of the media waiting for nuns in the waiting room of the passport and immigration building • Nuns arrival to the waiting room of the passport and immigration building • nuns in the presence of the governor of Damascus and the Director-General of the Lebanese General Security Abbas Ibrahim and a crowd of media and parents in the waiting room of the Passport and Immigration building

ورقة المعلومات

عنوان القصة: الافراج عن راهبات معلولا

تاريخ الإنتاج:10-03-2014

موقع التصوير: معبر جديدة يابوس على الحدود السورية اللبنانية

شرح القصة: وصلت راهبات دير مار تقلى في بلدة معلولا بريف دمشق الى معبر جديدة يابوس بعد اختطاف دام اكثر من 90 يوماً .

الراهبات الـ 13 والمعلمات الـ 3 الواتي كن برفقتهن وصلن الى معبر جديدة يابوس بموكب امني تابع للامن العام اللبناني يرئسه مدير عام الامن العام عباس ابراهيم ..

وقالت الراهبة بلاجيا سياف في تصريح للصحفيين ان المعاملة التي تلقتها الراهبات من جبهة النصرة كانت معاملة جيدة وحسنة ".

و نفت سياف ان يكون احد اجبرهن على خلع الصلبان بل أنهن من قمن بذلك ، مشيرة الى انهن تنقلت في عدة امكنة ".

وشكرت الراهبة سياف مدير عام الامن العام اللبناني عباس ابراهيم على جهوده وكذلك شكرت الرئيس السوري لتواصله مع امير قطر ".

وكانت الراهبات احتجزن في ديسمبر/كانون الأول بعد سيطرة مقاتلين إسلاميين على الجزء القديم من بلدة معلولا المسيحية شمال دمشق.

وكشفت مصادر في العاصمة السورية ان صفقة تبادل الراهبات اللبنانيات تم بعد الافراج عن 153 معتقلة سورية في سجون النظام السوري ، حيث تم نقل بعضهم الى لبنان ".

وتقع بلدة معلولا على بعد 55 كلم شمالي دمشق وغالبية سكانها من المسيحيين خصوصا من الروم الكاثوليك الذين يتكلمون الآرامية لغة المسيح.

المتكلمون: (ذكر الإسم، الصفة، مختصر الكلام).

الإسم – الصفة: الام فاديا الحام

الإسم – الصفة:اللواء عباس ابراهيم مدير الامن العام اللبناني

الإسم – الصفة: راهبة محررة من راهبات دير مار تقلا في بلدة معلولا

لائحة اللقطات: ( شرح غير تفصيلي لمجموعة اللقطات بالفيديو)

                     -            مبنى ادارة الهجرة والجوازات التابع لوزارة الداخلية السورية عند الحدود مع لبنان.

                                      -            شخصيات واعلاميين في انتظار الراهبات في صالون مبنى ادارة الهجرة والجوازات

                                                    -            وصول الراهبات والدخول الى صالون مبنى ادارة الهجرة والجوازات

                 -            الراهبات بحضور محافظ ريف دمشق والمدير العام للامن العام اللبناني عباس ابراهيم وحشد من الاعلاميين والاهل في صالون مبنى ادارة الهجرة والجوازات.
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Eastern Ghouta-Chemical Attack Aftermath
Zamalka, Eastern Ghouta, Syria
By Transterra Editor
09 Apr 2014

Seven months after the Sarin gas attack on the Damascus suburb of Ghouta on August 21st, 2013, some survivors speak out. Estimates of the death toll range between 300 to more than one thousand. The attack was blamed on the government of Syrian President Bashar al Assad.

Om Mahmoud – Medic
''This is the road I take everyday for work and on the day of the attack it was really hard to see here, it was all covered in fog. A missile hit over there and another one over here, they were car accidents cause the people couldn’t see anything. There were bodies everywhere; we were basically walking on corpse. We didn’t know what to do; we didn’t expect the chemicals to be dropped in these proportions. We did all we can do to help and save people. I hope we saved lots of lives.''

Name – Profession: Om Mahmoud – Medic
''The strike happened at 2:30 in the morning, 2 passed 10 we saw the missiles in the air. At first we thought it was regular chemical weapons, which will give us 3 or 4 martyrs only, like they always hit us with. Of course no one believes that they’re using chemical weapons on us. We took the people to the roofs, thinking that the chemicals stay on the ground, cause it’s heavy. Then people started calling for everyone to leave Zamalka, I was like, I’m medical staff, I have to stay here. All the way here the road was covered in fog and ambulances. I arrived to this area; there were corpses and car accidents everywhere. Here hit the first shell close to the hospital, and there was a huge amount of martyrs here. We were forced to walk on the corpses so we could save some people. At the end we couldn’t even see the needles that we were supposed to use. We did all we could, to help the children and women. Finally we were hit as well; our nervous system was hit at the hospital. Another shell hit the same area here next to the hospital, and we couldn’t do or feel anything. We couldn’t see or here, our nerves were not functioning. It took me two days to recover, I was one of the first people vomiting blood, and the doctors were surprised. There were other cases too, different ones since there were thousands of people who were hit, and children were hit. It was really horrible; whoever didn’t see this can’t imagine what it was like. There were bodies everywhere, we were taking them and putting them in cars, I was bleeding and vomiting blood. I was affected by the chemical, I feel like I have the flu constantly and I’m experiencing hair loss. I’m affected by the chemical, it’s for good. No one believed us; they think we’re imagining all this. Whatever we say it’s not enough. If we buried the children and elderly, if Buthayna Shaaban and come and see. They think we played them; it’s Bashar al Assad who played us.

