civil war

Amer Mohsen
I know that what follows will not please many people in the Syrian opposition, including the decent men and women who have proven in the past years...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
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Rana Harbi
Thirty-nine years ago armed militias crept behind stone walls, snipers crouched on rooftops, and barricades invaded the streets of Lebanon,...
Sunday, April 13, 2014
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Ibrahim al-Amin
There is no longer any need for euphemisms to describe the fighting in Syria, writes Al-Akhbar’s editor-in-chief, on the second anniversary of the...
Friday, March 15, 2013
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Amer al-Sabayleh
Two years after the outbreak of the first protests in Syria, the crisis is entering a stage in which the contending parties are searching for a...
Friday, March 15, 2013
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Radwan Mortada
The balance of power on the ground in Syria has not decisively shifted, whether in favor of the regime or the armed opposition. A stalemate prevails...
Friday, March 15, 2013
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Roula Ibrahim
Walid Jumblatt’s current monopoly over Druze politics in Mount Lebanon owes much of its success to two men, Ghazi al-Aridi and Akram Chehayeb. The...
Sunday, September 23, 2012
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Sectarian kidnappings in Lebanon are not new. Druze and Maronites engaged in this sport back in the 19th century. The Lebanese Phalanges Party also...
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Rasha al-Ameer
Colleagues at the public and private schools where he spent his professional life are filled with admiration and affection for Mahmoud Assaf. At the...
Sunday, July 15, 2012
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The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Sunday it now considers the conflict in Syria to be a full-blown civil war, meaning...
Sunday, July 15, 2012
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