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  • Corruption Swallows Heavy Weapons Factory in Mesyaf

    October 17, 2018

    by Zaman Al Wasl (Opposition website)

    Weapons factories that were once successful are now no longer able to produce armaments that reach the required standards writes Zaman Al Wasl.
  • Displaced Syrians Stripped of Their Property

    October 16, 2018

    by Alsouria Net (opposition website)

    The implementation of Law No. 10 has forced many to sell their homes for a fraction of their price or simply give it up writes Alsouria Net.
  • Hashish and Captagon Have Become Widespread in Raqqa

    October 16, 2018

    by Al-Modon (Lebanese news website)

    The use of hashish and Captagon in Raqqa has been blamed for the social fragmentation that has occurred since the outbreak of the revolution writes Al-Modon.
  • Exhibition Ignores Regime Role in Destroying Ancient Cities

    October 16, 2018

    by Zaman Al Wasl (Opposition website)

    The Endangered Heritage Protection Fair in Paris has caused controversy by not mentioning the destruction caused by the regime or the Russians writes Zaman Al Wasl.
  • Opposition Media Faces the Challenges of the Revolution and Funding

    October 12, 2018

    by Ana Press (Opposition website)

    While opposition media outlets have become a valuable source of information, they are struggling with funding issues and political interference writes Ana Press.
  • How Will the Kurds Impose Their Hegemony on Christians in Northern Syria?

    October 12, 2018

    by Al-Hal (opposition website)

    Christians living under Kurdish rule in northern Syria have been subjected to harsh conditions as people have been arrested and schools closed writes Al-Hal.
  • Abou Bahar Works to Build an Empire in the Damascus Countryside

    October 11, 2018

    by Al-Modon (Lebanese news website)

    Despite strict rules about the movement and manufacturing of building materials, Abou Bahar has been able to use his connections to continue his business writes Al-Modon.
  • Child Brides in Wartime

    October 11, 2018

    by Sada al-Sham (opposition website)

    Child marriages are becoming more common in Syria and effects that they can have on the children involved can be devastating reports Sada al-Sham.
  • Crisis Surrounds the Constitutional Committee

    October 10, 2018

    by Yasser Mohamed - Hurriya Press

    As the date for the final lists for the constitutional committee approaches, accusations of regime bias are circulating writes Hurriya Press.
  • Lebanon Angers Some by Returning Refugees to Syria

    October 10, 2018

    by Al-Modon (Lebanese news website)

    Lebanon's efforts to send refugees back to Syria has angered other Arab states and Western countries, who want the country to adopt a policy of isolation reports Al-Modon.
  • Syrians in Former Opposition Areas Struggle as Aid Groups Withdraw

    October 9, 2018

    by Asharq al-Awsat (London-based, pan-Arab daily)

    Many of the groups that had previously supplied aid, now require permission from the government to continue their work writes Asharq al-Awsat.
  • Ghouta: Assad’s Black Points

    October 9, 2018

    by Al-Modon (Lebanese news website)

    For those that once lived under opposition control in eastern Ghouta, getting births, deaths and marriages registered with the state can be a difficult process writes Al-Modon.
  • Is Iranian Withdrawal Part of a New Plan by Tehran?

    October 8, 2018

    by Alsouria Net (opposition website)

    Iranian forces have withdrawn from a number of areas in Syria, to be replaced by Russian forces. But it isn't the end for Iran in Syria writes Alsouria Net.
  • Yazidis Persecuted by Rebel Groups in Afrin

    October 5, 2018

    by Ana Insan (Independent Website)

    The Yazidi community in Afrin have been targeted by Turkish backed groups, who are trying to create demographic change in northern Syria writes Ana Insan.
  • Religious Endowments Ministry Decision Sparks Controversy Among Loyalists and the Opposition

    October 3, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    The new decree would give the Ministry of Religious Endowments powers to govern financial and educational institutions, in addition to governing artistic and cultural production.
  • Iran Aims for the Shi’Ification of Deir ez-Zor

    October 2, 2018

    by Alsouria Net (opposition website)

    In an attempt to increase its popularity and influence, Iran is trying, with limited success, to create loyal residents in Deir ez-Zor writes Alsouria Net.
  • Syrian Honor Crime Laws Too Lenient

    October 2, 2018

    by Zaman Al Wasl (Opposition website)

    It is believed that between 200 and 300 people are killed each year in Syria in the name of family honor writes Zaman Al Wasl.
  • Regime Media Admits to Being Part of the Army

    September 27, 2018

    by Al-Modon (Lebanese news website)

    At the second Syrian Media Festival, members of the regime media have admitted faking reports and broadcasts to aid the army's advance on the ground reports Al-Modon.
  • Kidnapping Taking Place in Broad Daylight in Central Idleb

    September 26, 2018

    by Etihad Press (opposition website)

    As security continues to break down in Idleb, kidnappings and the high cost of ransom are becoming ever more frequent reports Etihad Press.
  • Regime Breaks Education Promises in Northern Homs

    September 25, 2018

    by Hurriya Press

    When the regime took control of northern Homs in May, they promised that students would be able to return to their studies, but so far, pupils have not been able to return writes Hurriya Press.

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