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Hassan Illeik
Seven months after the end of the Syrian chemical weapons crisis, the Syrian army is making progress in the Damascus countryside and the opposition...
Monday, April 14, 2014
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Rami Kousa
Since the start of the crisis in Syria, the capital has been experiencing the bourgeoning of a unique kind of cultural scene. Individual and...
Saturday, April 12, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi
Since 2003, the largest refugee population in the region – other than the Palestinians – were Iraqis, many of whom fled war and disarray in Iraq to...
Friday, April 11, 2014
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Lara Bitar
What happens when the media becomes intricately linked to one of the warring sides of a conflict, so much so that it becomes indistinguishable from...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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A mortar attack on the Damascus Opera House killed two people on Sunday, state media reported, as government forces pressed a campaign against rebels...
Sunday, April 6, 2014
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Firas Choufi
For over an hour and a half, our car cut its way through the Hauran plateau at great speed. On the road from Damascus to the city of Daraa, in the...
Thursday, April 3, 2014
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Qassem Qassem
Palestinian group Hamas is flirting with the notion of restoring its ties with Syria. Though the reconciliation process will take some time, Hamas...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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Suhaib Anjarini
The United States and its allies sound like a broken record when they claim to only “support moderate rebels” in Syria. This support, however,...
Saturday, March 29, 2014
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Laith al-Khatib
Many workers in Damascus and its countryside continue to work in the industrial zones surrounding the capital even though the war has hit their...
Friday, March 28, 2014
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