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Druze leader and MP Walid Jumblatt has gone a long way in adopting a hostile position towards the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. At the start...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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While $2.4 million in municipal funds slated for a fire-station disappear without a trace, the state can’t afford to pay firefighters a decent wage...
Monday, August 20, 2012
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Former minister and intelligence operative Michel Samaha was arrested by a police strike force on Thursday morning. Many see his detention and the...
Friday, August 10, 2012
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This week, the southern province of Sweida in Syria was on the verge of erupting in violence after over a dozen police officers from the area were...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
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In Hizb ut-Tahrir’s (Party of Liberation) opinion, the Syrian regime is certainly going to fall and the opposition is an agent of the West, Saudi...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
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Walid Jumblatt’s relationship with the spiritual authorities within the Druze community is temperamental. The sheikhs are partners when they share...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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