Added on 01/03/2014
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: A young Syrian poet writes about the horror that she has witnessed in her homeland.
Added on 11/09/2013
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JUAN COLE: By taking the words of John Kerry and quickly formulating a new policy on Syria Putin has saved Obama from a major political embarrassment
Added on 23/07/2013
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MICH CAFE: This is the third Ramadan where conflict has wracked Syria and it’s the toughest one yet for many families there
Added on 15/06/2013
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JUAN COLE: Bill Clinton has criticised President Obama for not providing stronger military support for the Syrian opposition. His own record on military intervention isn’t so good.
Added on 22/04/2013
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JUAN COLE: It’s clear that reverberations from the Boston bombings will spread to Chechnya and beyond. How will it impact the U.S view of Syria?
Added on 23/12/2012
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: This weekend’s Syrian victory over Iraq in a soccer match is being seized by the regime as ‘a great national achievement’.
Added on 23/11/2012
Syria News Wire
Aleppo , Amal Hanano , Damascus , Libya , Syria , Tripoli
NEWS FROM SYRIA: There was a time not too long ago when it was a symbol of our unity and of hope. Not any more.
Added on 15/11/2012
Syria News Wire
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NEWS FROM SYRIA: The discredited SNC has finally been subsumed by an organisation that has genuine potential to shape a new Syria
Added on 13/10/2012
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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 03/10/2012
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JUAN COLE: The Presidential candidate appears to be entirely clueless about the recent history of US involvement in the region. Heres’ some help.
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 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 25/08/2012
Syria News Wire
Bashar al-Assad , Damascus , Jillian York , Journalism , Matthew Teller , Middle East , Nick Cohen , Syria
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
Aleppo , Artist , Beirut , Damascus , Egypt , Facebook , Literature , Max Weiss , Novelist , Syria
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 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
Syria News Wire
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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.
Added on 22/07/2012
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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