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Analyzing the largest Syria crisis Facebook polls, by Camille Otrakji

Analyzing the largest Syria crisis Facebook polls, by Camille Otrakji Originally appeared on Creativesyria’s “The Syria Page” blog   Several Facebook polls on the Syrian crisis have been conducted over the past year, eliciting widespread responses among Syrian and Arab Facebook users. While sample sizes vary, many are much larger than regular online polls thereby […]

Homs: The Capital of Syrian Uprising

Homs: The Capital of Syrian Uprising By a Syrian expat originally from Homs for Syria Comment Posted by Camille Otrakji. This article is an attempt to provide a brief synopsis of the history and the socio-economic fabric of the city. This will help explain why Homs is the center of anti-government demonstrations and potentially the […]

The Arab Spring & the decay of secular state in Syria

The Arab Spring & the decay of secular state in Syria By Morpheus, a Damascus based architect For Syria Comment – posted by Camille Since its beginning, the Arab Spring phenomenon dominated the waves of local & international media and focused discussions about the current state of affairs in the Arab world on two major […]

An interview with Bassam Alkadi, President of the Syrian Women Observatory

An interview with Bassam Alkadi, President of the Syrian Women Observatory ___________________ Posted by Camille Otrakji for Syria Comment. Bassam Alkadi is President of Syria’s main women rights organization. A relentless fighter for human rights in Syria. Although he has been fired from his job, arrested, jailed and forbidden from traveling, he continues to be […]

The sad irony of it all – the USA and the Arab world…

By Munzer A. Khair Posted By Alex Syria Comment Feb 23rd, 2011 The amateur author of this outburst is a Syrian Arab, a Semite by ancestry and definition like all Arabs, and proud of it. He is also a part product of US Americana (AUB IC prep school in Beirut, Mount Hermon School for Boys […]