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Syria Media Roundup (May 31)

[Destruction in Bab Dreeb. April 5, 2012. Image by Bo Yasser.]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week]  Regional and International perspectives Jeffrey Feltman Leaks Again Al-Akhbar publishes a partial transcript of the meeting minutes between Jeffrey ...

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Syria Media Roundup (May 24)

[Syrian women chant slogans during a demonstration in Zabadani neighborhood, Damascus, Syria, May 17, 2012. Arabic on the banner, background, reads,

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week]  Regional and International perspectives The demarcation of the course of the cold war in the region and around the world Wassim Raad on old enemies’ ...

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Syria Media Roundup (May 17)

[Syrians chant slogans during a demonstration in the al-Hamra neighborhood in Homs, Syria, May 11, 2012. (Image by Anonymous/AP Photo.)]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week]  Regional and International perspectives Urban Warfare: the Modern Arab Scourge Rami Khoury ties the regional phenomena of urban warfare to “the absence ...

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Syria Media Roundup (May 10)

[Syrian inspectors investigate the crater in front of a damaged military intelligence building where two bombs exploded, Qazaz neighborhood, Damascus, Syria, May 10, 2012. Image by Bassem Tellawi/AP Photo]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week] Regional and International perspectives "Crunch Time in Syria: The UN Protocol`s Jihadist Problem," Sharmine Narwani on the foreign fighters ...

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They Burned My Heart: War Crimes in Idlib during Peace Plan Negotiations

[A handout photo made available by by the official SANA, shows shattered cars at the site hit by two suicide bombings in Idlib, Syria, 30 April.(EPA)]

[The following report is the latest from the Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Syria.] This report documents dozens of extrajudicial executions, killings of civilians, and destruction of civilian property that qualify as war crimes, as well as arbitrary detention and torture. The report is based on a field investigation conducted by Human Rights Watch in the towns of Taftanaz, Saraqeb, Sarmeen, Kelly, and Hazano in Idlib governorate in late April. Human Rights Watch ...

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Syria Media Roundup (May 3)

[Destruction in Homs. April 5, 2012. Image by Bo Yasser.]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week]   Regional and International perspectives Syria’s Kurds: Part of the Revolution? Thomas McGee on the politicization of the Kurdish youth in Syria The ...

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Syria Media Roundup (April 26)

[Checkpoint at Damascus' edge. Jan. 14, 2012. Image by VOA Middle East correspondent Elizabeth Arrott]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week]   Regional and International perspectives Coming to Terms with Assad’s Survival  Ibrahim al-Amin’s pessimistic outlook on the ...

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Syria Media Roundup (April 19)

(Syrians walk between destroyed buildings in the Inshaat neighborhood of Homs, Syria, April 15, 2012. Image by Anonymous/AP Photo.)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week]   Regional and International perspectives Syria: First Round of a Ceasefire  Nicolas Nassif has a somewhat reductionist analysis of the Syrian ...

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Syria Media Roundup (April 11th)

(Second Conference of the Group of Friends of the Syrian People at the Istanbul Congress Center, Turkey, April 1, 2012. Image by US State Department/ Public Domain.)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.comby Monday night of every week]   On Foreign Intervention “Putting Syria into Some Perspective” William Blum’s insightful comments on the power of “The Holy Triumvirate: The ...

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Syria Media Roundup (April 4)

[Image by Audrey Ann Lavallee-Belanger]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya.  You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week]  “Hezbollah’s subtle shift on Syria” Nicholas Noe reflects on Nasrallah’s indirect condemnation of the Syrian regime. “Tales from Cafe ...

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Syria Media Roundup (March 29)

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[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editor or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.]     “Not supporting the opposition “within Syria” is supporting Assad,” WINEP now supports democracy in Syria! “Syria supporting PKK says ...

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Syria Media Roundup March 21st

The Assads in Paris. [Image from unknown archive]

[Please note that this is a roundup of news articles circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to post@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week] Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE

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Syria Media Roundup (March 15)

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“The film festival in exile: Dox Box Global Day celebrates  Omar Amiralay” in memorial and protest events held globally outside Syria “Thorn in the side of the Assad regime” Suhair Atassi is profiled in the Financial Times  “The Bloody Road to Damascus: the triple alliances war on a sovereign state” In search of a much needed sober critique of the Syrian revolution and western narratives?  Not sure this simplistic analysis does anymore than illustrate the ...

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Syria Media Roundup (March 7)

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“The Doves of Damascus”  spotlight on the people working for change from inside Syria “Syria Today: Daily News Brief” A locally produced news roundup on Syria “Syrians fleeing Homs accuse troops of atrocities” and “Why BBC journalists are in besieged Homs” The BBC on why it feels undercover reporting from Syria is necessary “Syrian activist: its snowing and we’re shaking here” Andy Carvin’s interview with a Homs-based activist “Syrians flee Homs for Lebanon” “The ...

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Syria Media Roundup (February 29)

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“The dilemma for Syria’s neighbours” analysis by George Joffe and Alia Brahimi “Syrian casualty lists” how are we counting the dead? “The Syrian Arab Red Crescent refutes allegations it is not working in a neutral and impartial manner“ Abdulrahman Attar responds to allegations in the media as a result of its failed attempts to get foreign journalists out of Syria “China calls US critique on Syria ‘super arrogant’“ The view from China after Clinton’s attempted foray into ...

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Syria Media Roundup (February 23)

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Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin, killed in Syria on Wednesday reminds us all of the importance of front line reporting (1) along with a French photographer, Remi Ochlik and, on the previous day a Syrian citizen journalist Rami Al-Sayed (2) ‘Phone Calls to Hell’: Syria’s citizen journalists, including Rami Al-Sayed ‘Damascus Launching the Syrian Journalists Association after Decades of Oppression’ ‘Syrian Security Forces Target Doctors’, in The ...

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Jadaliyya Launches Syria Page

[Map of Syria.]

Jadaliyya annouces the soft launch of its new Syria Page. You can access the page here. Similarly structured to our Egypt Page, the Syria Page will feature articles about Syria written by those on the ground in Syria as well as outside observers. If you are interested in contributing to this page, send us your submission to post@jadaliyya.com. We accept submissions in both Arabic and English. Our first set of articles address a range of topics, inlcuding an ...

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Syria Media Roundup (February 16)

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Recent articles and analysis on Syria, representing diverse positions: Virtual and on-the-ground changes to Syria’s streets and squares Chatham House on Syria (1) Chatham House on Syria (2) Some tribal history for Syria Syria, Spin and Propaganda on Al-Jazeera’s The Listening Post The real Syrian opposition...? on Syria Comment Nir Rosen on ‘The Battle for Homs’ BBC : US Government positions on Syria, Aleppo bombings BBC’s on-the-ground reporting from Homs Debate ...

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A New Phase? Syria Roundup [Updated]

[Syrian army checkpoint in Idleb. Image from AllVoices]

[This post, originally started earlier this week, will be updated as matters develop after today's bombing. Last Update: 4:00 PM, Washington DC time] Two car bombings rocked the greater city of Damascus this morning, targeting two security services branches--a first occurrence on such scale since the 1980s. The Syrian government says these were terrorist/suicide bombings, while others, mostly in the opposition, are holding the regime itself responsible for the attacks. The ...

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Syria Page Editors

 

Syria Page Editors: Bassam HaddadOmar DahiLisa Wedeen, Basileus Zeno
Media Roundup EditorsBasileus Zeno, Abdul-Fattah Al-Nazer

 

 

 

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