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  • Who's Who: Jawad Abu Hatab

    November 7, 2016

    by The Syrian Observer

    With his administration placing greater focus on education and health, interim government prime minister Hatab has caused controversy for his calls to relocate opposition ministers to serve inside Syria and the absence of Kurds in his cabinet
  • Who's Who: Suheil Al-Hassan

    November 25, 2015

    by Al-Souria Net (opposition website)

    Al-Hassan's cult-like status has helped him cement an image of a fearless and merciless commander in the public eye, with many touting the Syrian colonel as a likely successor to President Bashar Assad
  • Who's Who: Zahran Alloush

    September 7, 2015

    by Yahya Alous for The Syrian Observer

    Zahran is also known as “Sheikh Zahran” for his Islamist credentials. As one of the most influential figures in Syria, he is a product of the ongoing civil war: a warlord.
  • Who's Who: Jamal Sulaiman

    February 25, 2015

    by The Syrian Observer


    The famed Syrian actor, former UN Goodwill Ambassador and activist renounced the Assad regime and its misgovernance in favor of a national democratic initiative for the Syrian people
  • Who’s Who: Khaled Khoja

    January 16, 2015

    by The Syrian Observer


    Khaled Khoja's appointment to the coalition leadership comes at a critical stage of the institution's history
  • Who's Who: Abdullah al-Dardari

    January 7, 2015

    by The Syrian Observer

    The UN staff member remains a divisive figure, and has never publicly criticized regime policy to date
  • Who's who: Wael Halqi

    August 26, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    President Bashar Assad has appointed current Prime Minister Wael Halqi to form a new cabinet
  • Who's who: Mouaffaq Nyrabia

    June 30, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Nyrabia is a moderate leftist with clear liberal leanings, described as a figure of compromise
  • Who’s who: Hassan Al-Nouri

    May 29, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Nouri became the second contender against Assad for the presidency
  • Who's who: Maher Hajjar

    May 13, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Maher Hajjar is running in the Syrian presidential elections against Bashar al-Assad, but many consider this move as a farce
  • Who's who: Shebal Ibrahim

    March 24, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Rustom Mahmoud writes for The Syrian Observer about Shebal Ibrahim, the 'Prince of the Youth Movement' in Qamishli
  • Who's who: Hasan Saleh

    March 19, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    The latest entry in our series of profiles of leading Syrian Kurdish political leaders
  • Who’s who: Ibrahim Miro

    March 14, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Rustom Mahmoud writes for The Syrian Observer on Ibrahim Miro, the silent Minister of Economy and Finance in the Syrian interim government
  • Who's who: Abdulbaset Sarout

    March 11, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    With his songs and resistance, Sarout has become a symbol of the Syrian revolution
  • Who’s who: Abdulhakim Bashar

    March 5, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Rustom Mahmoud writes on the leader of the oldest Syrian Kurdish party
  • Who’s who: Bassam Al-Bassleh

    February 25, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    A profile of one of the leading opposition activists in the Damascus suburb of Al-Tal, who was killed by the Syrian regime a few days ago.
  • Who's who: Fadwa Suleiman

    February 19, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Yahya Alous writes for The Syrian Observer about the actress who became a national symbol for Syrian unity
  • Who's who: Saleh Muslim Mohammad

    February 13, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Rustom Mahmoud writes about one of the most controversial characters in the Syrian Kurdish community
  • Who's who: Hussein al-Ammash

    February 3, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Adnan Abdulrazzak writes for The Syrian Observer about Hussein al-Ammash a leading defector
  • Who's who: Gabriel Moshe Kourieh

    January 29, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    As head of one of the largest Assyrian political organisations, he has taken an active part in the Syrian revolution

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The Syrian Observer is a daily online news service covering Syrian political and civil society news.

It is dedicated primarily to translating into English news contents produced by Syria's official press,opposition groups,activists and civil society.

In addition to translated content, the website publishes original features,op-eds,interviews and blog posts. It also aims at building an extensive Who is Who database of the main actors of the Syrian political and civil society scenes.

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