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...

Soleimani in Syria: A legacy of Death and Devastation

Few individuals have caused as much sheer human suffering in Syria as Qassem Soleimani, the powerful Iranian warlord assassinated on Friday. By Al-Jumhuriya website In many ways, the life of Qassem Soleimani—the immensely powerful Iranian operative killed by a US Reaper drone near Baghdad airport on 3 January—mirrored that of Iran’s Islamic...

Four Thousand Palestinian Refugees From Syria Killed Since 2011

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS), a London-based human rights NGO formed in 2012, reported on 9 July that 3,987 Palestinian refugees in Syria have been killed since 2011, the beginning of the revolution and the war in the Arab country. By Fabio Bosco Out of the 3,987, 1,422...

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