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Selective Aid: Not All Syrian Refugees are ‘Created’ Equal

Selective Aid: Not All Syrian Refugees are ‘Created’ Equal

For anyone concerned with the plight of Syrian refugees, it is not difficult to find documentation from aid organizations on the ways in which they…

The Tireless Journey of Aleppo's Jews: Setto Chammah

The Tireless Journey of Aleppo's Jews: Setto Chammah

When I was asked as a child: "What are you?" I automatically answered: "I was born in Mexico to Syrian Jewish parents." We are what…

The “Street Art” of Radical Islamic Groups: Do’s and Don’ts under ISIS

The “Street Art” of Radical Islamic Groups: Do’s and Don’ts under ISIS

Cities controlled by Islamist extremist groups are suffering from lack of public and personal freedom. This dark reality is eclipsed by media and popular attention…

Beyond Mecca and Medina: A Trip Around Islam’s Holiest Cities

Beyond Mecca and Medina: A Trip Around Islam’s Holiest Cities

Throughout human history, religions have been connected to monuments, sacred sites, and holy symbols. These sacred things can be different from one religion to the…

Going Back to Aleppo With a Wheelchair, Hope, and 5000 Syrian Pounds

Going Back to Aleppo With a Wheelchair, Hope, and 5000 Syrian Pounds

Just another day in Gaziantep, on the noisy crowded streets of this Turkish border city, the Syrian presence is easily noticed. On Ataturk street one…

More than a Cup of Coffee: Stories from the Levant's Great Coffeehouses

More than a Cup of Coffee: Stories from the Levant's Great Coffeehouses

How many stories do we tell about coffeehouses? Whether they closed down long ago, or still exist, we hear about this or that person visiting…

About Syria: On the questions Electronic Intifada (EI) won’t ask the Assad regime

About Syria: On the questions Electronic Intifada (EI) won’t ask the Assad regime

Rania Khalek of Electronic Intifada wrote really strong questions for al-Qaeda affiliate formerly known as Jabhat al-Nusra, now rebranded (for PR purposes) as Jabhat Fateh…

A Guide to the Confusing Contentious Discourse on Syria

A Guide to the Confusing Contentious Discourse on Syria

Over the past five years, I have frequently heard people say how confusing and contentious the discourses on Syria are. There are many loud voices,…

The Secrets of Syria’s Wartime Truckers

The Secrets of Syria’s Wartime Truckers

The New Arab interviews truckers hauling goods and people across Syria's dismembered regions, now controlled by rival factions

Syria is the World: On the Failures of Leftist Internationalism

Syria is the World: On the Failures of Leftist Internationalism

“But then came Syria, and my hypocrisy and the fragility of those ideals became exposed,” wrote Palestinian activist Budour Hassan in her latest brilliant piece…