Rebuilding Syria, one luxury hotel at a time

by Rashmee

Posted on September 22, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


The state of Syria is piteous after nearly a decade of conflict. An estimated 500,000 …

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Why the West must abandon its illusions on Syria

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2019


Former NATO secretary general Javier Solana has hurled what can only be called a truth …

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Time for refugees to return now that the Syrian war is winding down?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 7, 2018


On May 3, 2018 Bashar Al Assad’s government regained control of a key highway, the …

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A ‘snowflake’ strategy for Syria

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Since the April 14 strikes on Syria by the United States, United Kingdom and France, …

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Syria strikes are ‘mission accomplished’ for the usual suspects. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on April 16, 2018


  The posturing all around after the April 13 US, UK and French strikes on …

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Trump’s faux war in Syria

by Rashmee

Posted on April 15, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


To no one’s surprise, the so-called international community, led by the United States, has done …

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Caught between ‘monsters’ and ‘maniacs’ as West ponders strikes on Syria

by Rashmee

Posted on April 12, 2018


As British prime minister Theresa May summons her cabinet to approve solidarity with US-led air …

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An agonised Syrian pleads for Russia to be punished by taking World Cup away

by Rashmee

Posted on April 10, 2018


To no one’s surprise, the so-called “international community” has done neither of the two things …

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Assad: The movie — Journeys into Alt Reality

by Rashmee

Posted on March 25, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Can there be anything more cynical or staged than Syria’s president driving calmly from Damascus …

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All those Syrian babies named ‘Putin’ and ‘Elena’ after the Russian military spox

by Rashmee

Posted on November 29, 2017


  Here’s all the news about the Russian offensive in Syria that you haven’t heard …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK