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It is no secret that Al Jazeera is the media arm of Qatari foreign policy, which has suffered a successive series of setbacks, particularly in Syria...
Saturday, December 27, 2014
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Syrian screenwriter Halla Diyab should be grateful that the late cleric Mohammed Said Ramadan al-Bouti bashed her controversial drama series “What...
Friday, February 7, 2014
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As the film “King of the Sands” debuted in Syrian cinemas, Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud, a half-brother of King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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On Syria TV’s morning talk shows, the topics range from the day’s weather to segments highlighting the latest fashion trends. At night, the news...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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After a lifetime of creating happiness, Yassin Bakoush (1938-2013), a famous Syrian comedian, was killed by a rocket last Sunday, 24 February 2013.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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The official Syrian Television and Radio General Production Company has tried before to address the turmoil engulfing the country, even in the early...
Thursday, January 31, 2013
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Damascus – While fighting continues to rage across Syria, closing in on the capital of Damascus, Syrian producers of television drama series are...
Friday, November 30, 2012
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Damascus – The walls of Maamoun Abdul-Karim’s office behind the National Museum in Damascus are covered with photographs of artifacts and sites...
Monday, October 29, 2012
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In the gardens of the National Museum in Damascus, a number of activists gather on a regular basis. They discuss their concerns and try to think of...
Saturday, October 6, 2012
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It was rumored months ago that the Central Bank of Syria printed currency that does not abide by certain specifications and is only fit for trading...
Monday, June 25, 2012
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