With over 600,000 Armenians slaughtered on future Syrian territory in 1916, the Armenian Genocide ought to be more than a footnote in Arab history, argues Vicken Cheterian in response to Yassin al-Haj Saleh.
For Syrians, the past is long gone, while the future—a homeland free of Assad—is forbidden, writes Yassin al-Haj Saleh in this reflection on exile, time, and revolution.
Rania Abouzeid’s forthcoming book, No Turning Back: Life, Loss and Hope in Wartime Syria, succeeds in humanizing the individual participants in Syria’s agony—victims as well as villains.
In a final death knell for the once-great magazine, Newsweek has stooped in recent days to printing crackpot conspiracy theories about chemical weapons in Syria.
By declining to link their attack on pro-Assad forces earlier this month with the regime’s ongoing chemical weapons use, the US has failed to deter the latter, argues James Snell.
The recent chest-thumping by a top US Army officer about slaying ISIS fighters with shovels inadvertently captures the pitfalls of Washington's policy in the Fertile Crescent, writes James Snell.
The shocking jail sentence issued by Lebanon’s military court against journalist Hanin Ghaddar has been called “one of the worst free speech violations in years.”
The takeover by rebels of the regime’s most strategic remaining position in East Ghouta adds a new vulnerability on the fringes of the capital.
Reflections on the Cedar Revolution and Lebanon’s loss of hope.
Syria’s Kurds are mistaken if they imagine Assad will let them flourish as equal partners in a federalized post-war settlement, argues James Snell.
Feras Fayyad talks to Al-Jumhuriya about his award-winning documentary, the destruction of Aleppo, the daily abuse he receives from Putin fans, and film as a tool for achieving justice.
That the Syrian regime has killed hundreds of thousands is merely a footnote for some now it’s joined the Paris Agreement.