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Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said Syrian rebels began surrendering their heavy weapons after reaching a new deal with the Syrian government.

Syria and beyond: Manufactured doubt and moral atrophy

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Syria and beyond: Manufactured doubt and moral atrophy

Comment: For Assad's regime, doubt is a political necessity, writes Idrees Ahmad.

Is Tariq Ramadan whitewashing Iranian brutality in Syria?

Tallha Abdulrazaq

Is Tariq Ramadan whitewashing Iranian brutality in Syria?

Comment: It's high time that respected academic and Muslim thinker, Tariq Ramadan publicly recognised that Iran's actions in Syria and beyond ...

What's next for the left's troubled relationship with Syria?

Loubna Mrie

What's next for the left's troubled relationship with Syria?

Comment: The western left's understanding of the Syria conflict has lacked context and nuance. Loubna Mrie asks: how, then, should the left show ...

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Al-Jazeera journalist wounded in Syrian regime airstrikes in Homs

One person was killed and 17 others wounded, including al-Jazeera journalist Jalal Suleiman as Syrian regime airstrikes struck the Houla region in the suburbs of Homs on Sunday.

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Aleppo in a time of monsters

Comment: With the world seemingly unwilling to exploit a legal framework to end Syria's carnage, the international community must send missile ...

Imogen Lambert

Views from a subdued Syria

While some regions of the war-ravaged country have enjoyed a quieter weekend amid a ceasefire, many are are less optimistic, waiting a return of ...

Paul McLoughlin

Stone art in the heart of the Syrian revolution

Culture: Kafrnabel in central Syria has become renowned for its humorous and tragic messages against the Syrian regime. This week, the city ...

Fighting the Islamic State and ignoring the Islamic Republic

Mahmoud Yamak

Fighting the Islamic State and ignoring the Islamic Republic

The Turkish involvement against IS signals an almost international consensus against one Islamic state while another "Islamic state" in the ...

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