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Amr Salahi is a New Arab staff writer

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Turkey, the Kurds and the demographic re-engineering of Syria

16 October, 2019

The start of Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in Syria brings with it fears of demographic change. Both Turkey and its Syrian Kurdish opponents have a history of forcibly displacing people.

Gaddafi and Libya today: A tyrant's unique legacy

05 September, 2019

Fifty years after his coup against King Idris I of Libya, Gaddafi’s legacy, his erratic theories, and his destruction of the Libyan state institutions still haunt Libya.

Human rights group documents forced disappearance of 98,000 Syrians

04 September, 2019

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has reported that more than 98,000 Syrians have been forcibly disappeared since the Syrian conflict broke out in 2011.

Tulsi loves Assad: Syria and the 2020 US elections

22 August, 2019

Syria is no longer a major news story in the US, but one Democratic Party presidential hopeful’s record on Syria may come back to haunt her.

Refugees flee to Greece after clampdown in Turkey

08 August, 2019

A monitoring organisation has reported a dramatic rise in the number of people arriving by boat in Greece, as refugees in Turkey face growing racism and the threat of deportation.

No Food Until Crimes End: Syrians on hunger strike

19 July, 2019

Global Syrian activists and their supporters, frustrated by the international community's silence over the fierce regime assault on Idlib, are taking part in an open-ended hunger strike.

Egypt's history of erasing presidents from Naguib to Morsi

03 July, 2019

In-depth: After Morsi's death last month, Egyptian media has tried to minimise his legacy and erase his memory – but he's not the first Egyptian president to suffer this treatment.

The 1967 war and today's Middle East

12 June, 2019

In-depth: The 1967 Arab-Israeli war ended 52 years ago but still continues to shape the Arab world; forcing the Palestinians and the Arab states to reduce their goals vis-a-vis Israel.

How real is the outrage after Houthis 'attack Mecca'?

22 May, 2019

There was outrage on Twitter after two missiles were reportedly shot down near Mecca, but previous Saudi government use of social media suggests that not everything is as it seems.

Founder of Algeria's Islamic Salvation Front dies in Qatar

25 April, 2019

Abbasi Madani, an uncompromising Islamist, led the Islamic Salvation Front to victory in free elections in the early 1990s, before these were annulled by the Algerian military

Trump-Haftar phone call suggests shift in US Libya policy

19 April, 2019

The US president discussed the rogue general's role in securing Libya's oil resources, and a shared vision between the two.

Syrians use horses and mules amid unprecedented fuel crisis

18 April, 2019

Residents of the Syrian capital have been forced to use horse-led carriages to get around as a severe fuel crisis has taken hold in regime-held areas of Syria.

Amr Salahi
Amr Salahi

Amr Salahi is a New Arab staff writer

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