• Who’s who: Razan Zaitouneh

    Monday August 19th, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    Her accounts have been one of the key sources of the events taking place in Syria for the outside world. Under the threat of being arrested and killed she now lives in hiding

  • Who's who: Mohamad Nassif Kheir Beik

    Monday July 22nd, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    Nassif enjoys a special relationship with Assad that makes him one of the closest political and security advisers to the Syrian president, on account of him being a veteran of the era of President Hafez al-Assad

  • Who’s who: Ahmad Assi Jarba

    Friday July 12th, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    Few people had heard of Ahmad Jarba before he became the top opposition figure in Syria

  • Who’s Who: Syrian Relief Groups

    Thursday July 4th, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    During the Syrian Revolution, a great many groups were spontaneously formed to help Syrian citizens and refugees and provide them with basic assistance

  • Who's who: Riad al-Turk

    Friday June 21st, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    Some call him the fox; others the elder man; but he prefers to be called cousin

  • Who’s who: Qadri Jamil, Syria’s deputy PM

    Monday June 10th, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    Qadri Jamil, a Syrian politician who had very little influence in the Syrian political scene before the revolution, has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister in the current government to please Russia

  • Who’s who: Suheir Atassi

    Monday May 27th, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    Suheir Atassi, who is one of the vice-presidents of the National Coalition, has become the most influential woman in the Syrian opposition.

  • Who’s who: Ghassan Hitto

    Monday May 20th, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    A profile of Ghassan Hitto, the recently-elected head of the Syrian opposition interim government.

  • Who’s who: George Sabra

    Wednesday May 8th, 2013

    by Syrian Observer

    Born to a Christian family in the city of Qatana, in the Damascus Countryside, Sabra is known for his long history of opposition to the Assad regime in Damascus, as a leader of a communist faction in Syria.

  • Who’s who: Documenters in Syria

    Monday March 25th, 2013

    by Syria Justice and Accountability Center (SJAC

    This report is based upon meetings and direct dialogue with groups and individuals working in the field of documentation inside Syria. The report draws its conclusions from information provided by these sources via meetings in Beirut, Istanbul, Antalya, and Gaziantep, in addition to direct communication with them while they were on the ground in Syria.

  • Who's who: Charity Organizations in Syria

    Wednesday January 16th, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    Charity organizations are highly reputable in Syria and may be considered the oldest forms of civil society in the country.

  • Who’s who: The Syrian League for Citizenship

    Saturday January 5th, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    The Syrian League for Citizenship (SLC) was founded to promote the principle of citizenship and equal rights and duties to all the Syrian citizens. It works through workshops, seminars, lectures, and the media to convey its key messages.

  • Who's who: General Ali Mamlouk

    Thursday January 3rd, 2013

    by The Syrian Observer

    General Ali Mamlouk is one of the most powerful Syrian security officers and a high ranking aide to President Bashar al Assad. He is the director of the Baath Party National Security Bureau, but his reputation came from his position as the head of the General directorate of Intelligence, one of the four most powerful security agencies in Syria.

  • Who's who: Mazen Darwish

    Saturday December 22nd, 2012

    by The Syrian Observer

    During the Syrian revolution, Mazen played an essential role in launching the revolution and in defending victims who fell for participating in the revolution

  • Who's who: Patriarch John Yazigi (Youhanna X)

    Tuesday December 18th, 2012

    by The Syria Observer

    A profile of John Yazigi who was appointed head of Syria’s largest church in December 2012

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