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The Syrian crisis is dynamic and rapidly changing.
Our "Eye on Syria" review collates all of the latest relevant news and events
to help you make sense of the complexity.
Friday, March 25, 2016
by Pat Beagley
Kurds Declare ‘Federal Region’ in Syria, Says Official
By Matt Bradley, Ayla Albayrak and Dana Ballout via The Wall Street Journal
Representatives from Syria’s Kurdish region on Thursday said they would form a new federal system of governance, g...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
"Peace Talks" by Khalid Ahmed
Syria's besieged Darayya residents send "SOS" to world
via AlJazeera and Agencies
Women and children in rebel-held town outside Damascus stage rare protest, urging the UN to deliver humanitarian aid. The town remains blocked by Pr...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
"Refugees" by Simon Kneebone
Britain to pay £500 million under EU's grand migrant swap plan for Turkey
By Matthew Holehouse, Brussels, Peter Foster and Raziye Akkoc via The Telegraph
Thousands of Syrian refugees could be taken from Turkey and resettled in Europ...
Saturday, March 5, 2016
U.N. Seeks to build peace talks on Fragile Syria Truce
By Lisa Barrington Jr. via Reuters Online
A total of 135 people were killed in the first week of a partial truce in Syria in areas covered by the deal, a monitoring group said on Saturday,...
Allison Nowacki, International Affairs '18
"Syria Ceasefire" by Hassan Bleibel
Why the Arabs don’t want us in Syria
By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. via Politico
They don’t hate ‘our freedoms.’ They hate that we’ve betrayed our ideals in their own countries — for oil.
ISIS tightens grip on Syrian go...
Monday, February 29, 2016
The so-called ‘Islamic rape of Europe’ is part of a long and racist history
By Ishaan Tharoor via The Washington Post
Very few of the identified culprits in the Cologne attacks were themselves refugees. And countries like Poland and Hungary, while leading the c...
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