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Radwan Mortada
The second part of Al-Akhbar’s exclusive series on the Free Syrian Army in Lebanon delves into the organization’s shaky command structures, casualty...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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Tarek Abd al-Hayy
For the first time since the outbreak of the Syrian uprising, defectors have managed to secure a strong presence in several towns in the Damascene...
Friday, January 27, 2012
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Bassam Alkantar
Walid Jumblatt has called for Druze soldiers in Syria to disobey orders to fire on civilians. His comments garnered a variety of critical responses...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Asa Winstanley
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has become the most quoted, and most disputed, primary source of casualty figures in Syria. Al-Akhbar...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Khalil Sweileh
After decades of the Syrian state having complete control of unions, a group of writers decided to break the monopoly. Damascus – The founders of the...
Thursday, January 12, 2012
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Layal Haddad
The year that saw the end of silence saw a rise in taboos. Regardless of what may lie next, the media landscape in the Arab world has definitely...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
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Khalil Sweileh
An inventory of cultural losses is more apt for 2011 rather than searching for cultural accomplishments in Syria. It was an exceptional year that...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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Serene Assir
Cairo | Interview - The pact concluded on Friday between Haytham al-Manna of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) and Burhan Ghalioun, head of...
Monday, January 2, 2012
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Mohammad Shalabi
It was not easy for 28-year-old Nidal A to agree to talk about his experience as a prisoner after being detained for participating in the protests....
Saturday, December 31, 2011
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