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SAMS hospital security guard among 33 civilians killed during attackls in Ma’arat al-Nu’man

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SAMS hospital security guard among 33 civilians killed during attackls in Ma’arat al-Nu’man

SAMS hospital security guard among 33 civilians killed during attackls in Ma’arat al-Nu’man The city of Ma’arat al-Nu’man in southern Idlib province came under intense air strikes Monday (July 22, 2019), killing at least 33 people and injuring more than 100, many of whom were children. SAMS hospital security guard, Mahmoud Qittaz, was among those…

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Missiles target civilians and hospitals in Syria

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Missiles target civilians and hospitals in Syria

Missiles target civilians and hospitals in Syria Ma’arat al-Nu’man Central Hospital Targeted by Four Airstrikes. SAMS Alarmed by Heightened Attacks on Healthcare. At 6.30 pm local time on Wednesday July 10, 2019, four aerial missiles were fired in the vicinity of SAMS-supported Ma’arat al-Nu’man Central Hospital, causing considerable material damage to the facility. One missile struck the…

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Syria Direct launches audio series highlighting Syrian women’s voices

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Syria Direct launches audio series highlighting Syrian women’s voices

Syria Direct launches audio series highlighting Syrian women’s voices Syria Direct, a non-profit journalism organization dedicated to telling the stories of the Syrian conflict, has launched its first-ever audio journalism reporting series, Souriyeh / سوريّة. The 10-part series, featuring both Arabic and English-language reporting, takes its title from the feminine adjective of “Syrian.” The goal: to…

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Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan

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Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan

Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan This month, John DeBlasio, Executive Director of the GPD Charitable Trust, co-founder and longtime supporter of Syria Direct visited Syria Direct’s office, headquartered in Amman, Jordan. There, DeBlasio met with the Syrian editorial team and heard firsthand about Syria Direct’s recent work and upcoming projects. DeBlasio…

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New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement

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New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement

New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement New documentary “Jihadists” travels deep into Jihadi controlled territory to reveal the inner workings of extremist Islam, on DVD & Digital April 2, Directed by François Margolin & Lemine Ould Salem While the impending defeat of Islamic State’s caliphate is being celebrated by media pundits, the ideology of Islamic extremism that…

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Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy

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Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy

Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Is Lebanon ready to introduce civil marriage legislation?  Not soon. But talk about responding to youth aspirations, political reform and voice of civil society is pure rhetoric as long as civil marriage is not allowed on Lebanese soil. Lebanese couples seeking secular marriage…

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