City of Dreams

Finding a Home a World Away: Middle East

Eight Middle Eastern immigrants share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm, Abby Ledoux, Schaefer Edwards, Catherine Matusow, and Erica Hernandez

Night Out For Austin Tice

Restaurants Rally to Support Houston Journalist Held Captive In Syria

The family of Austin Tice, who has been detained since 2012, hopes the initiative will raise awareness and funds.

04/16/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Damascus Dining

Want To Try Syrian Food? It's Nearby at Island Grill

A new location means you're always close to the juice bar and Mediterranean grill.

05/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Women in Politics

Hillary Clinton Visits Houston in Support of Annie's List

Clinton condemned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical gas attacks on Syria.

04/10/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Homeland

How Houston Became the Country’s Most Welcoming City for Refugees

The Syrian refugee crisis has shed light on Houston's open door policy.

02/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt