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The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Anas Zarzar and Tamam Abdallah
Syria’s parliamentary elections are being met with cynicism on the streets of Damascus despite being billed as the first multi-party elections the country has seen in decades. Damascus – The streets of Damascus are covered with pictures of candidates running in the May 7 parliamentary elections. Alongside the images, there are political slogans that many say are out of date and no longer express a coherent agenda. The area east of Jisr al-Thawra near Martyr’s Square — or ...Keep Reading »
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