• Who’s Who: Abdulrahman Mustafa, SNC Acting President

    Wednesday May 2nd, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    Prominent member of Syria’s Turkmen community has succeeded Riad Seif

  • Who’s Who: Bassma Kodmani

    Tuesday March 13th, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    Liberal, secular and a woman, Kodmani has played a leading role in setting up the Syrian opposition, providing a counterweight to the Islamists

  • Who’s Who: Jawad Abu Hatab

    Monday November 7th, 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: PM Imad Khamis

    Wednesday October 12th, 2016

    by The Syrian Observer

    Khamis has been considered one of the leading figures of “austere living” in the past five years. He is best known as “the prince of darkness” or the “minister of darkness”

  • Who’s Who: Suheil Al-Hassan

    Wednesday November 25th, 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

    Monday September 7th, 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

    Wednesday February 25th, 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

    Friday January 16th, 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

    Wednesday January 7th, 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

    Tuesday August 26th, 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

    Monday June 30th, 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

    Thursday May 29th, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Nouri became the second contender against Assad for the presidency

  • Who's who: Maher Hajjar

    Tuesday May 13th, 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

    Monday March 24th, 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

    Wednesday March 19th, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    The latest entry in our series of profiles of leading Syrian Kurdish political leaders

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