Added on 16/03/2012
Syria News Wire
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SYRIA NEWS WIRE: It began with a small demonstration by young people in Deraa. The flames have spread and now engulf the nation.
Added on 04/03/2012
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RACHEL MCARTHUR: Ragheb has been praised by critics for his fairness, but it has not been clear if he was going to return for the next season – until now.
Added on 12/02/2012
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DAVID ROBERTS: Working out exactly what must be done is fiendishly difficult; anyone who says they have a solution is grossly underestimating the complexities.
Added on 07/02/2012
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: China’s veto of the U.N’s resolution condemning Syria is a watershed moment for its involvement in the Middle East.
Added on 24/01/2012
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STEVE ROYSTON: We’re coming up to the first anniversary of the protests that overthrew Hosni Mubarak. What is the most significant change that has taken place over the past year?
Added on 12/01/2012
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SYRIA NEWS WIRE: The Arab League mission is close to collapse;physically attacked on the streets, verbally attacked by Assad. And the killing continues.
Added on 29/11/2011
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JUAN COLE: Events are moving quickly in the region, and here are some notable developments with implications for democracy in the Middle East.
Added on 28/11/2011
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ISMSAIL SALAMI: It’s time we made a choice. Either remain ignorant, or we need to open our eyes to the reality of things as they actually are.
Added on 23/11/2011
Rania Al Malky
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RANIA AL MALKY: It’s time the army generals woke up from their slumber: Tahrir is brimming, the fear barrier has collapsed and there is no turning back.
Added on 20/11/2011
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President Assad has ended his purdah with the international media and conducted an interview with a UK newspaper. Let’s see what he had to say.
Added on 17/11/2011
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RAMZY BAROUD: The lines are thus drawn, between US-led Western camp and Russia and its own camp, which vehemently rejects a repeat of a Libyan scenario.
Added on 16/11/2011
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It’s crunch time for Syria at the Arab League and they’ve decided not to turn up to the Moroccan get-together. Hardly a major surprise.
Added on 13/11/2011
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: A promising young footballer has emerged as the voice of protest in the Syrian city of Homs. He has become a key target for the regime’s security forces.
Added on 10/11/2011
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JAMES M. DORSEY: ‘Bread and circuses’ are what the Roman emperors offered the people. ‘Bullets and soccer’ are what the Syrian regime appear to be offering today.
Added on 21/10/2011
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JUAN COLE: The demise of Qaddafi means there’s a contiguous bloc of 100 million Arabs who’ve thrown off dictatorship. The violent end was inevitable.
Added on 20/09/2011
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LUCY EMMERSON: There are still more who believe that a regime which has killed in excess of 2,200 peaceful protesters in the past 6 months cannot stand
Added on 08/09/2011
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CHRIS KEELER: Non-violent protest appears to be nearing its end in Syria and there are signs that groups are organising an armed resistance against the regime.
Added on 06/09/2011
The Moor Next Door
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TMND: It’s becoming clearer by the day that Algeria played a key role in supporting the Qadhafi regime, particularly in its dark, late days. The Algerians face some very uncomfortable questions
Added on 28/08/2011
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ANNIE, MONDOWEISS: The relationship between Israel and its BFF in the Gulf appear to have broken down completely.
Added on 25/08/2011
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: China and Russia could quietly establish relations with Syrian protesters if and when Mr. Assad is forced to relinquish power.