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2020 and Syria’s Sinking Boat

In mid-December, the Syrian regime and the Russian troops launched an air and ground assault on Maaret al-Numan and Saraeb towns in Idlib province in the northwest of the country. Idlib is the last rebel stronghold in…

Eight years since the ‘kingdom of silence’ spoke out

Ola Rifai Mar 15, 2019 On Sunday March 10th, the regime forces reinstated a new bronze statue of late president Hafez Asad in Daraa city, replacing an old one that was taken down by anti- Asad protesters in April 2011.…

The Sochi deal: balancing powers or balancing threat?

Omar Imady Oct 2, 2018 Vladimir Putin and his new good friend Recep Tayyip Erdoğan – the two powerful men in the Syrian drama – smiled triumphantly as they shookhands in Sochi. They did it! They signed a surprise deal…

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