Interviewer: What are the after effects of the strike?

Om Mahmoud: Everybody is suffering from depression. There is not a single home that didn’t lose a family member. There are families where only one person is left alive. You see those people have completely lost their minds. I know someone in that situation. You can see him walk down the street and he’s completely disillusioned. His brothers, sisters and parents are all gone. Families as they were sleeing all died. Some bodies were found after several days, once the chemical dispersed from the air. All this is a lesson for us, so we’d know that the regime is corrupt and everyone supports it. They think we’re not from this earth, we’re residents of Mars.

Interviewer: Did you lose anyone?

Om Mahmoud: I didn’t lose anyone from my family but I lost lots of colleagues and friends. In Eastern Ghouta, a lot of people died. At least 6 people from the medical center, where I work, died. Sadly.''

FSA Fighter:
''On the day of the chemical attacks, we were sleeping, so were the civilians. Some of the revolutionaries were on the frontline and at 2:30 in the morning, they hit us with chemical weapons. We felt it and went outside and found people dying so we called for first aid to come and help the people in these towns. Hundreds of people were affected, children, women and men. We were working in aiding people, driving back and forth and getting the affected. Some people died from the shelling as they were being transported, they hit the area with missiles and rockets. They hit us with everything there is and destroyed the buildings and the streets, so that ambulances wouldn’t be able to transport the people. The shelling kept going for three days, with rockets and warplanes, on Zamalka. Thank to God though the army wasn’t able to move forward.

Interviewer: Were any children martyred?

FSA Fighter: Children are dying here because of the chemical attack, and there is around a 1000, 1500 martyrs that were taken from Zamalka.

Interviewer: What are the psychological and other effects?

FSA Fighter: The effect is that you walk around here and not see anyone, everyone left. Young people, men and children, all left, there’s no one left. You walk around here and find yourself alone. You tell yourself this is this person’s house and that is that family’s but no one left here.''

Child 1
''Child One: I was in Zamalka at home.

Interviewer: What did you feel when the chemical strike happened?

Child One: I felt like my eyes got affected and my stomach started to hurt.

Interviewer: Was anyone from your family hit?

Child one: My dad and two of my uncles.

Interviewer: Did they get wounded or were they martyred?

Child one: They were martyred?

Interviewer: How did your dad die?

Child one: My dad was working in first aid and while he was doing his job he suddenly fell down to the floor.

Interviewer: Did you see your dad getting killed?

Child One: I didn’t see him except in the photographs.''

Child 2
''Interviewer: Where were you during the chemical attacks?

Child Two: I was at home in Zamalka.

Interviewer: What were you doing during the attack?

Child Two: I was sleeping.

Interviewer: What did you feel during the attack.

Child Two: I didn’t feel anything; I woke up and found out that a lot of people died, including family.

Interviewer: Did the chemicals affect you?

Child Two: No they didn’t

Interviewer: Did anyone from your family die?

Child Two: My uncle and my grandparents were martyred, and two other uncles were hit but they were hospitalized and survived.

Interviewer: What can you say about your uncle and grandparents?

Child Two: They used to loves us a lot, and we used to visit them often. It really saddened us.''

Child 3
''Interviewer: Where were you during the chemical attacks?

Child Three: In Zamalka at home.

Interviewer: What were you doing during the attack?

Child Three: I was sleeping

Interviewer: What happened after the attack?

Child Three: I woke up and went to my grandma’s; I waited there and ended up at the hospital.

Interviewer: Did anything happen to any of your relatives?

Child Three: Only my aunt, my dad and my cousin died.

Interviewer: What do you have to say about your dad?

Child Three: He used to love us a lot, and we used to play together and go out''

Child 4
''Interviewer: Where were you during the chemical attack?

Child Four: I was asleep at home.

Interviewer: What did you feel when the chemical attack happened?

Child Four: I didn’t feel anything I just woke up.

Interviewer: The chemical didn’t affect you?

Child Four: My eyes started hurting.

Interviewer: Did anything happen to any of your relatives?

Child Four: Both my brothers.

Interviewer: What happened?

Child Four: They were martyred''

''Until the first aid team arrived, we stayed for around two hours at home; they arrived and found us inside. We couldn’t see clearly, we were nauseous and were experiencing difficulty breading and coughing unnaturally. They took us out of the area and gave us the proper medicine.

Interviewer: Who got martyred or got hit in your family?

Man: No one was martyred in the family thank God, but we were all hit. Around 19 of us and our neighbor and his family and my friend wife came over, we were around 23 people in there.

Interviewer: Are you suffering from any side effects?

Man: Thank God no.
Interviewer: What about ant psychological effect?

Man: This one of course, we were shocked to witness our friends and neighbors killed. Every road we took, we saw someone we know who was dead. It was saddening.''

Shot List:
• Various shots of: Damaged buildings and cars • Shot of: President Bashar Al Assad on groung • Various shots of: Cemetary where most of the chemical attack victims were buried • Various shots of: ''The Grand Mosque of Zamalka'' • Various shots of: People in Streets • Various shots of: Om Mahmoud (the medic), • Various shots of: Caricature, drawings and paintings by Om Mahmoud • Various shots of: FSA Fighter • Various Shots of: Children

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Syrian Conflict Footage: Editor's Picks
By Transterra Editor
29 Nov 2013

Conflict footage from both sides of the Syrian conflict, on the ground from contributors all over the country. This collection consists of produced, rough cut, and raw, footage.

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