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Power outage hits capital and south, Syria state news agency says

DAMASCUS, Syria –  A power outage plunged Damascus and southern Syria into darkness late Saturday, Syria’s state news agency said, while anti-regime activists reported a string of tit-for-tat, sectarian kidnappings in the country’s north. The news agency, SANA, quoted Electricity … Continue reading

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Syria’s anti-Assad foes jockey for position

ISTANBUL – Emad ad-Din al-Rashid, a former assistant dean at the Islamic law college of Damascus University, opened his laptop and flipped through spreadsheets detailing the unmet needs of seemingly every besieged neighborhood across Syria. From his spare office, he … Continue reading

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Syria: Songs of Defiance

  An undercover Al Jazeera correspondent takes us inside the lives of Syria’s anti-government demonstrators. So begins this intriguing episode of People & Power, which gives an unusual but compelling first-person account of a country in turmoil and a revolution … Continue reading

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