How a Massacre of Nearly 300 in Syria Was Revealed

We repost the full report on the extraordinary investigation about one among many Assad regime crimes carried out at Al-Tadamoun district of Damascus when 288 Syrians were slaughtered. War crime researchers Uğur Ümit Üngör, professor of Holocaust and genocide studies at the University of Amsterdam and the NIOD Institute in...

What the Russian Interventions in Syria and Ukraine Tell Us About the Relationship Between Putin and the West

Since the Russian army crossed the Ukrainian border on February 24 – launching an unprovoked invasion that most analysts had deemed highly unlikely – Ukrainians have received sympathy from across the world. The acts of solidarity abound: thousands of volunteers have travelled to the Polish-Ukrainian border to help the...

Russia shows its fangs in southern Syria

Russia always presented itself as the only guarantor and the magic key for a solution in Syria on a democratic basis, away from war and destruction.   By Hamza al-Hourani – August 21, 2021   The Russian army officially entered Syria in 2015 with its destructive weapons to confront the Syrian people aspiring to...

Daraa People’s Resistance Prevent Russian, Syrian and Iranian Forces Taking Daraa – So Far Defend Daraa

In a recent article in Syrian Observer, 4 August Analyst: Russian Officer Expelled Syrian Defence Minister from Daraa the author gives an explanation why the incursion forces acted as they did. (I) Hamza al-Hourani, Syrian refugee does not completely agree with the article by Mr. Ahmed Rahal concerning his view...

Introduction to the Thought of the Arab Marxist Mahdi Amel

Mahdi Amel was born in Lebanon in 1936, where he completed his secondary education. He then moved to France, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree and a doctorate in philosophy. He worked for a short period in Algeria after the victory of the revolution against French colonialism and was...

Defend the People of Daraa

The Syrian revolution began in Daraa al-Balad on March 18, 2011, when Daraa children wrote on the school wall in February, “the people want the fall of the regime”.    Hamza al-Hourani - August 1, 2021   The Political Security Branch in Daraa, which was headed by Brigadier General Atef Najeeb, Bashar al-Assad's...

Erasing People through Disinformation: Syria and the “Anti-Imperialism” of Fools

Disreputable outlets, often operating under the aegis of “independent journalism” with purportedly “leftwing” views, are spreading corrosive propaganda and disinformation that aims to strip Syrians of political agency   The years since Russia intervened in Syria on behalf of Bashar al-Assad have been marked by a curious and malign development: the...

Ten Years of Revolutions in the Arab World

On December 17th 2010, the fruit salesman Mohamed Bouazizi set fire to his own body in protest against both the seizure of his apples and police corruption in the rural city of Sidi Bouzid, in the Tunisian inland. By Fábio Bosco   In a few days, the protests spread over the whole...

Endgame for Bashar el-Assad?

After nine years of destruction and massacres to stop a democratic people’s revolution, both foreign occupying powers and Syrian regime face hardness to rule the country and future is uncertain.   By Hassan al-Barazili   Occupation under World Recession   Syria is an occupied country today. The World Recession brought new challenges for the...

Idlib, the Last Battle?

Ten months ago, the Armed Forces of the Syrian Dictatorship and their Russian and Iranian allies began a cowardly and criminal offensive to regain control of the northern province of Idlib.   By Hasan al-Barazili   On the grounds that the Turkish regime does not comply with Sochi's agreement on the free movement...

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