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MICH CAFE: One is a lawyer and human rights activist the other is a leading author but the bravery of both women has been acknowledged by a wider audience
Added on 01/10/2012
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MICH CAFE: The catalogue of brutal rapes and sexual assaults of women, men and children grows by the day. A new documentary makes grim viewing
Added on 24/09/2012
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MICH CAFE: Abdelkareem al-Oqda was a Syrian blogger and citizen journalist who exposed the horrors of the Syrian revolution and for that he has been killed.
Added on 10/09/2012
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MICH CAFE: Orwa Nyrabia has been missing for almost three weeks. Pressure is mounting to find out where he is though it’s being led from outside the Arab world.
Added on 03/09/2012
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ALEXANDER MCNABB: As a long term resident in the Middle East you become used to seeing favourite places under bombardment
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Syria News Wire
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SYRIA NEWS WIRE: Eight years ago the prevailing opinion about the future of Syria was optimistic. A British journalist knew better than everyone apparently
Added on 25/08/2012
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: Ahdaf Soueif said it first but many of her peers agree that the tumultuous events wracking the Arab world leave fiction irrelevant.
Added on 16/08/2012
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MICH CAFE: With traditional media officially locked out of Syria since the start of the revolution there in March 2011, citizen journalism has taken over the mantle, at a great cost.
Added on 11/08/2012
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FRANCIS MATTHEW: The continuing fighting in Syria is a golden opportunity for foreign governments to put military forces on the ground in advance of any political end-game.
Added on 09/08/2012
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RAMZY BAROUD: After a short respite, neoconservatives are back with their bizarre maps, bleak visions, and a fail-proof recipe for perpetual conflict.
Added on 31/07/2012
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FRANCIS MATTHEW: This question is working deep into your mind, and leaving you sleepless at night with worry. Can you refuse to fire on fellow Syrians?
Added on 29/07/2012
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RAMZY BAROUD: There has been a flood of Palestinian refugees into Syria and they’re facing desperate times.
Added on 25/07/2012
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VIDEO: Amateur video purportedly shows a tank being hit and the crew fleeing in Aleppo, Syria. A report by ITN.
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NEWS FROM SYRIA: Every day seems to bring yet another desperate move by the regime – now they’ve brought in jets to pound their people.
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DAVID ROBERTS: Russia is unfazed about alienating swathes of the Middle East not to mention the majority of Syrians, believing in time their position can be reasserted
Added on 20/07/2012
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DAVID ROBERTS: The tactical masterstroke that the Free Syrian Army unleashed on Assad’s regime marks a spiral downwards for the regime
Added on 16/07/2012
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VIDEO, AL JAZEERA: Alawites in neighbouring Turkey are concerned at the increasingly sectarian tone of the uprising in neighbouring Syria…
Added on 14/07/2012
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JUAN COLE: Things are looking grimmer by the day for the regime of Bashar al Assad. Here are a few indicators of major trouble.
Added on 29/06/2012
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Jonathan Cook: If the West succeeds in its proxy intervention in Syria and disables yet another Arab state for refusing to toe its line, the stage will be set for the next target: Iran.
Added on 29/06/2012
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DANIEL M. VARISCO: The only narrative seems to be ‘we can’t get involved in Syria because we’ll create another Iran’. There are alternative scenarios