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Pictures coming from Syria in July illustrate that, despite the relative peace and the fragile ceasefire, the situation is opaque and can…

Date July 24, 2022
Category Main

  On July 4-6 the Institute of the Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies (MECACS) at the University of St Andrews hosted the 2022…

Date July 20, 2022
Category Main

On the 10th anniversary of the Syrian Uprising, I share selections of previous posts that I wrote from 2012 onwards, documenting and…

Date March 15, 2021
Category Omar Imady

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The Uprising: Ten Years On

Ola Rifai What Syrians might be asking themselves today? “It will take ten years [for peace and prosperity to prevail.]” This would be the immediate response for many Syrians when asked about their stance on the Syrian…

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…