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Leila Alwan
Leila Alwan

Leila Alwan is a journalist working with the Al Arabiya English team

COLUMNISTS
Leila Alwan
Leila Alwan

Leila Alwan is a journalist working with the Al Arabiya English team

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Muslim-American Deedra Abboud running for US Senate: ‘People want change’

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Politics in the United States have taken a turn since President Donald Trump came into power, ...

Who is the young man that helped Trump change his mind about Syria's Assad?

Monday, 10 April 2017

Kassem Eid , a survivor of the 2013 Syrian chemical attack in Ghouta caught US President ...

Tragic life, and death, of the heroic Syrian doctor who lost his entire family

Monday, 13 March 2017

Hasan al-Hariri, the doctor who lost seven of his children in Syria, after the regime dropped barrel ...

WATCH: How a Syrian prisoner swap took place

Tuesday, 07 February 2017

A prisoner swap took place on the outskirts of Hama, Syria, near the border of Idlib on Tuesday in ...

Anti-Nusra Front demo in Idlib ‘start of new revolution’

Saturday, 04 February 2017

In spite of the military battles, every Friday residents in Idlib come together to protest ...

Syria safe zones: Why, where and at what cost?

Wednesday, 01 February 2017

The subject of “safe zones” in Syria has been debated for years even as civilians ...

Questions arise over Assad’s disappearance amid stroke rumors

Monday, 30 January 2017

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has not made any new appearances since recent rumors circulated on ...

How Munira Ahmed became an anti-Trump symbol

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Who would have ever figured that a photo captured 10 years ago in response to the 9/11 rhetoric was ...

Bahrain beauty brand using Aleppo’s famous soap

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Syria’s ancient tradition of soap making has survived years of war and oppression, maintaining ...

Emergence and rise of the Free Syrian Police

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

As the world nears the six-year anniversary of the Syrian revolution, many will be reminded once ...

I’ll sue Facebook: Syrian famed for selfie with Merkel tells Al Arabiya

Saturday, 14 January 2017

The 19-year-old Syrian refugee renowned for capturing a selfie with Merkel in 2015 is suing Facebook ...

Image shows Hezbollah, Iranian militia detain civilians in Aleppo

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Pro-regime media outlets have published an image allegedly showing Iranian and Lebanese militiamen ...

Syrian on hunger strike outside Russian embassy in Netherlands

Friday, 16 December 2016

Wassim Hassan is on a hunger strike for the fourth day in front of the Russian Embassy in the ...

Would women of Aleppo choose death over rape?

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Desperate messages are being shared on social media claiming that some fathers in Eastern Aleppo are ...

Syrians working for international NGOs go on strike over Aleppo

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Syrian staff working on international programs have decided to go on strike after the regime raided ...

Men fleeing E Aleppo forced to fight with Assad

Monday, 12 December 2016

Over 4,000 males who fled Eastern Aleppo into Syrian regime-held territories have been forced to ...

Leaflets dropped in eastern Aleppo: ‘Everyone has given up on you’

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Leaflets dropped by either Syrian or Russian jets told civilians in the eastern rebel-held areas in ...

Alleged Nusra militant grabs Syrian uprising flag during anti-Assad protest

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Activists and locals from Aleppo and Idlib took the streets of the rebel-held city of Idlib at the ...

Woman loses unborn baby in Aleppo bombing

Monday, 28 November 2016

A pregnant mother in eastern Aleppo was rushed to the hospital after an airstrike struck the ...

Another OBGYN hospital destroyed in Syria’s Aleppo

Friday, 25 November 2016

A hospital specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) in the Syrian city of Termanin was ...

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