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Wissam Kanaan
Damascus - It took the Syrian crisis only a few weeks to cause a split in the Syrian street. The continuing violence has only intensified the...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
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Anas Zarzar, Tamam Abdallah
Syria’s parliamentary elections are being met with cynicism on the streets of Damascus despite being billed as the first multi-party elections the...
Monday, May 7, 2012
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Radwan Mortada
An arms shipment seized last week in Lebanese waters raised questions about the weapons supply routes into Syria. The porous northern Lebanese...
Saturday, May 5, 2012
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Hisham Bustani
There is no real class formation in modern Arab societies. The post-colonial Arab “state” is a political and economic disaster area that has yet to...
Saturday, May 5, 2012
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Additional emails leaked from Syrian National Council (SNC) President Burhan Ghalioun’s inbox offer some insight into the inner workings of the...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
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Anas Zarzar
Al-Akhbar spoke to some Syrian day laborers on International Workers Day to find out how they have been coping with trying to earn a living amidst...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Atiaf Alwazir
Political satire poking fun at Yemeni officials mushroomed during the country’s uprising. Starting among a receptive audience in the tents of Sanaa’s...
Monday, April 30, 2012
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Salameh Kaileh
Salama Kayla was arrested in Damascus on Tuesday by Syrian security forces. This was his latest submission to the opinion page of Al-Akhbar, sent...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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Nicolas Nassif
According to close observers, Damascus’ response to the peace plan proposed by the UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Kofi Annan is proving to be...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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