Category Archives: Syria

Syrian Revolution Guide

The Syrian revolution (timeline) began on March 15th and was met with a crackdown from President Bashar Al-Assad. Well over 1,000 civilians have been killed, and at least 10,000 taken into custody. There is plenty of controversy over specific stats … Continue reading

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Syrian Government Encouraged Israeli Border Demonstrations

Mideast Reports just received this leaked document, which, if authentic, confirms the suspicion that Syrian forces were complicit in the Nakba Day protests, when demonstrators broke through the Israeli border in the Golan. As far as we know, these document have not been independently verified. … Continue reading

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Assortment: Bahrain, Syria, Website Re-Design

First, I’m happy to announce that Mideast Reports has started the process of redesigning our website. We will be using the SquareSpace platform.  Please let us know if you have any suggestions on how we can improve the site, or … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 6/11

Picture: The Siege of Misrata (Foreign Policy) Libya: – This fighting intensified in Misrata, a city that has been under siege by Qaddafi’s troops for two months. At least 17 were killed. – The international community is taking a mixed … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 6/5

Saleh Leaves Yemen- Change Square Celebration (by Amel Ahmed) Yemen – Violence continued to rage in Sana’a this week, but in Tiaz the government was also cracking down hard. At least 50 people were killed, and a number of them … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 5/28

Yemen: – Great timeline of the Yemeni revolution up until May 22nd, which was the anniversary of the 1990 unification of North and South Yemen. – On May 22nd Saleh was supposed to sign the GCC agreement, which called for … Continue reading

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Syrian Opposition to Meet amid Growing International Concern

Joshua Landis gives a succinct summary: “Opposition groups and activists are planning to meet in in Antalya, Turkey from May 31 to June 2 in an attempt to elect a transitional council, connect with protesters inside the country, and present the international community … Continue reading

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