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Syria, Country of the Poor

Syria, Country of the Poor

By Mozn Murshid  (Zaman al-Wasl)- “Syria is no longer a country for the poor,” says the 50-year-old woman on the phone. “Our country has oppressed us so much, professor.” Her words hurt me. For so long we heard this proverb since childhood, wherever I went I heard...

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200 children killed in Idlib since April yet we are forgetting about the Syrian conflict

200 children killed in Idlib since April yet we are forgetting about the Syrian conflict

The other day I saw a report of an airstrike hitting a medical facility in Idlib, killing a paramedic and an ambulance driver. Not a legitimate military target, but a medical facility. Then, shortly after, an airstrike hit again. Charles Lister from the Middle East Institute described it as a...

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Don’t call them Syria’s child casualties. This is the slaughter of the innocents

Don’t call them Syria’s child casualties. This is the slaughter of the innocents

Murdered children are no longer news. International media coverage of the war in Afghanistan, where child deaths reached an all-time high last year, is sporadic at best. In Yemen it is estimated that at least 85,000 under-fives have died of starvation since 2015, a figure that numbs the mind....

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A Russian-American Deal Could Stabilize Syria and Weaken Iran

A Russian-American Deal Could Stabilize Syria and Weaken Iran

The Syrian war was largely over by the end of 2018, but the country remains a bleeding hotspot that can threaten Israeli and American interests. There is one way to minimize the risks of further instability, give hope to war-weary Syrians and meet big-power strategic objectives: forging an...

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