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20مايو
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The Race on the Future of Damascus and the South

This article was originally published by Al-Modon and has been translated from the Arabic https://goo.gl/7jNNoF

by Fadi Dahouk

The state of stubbornness that reined on the field conditions in Syria started to break, that could be read through many data, most notably the extension of the opposition’s influence in the north by defeating the regime in Idlib, and re-adjusting the military action, and the war strategies for the battles in Daraa, and pushing it through fighting to control more useful areas, like Bosra al-Sham, which was a harmful enclave against the rebels in Daraa. أكمل القراءة »

20مايو
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Obama Postpones the Solution in Syria till the end of his presidency

This article was originally published by Al-Modon and has been translated from the Arabic https://goo.gl/7jNNoF

Fadi Dahouk

At last, the president of the United States of America Barrack Obama, admits that there’s no solution in Syria during his presidential term, and in that admission there’s an honest stand of the Syrian revolution that Obama kept for four years, but the surprise came with the occasion he declared that stand in, as it came after his meeting with The Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Camp David, which was thought that Obama was going to propose an offer of a partnership for the Gulf leaders in solving urgent files of the area, as far as the issue the Iranian nuclear program, and especially the Syrian situation. أكمل القراءة »

19مايو
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The Assad regime’s Daraa campaign is a desperate defensive maneuver

This article was originally published by Al-Modon and has been translated from the Arabic by NOW https://goo.gl/7jNNoF

 

According to a rebel group often described as the best organized mainstream opposition in the country, the south Syria offensive launched by Damascus and its allies will be “the regime’s last breath.”

Across an area of more than 50 kilometers, southern Syria is witnessing fierce battles: the Free Syrian Army (FSA) is pitted against fighters from Hezbollah and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRCG) Qods Force, supported by Iraqi and Afghan fighters. As all this has unfolded, contradictory reports have surfaced about control of certain areas and the nature of the fighting. أكمل القراءة »

19مايو
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Syria: 2014 revolution against Daesh and Assad

This article was originally published by Al-Modon and has been translated from the Arabic by Joshua Landis: Director of Center for Middle East Studies. http://www.joshualandis.com/blog/battle-isis-syrias-rebel-militias/

“Syria: 2014 revolution against Daesh and Assad,” by Fadi Dahouk, gives an overview of the situation in Idlib. He provides detail and a timeline for yesterday’s events making it worth translating at some length.

The people of Kafranbel did not hide their faces when they protested and drew posters against the Syrian president Bashar al Assad. But the weird irony is that today they raise their banners and posters against “Daesh”, the new tyranny that raided them few days ago, while covering their faces. أكمل القراءة »