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Rameh Hamieh, Ossama al-Kadiry
Security sources told Al-Akhbar that the army will deal “with the armed terrorist groups in a tougher manner.” The sources said the army will target...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Syria has gone a year without a reported polio case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, after a massive immunization campaign...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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At least 128 journalists were killed around the world so far in 2014, according to the Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) annual report. The Middle East...
Monday, December 15, 2014
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A viral video showing a Syrian boy rescuing a girl under gunfire, watched online by millions of viewers and widely shared by media agencies, was...
Saturday, November 15, 2014
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Rebecca Whiting
Standing before the photographs of French artist Emeric Lhuisset, portraying fighters in majestic poses, the fallen silently mourned, the air thick...
Saturday, November 24, 2012
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Antoun Issa
Discourse on Syria in recent months has been dominated by pundits of war from both sides of the fence. Anti-regime ravings for NATO intervention are...
Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Abdel Kafi al-Samad
The feuding Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen districts are filled with war-scarred architectural treasures. Everyone who knows pre-civil war Tripoli...
Saturday, June 23, 2012
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Jaafar al-Sirr
The Sudanese government is trying to pick up the pieces after it was revealed that the opening of a new billion-dollar sugar factory would be...
Thursday, April 5, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Joint Armed Forces Masoud Jazayeri says Tehran’s support for Syria is the same as its support for Palestine and...
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
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