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Award-winning Palestinian photographer ‘died in Syria jail’

Monday, 16 July 2018

An award-winning Palestinian-Syrian photographer who documented life in the Yarmuk refugee camp in ......

First ISIS fighters evacuate south Damascus around Yarmouk Camp

Sunday, 20 May 2018

A first batch of Islamic State group fighters left their final stronghold in Syria’s capital ......

Syrian army tightens noose around Palestinian camp held by ISIS

Monday, 30 April 2018

Syrian troops tightened the noose on Sunday around a Palestinian refugee camp held by ISIS militants ......

Five civilians killed in Syria regime shelling on ISIS-held district

Monday, 23 April 2018

Five civilians have been killed in 24 hours in regime shelling on a southern district of Syria&rsquo ......

Iraq’s health minister resigns after hospital blaze

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Iraq’s health minister resigned Wednesday evening after a fire tore through the maternity ward ......

In cash-strapped Gaza, the not-so-latest styles are sought after

Saturday, 05 March 2016

Standing by skips full of clothes, vendors call out to bargain hunters scrambling for the ......

Militants ‘to quit south Damascus suburbs’: sources

Friday, 25 December 2015

Some 4,000 people, half of them jihadist fighters, will leave three besieged districts south of ......

Typhoid outbreak hits Palestinian refugees in Syria

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees said Tuesday that there is a typhoid outbreak among ......

Saving the Syrian-Palestinians in Yarmouk

Monday, 18 May 2015

Dr. Halla Diyab is an award winning screen-writer, producer, broadcaster, a published author and an activist. She has a Ph.D. in English and American Studies from the University of Leicester. She carried out research in New Orleans, USA while working on her thesis “The Examination of Marginality and Minorities in the Drama and Film of Tennessee Wil-liams”. She holds an MA in Gender and Women Studies from the University of Warwick. She has written a number of scripts for TV dramas countering religious extremism and international terrorism resulting in her being awarded Best Syrian Drama Script Award 2010 and the Artists Achievement Award 2011. She is a regular commentator in the Brit-ish and international media and has recently appeared on Channel 4 News, BBC Newsnight, BBC This Week, CNN, Sky News, Channel 5 News, ITV Central, Al Jazeera English, and BBC Radio 4, to name a few. She is a public speaker who spoke at the House of Commons, the Spectator Debate, Uniting for Peace and London’s Frontline Club. She has worked in Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Syria and is an expert on the Middle East and Islamic culture. As a highly successful drama writer, she has been dubbed ‘one of the most influential women in Syria’ in 2011. She also produces documentary films for UK and international channels. She is also the Founder & Director of Liberty Media Productions which focuses on cross-cultural issues between Britain and the Middle East. She can be found on Twitter: @drhalladiyab

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Palestinian officials in Syria over Yarmouk camp

Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Palestinian officials visited Syria for the second time in less than a month on Tuesday to discuss ......

Rebels launch new Syria offensive

Friday, 24 April 2015

Several hardline Syrian rebel groups pushed a new offensive against government forces in ......

Security Council demands aid access to Syria’s Yarmouk camp

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

The U.N. Security Council on Monday demanded that aid workers be allowed to distribute food and ......

From Aleppo to Yarmouk, all are defenseless

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Diana Moukalled is the Web Editor at the Lebanon-based Future Television and was the Production & Programming Manager with at the channel. Previously, she worked there as Editor in Chief, Producer and Presenter of “Bilayan al Mujaradah,” a documentary that covers hot zones in the Arab world and elsewhere, News and war correspondent and Local news correspondent. She currently writes a regular column in AlSharq AlAwsat. She also wrote for Al-Hayat Newspaper and Al-Wasat Magazine, besides producing news bulletins and documentaries for Reuters TV. She can be found on Twitter: @dianamoukalled.

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How the jihadist seizure of Yarmouk benefits Assad

Monday, 20 April 2015

Sharif Nashashibi, a regular contributor to Al Arabiya News, The Middle East magazine and the Guardian, is an award-winning journalist and frequent interviewee on Arab affairs. He is co-founder of Arab Media Watch, an independent, non-profit watchdog set up in 2000 to strive for objective coverage of Arab issues in the British media. With an MA in International Journalism from London's City University, Nashashibi has worked and trained at Dow Jones Newswires, Reuters, the U.N. Development Programme in Palestine, the Middle East Broadcasting Centre, the Middle East Economic Survey in Cyprus, and the Middle East Times, among others. In 2008, he received the International Media Council's "Breakaway Award," given to promising new journalists, "for both facilitating and producing consistently balanced reporting on the highly emotive and polarized arena that is the Middle East." He can be found on Twitter: @sharifnash

 

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Nothing is that exceptional in ISIS' control of Yarmouk

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Raed Omari is a Jordanian journalist, political analyst, parliamentary affairs expert, and commentator on local and regional political affairs. His writing focuses on the Arab Spring, press freedoms, Islamist groups, emerging economies, climate change, natural disasters, agriculture, the environment and social media. He is a writer for The Jordan Times, and contributes to Al Arabiya English. He can be reached via raed_omari1977@yahoo.com, or on Twitter @RaedAlOmari2

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