Category Archives: Qatar

Syria: The Damascus Bomb Blasts part 1

In anticipation of the Arab League monitor mission to Syria a number of questions emerged. Among them: how could the monitors be allowed to operate freely in Syria given the ambiguous agreement and how would the Syrian regime try to … Continue reading

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Syria: In the face of crackdowns against Sunni-protesters Hamas sends mixed signals to the regime of Bashar al-Assad

As reported today by International Herald Tribune the relationship between Hamas and the regime of Bashar al-Assad has become strained during the weeks of crackdowns against, mainly, Sunni protesters. This Saturday Al Hayat, an influential pan-Arab newspaper claimed that Hamas … Continue reading

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