Thursday December 17th, 2020
by Robert Ford – Asharq al-Awsat (pan-Arab daily)
As the Biden team begins its work next month, it needs to reassess American policy in Syria, Robert Ford, former U.S. Ambassador to Damascus writes
Tuesday December 15th, 2020
by Sateh Noureddine - AL-MODON (Lebanese news website)
The Syrian presidential election is due to take place next year, but the issue of who will run and how refugees will be able to vote has become a contentious issue writes Al-Modon.
Monday December 14th, 2020
by Hassan al-Aswad - AL-ARABY AL-JADEED (London-based pan-Arab newspaper)
Amid political inaction Khalid al-Mahamid has called for the forming of a new political movement, which it is hoped will unite the south and achieve progress towards a political solution writes Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.
Monday November 30th, 2020
by Basheer al-Baker - AL-ARABY AL-JADEED (London-based pan-Arab newspaper)
Following the disastrous announcement of an elections commission, questions are now being ask about whether the SNC should be dissolved and replaced writes Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.
Tuesday November 24th, 2020
by AL-ARABY AL-JADEED (London-based pan-Arab newspaper)
The recent announcement of the creation of an elections commission has been the final straw for some, who have long felt the failures of the Syrian National Coalition writes Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.
Monday November 9th, 2020
by Charles Lister - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT (London-based, pan-Arab daily)
Following the election of Joe Biden, the US has a steep hill to climb in the Middle East, but steps are available to them if they want to take a leading role in the region writes Asharq Al-Awsat.
Thursday October 29th, 2020
by Robert Ford - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT (London-based, pan-Arab daily)
The former US Ambassador to Syria has said that if Joe Biden wins the election on November 3rd, then US policy in Syria is unlikely to change much writes Asharq Al-Awsat.
Monday October 26th, 2020
by Wael Sawah - AL-ARABY AL-JADEED (London-based pan-Arab newspaper)
US officials visited Damascus to discuss the release of hostages, but it is not clear whether there is genuine desire, or if it’s simply an attempt to boost Donald Trump’s election bid writes Al- Araby Al-Jadeed.
Thursday October 15th, 2020
by Ali al-Abdullah - AL-ARABY AL-JADEED (London-based pan-Arab newspaper)
Syrian businessman has Firas Tlass has announced the formation of a new political party, which has been approved of by some elements of the opposition, but some have questioned his past actions and behaviour reports Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.
Monday October 12th, 2020
by Bassam Barabandi - ANNAHAR (Lebanese Media Outlet)
The recent peace agreement between the UAE and Israel was barely acknowledged by Syria, but not for lack of interest, but rather due to the complicated relationship between the two countries writes Annahar.
Tuesday September 29th, 2020
by Maher Sharafeddine - ZAMAN AL-WASL (Opposition website)
Riad Hijab is a prominent figure in the opposition movement and is a potential leader of political settlement that could end the fighting in Syria writes Zaman Al-Wasl.
Thursday September 10th, 2020
by Akil Hussein - AL-MODON (Lebanese news website)
While many expected the Russians to put more pressure on the regime, they appear to largely support the latter’s political choices, political commentator Akil Hussein says
Wednesday August 26th, 2020
by HADI AL-BAHRA - Co-President of the Constitutional Committee
Hadi al-Bahra has highlighted the importance of the Constitutional Committee and insisted that the work will continue, despite the recent positive coronavirus test results.
Wednesday August 12th, 2020
by Radwan Ziadeh - SYRIA TV (opposition)
The Islamic State is continuing to conduct operations in Syria and without a workable plan, their effect will continue to be felt for a long time to come writes Syria TV.
Thursday July 30th, 2020
by THE SYRIA TIMES (Pro-government newspaper)
Syria’s recent elections for the People’s Assembly and structure of government could provide a model for South African politics writes Reneva Fourie for The Syria Times.
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