Syrian opposition

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Nahed Hattar
Just as talks of an internal settlement started to emerge in Syria, Israel delivered a humiliating slap with its border incursion – an attack that...
Friday, February 1, 2013
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Nasser Charara
On Wednesday, 30 January 2013, Moaz al-Khatib, president of the opposition Syrian National Coalition (SNC), announced that he was prepared to hold...
Thursday, January 31, 2013
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Amer Mohsen
When you find yourself in the same trench as al-Qaeda, it’s time for a reconsideration. In one day, both the leadership of Syria’s political and...
Friday, December 28, 2012
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Prominent Syria commentator Joshua Landis has surprised friends and foe alike by suddenly reversing his stance on foreign intervention in the Syrian...
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Radwan Mortada
For the Lebanese factions that have chosen to become part of the battle in Syria, the point of no return has been passed. The support they offer to...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
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This is my last post for Al Akhbar English. I explain why here.  
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The opposition Syrian National Council will meet at the weekend to replace Burhan Ghalioun who resigned as leader of the bloc late last month, SNC...
Monday, June 4, 2012
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Halba - Akkar, May 2008: The district’s capital and various villages began receiving their sons who had fled from Beirut. They heard stories of...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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Ghassan Saoud
The events in Tripoli, North Lebanon over the weekend in which seven people were killed and over a dozen injured have exposed the city’s many fault...
Monday, May 14, 2012
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