SYRIA: my published articles and other musings from and on Syria (2014/2015/2016)

*The permanent page to this post can be found HERE

*see also: My short video/audio from/on Syria and Syrians (many links)

*see also: My Interviews on Syria

*see also: Glimpses from Syria (December 2015)


Where is the West’s compassion & condemnation following terror attacks in Middle East?, Jan 30, 2016, Russia Today, Global Research, 21st Century Wire,, In Gaza

Not-Tweetworthy: UN selectively tweeting, ignores Foua, Kafarya, Nubl, Zahraa, Jan 15, 2016, re-published at Global Research, In Gaza

Propaganda alert: Madaya media fabrications; recycled photos, Jan 10, 2016, Dissident Voice, In Gaza

Christmas Celebrated in Terror-Ravaged Syria: Christmas trees, carols, church services, and the resilience of the human heart, Dec 29, 2015, Dissident Voice, Global Research, In Gaza

Deconstructing the NATO Narrative on Syria, Oct 10, 2015, Dissident Voice, Syrian Free Press,, World News, Uprooted Palestinians, prominent Norwegian blog, Steigan blogger, prominent Swedish blog, Anders Romelsjö *in Polish: Medium Publiczne and Wirtualna Polonia

Untold Suffering in Foua and Kafarya, Part Two, Aug 20, 2015, Counter Punch, (In Gaza)

Untold Suffering in Foua and Kafarya: Two Northwestern Syrian Villages Under Siege and Assault by NATO’s Terrorists, Part One, Aug 18, 2015, Counter Punch, (In Gaza)

The Real Syrian Moderates: Voices of Reason (Mufti Hassoun & Dr Bouthaina Shaaban), Mar 15, 2015, Russia Today, in Arabic at Dr. Shaaban’s FB page, Dissident Voice, Uprooted Palestinians, In Gaza

Scoundrels & Gangsters at UN: Silencing the Syrian Narrative, Feb 4, 2015, Russia Today, Global Research, Uprooted Palestinians, In Gaza

Interview: Syrian Ambassador to the UN, Dr. Bashar al-Ja’afari on Sovereignty, Terrorism, and the Failure of the UN, Jan 17, 2015, Al-Akhbar, in Arabic, Global Research, Medhaj News, Counter Punch, Consortium News,, Oriental Review, Uprooted Palestinian

As Foreign Insurgents Continue to Terrorize Syria, the Reconciliation Trend Grows (Dr. Ali Haidar), Aug 22, 2014, Dissident Voice, Zero Anthropology, In Gaza

“They want to start a religious war; we want to extinguish it” – Mufti of Syria, Jun 1, 2014, Crescent International,, In Gaza

Excerpts from US delegation visit to Syria, Feb 2015, In Gaza

University Hospital, Damascus: Meeting Victims of Western-backed Mortar and Rocket Terrorism, Mar 3, 2015, In Gaza

The Terrorism We Support in Syria: A First-hand Account of the Use of Mortars against Civilians, Sep 11, 2014, Zero Anthropology, Global Research, Rabble, Dissident Voice, In Gaza

Media Black-Out on Arab Journalists and Civilians Beheaded in Syria by Western-Backed Mercenaries, Oct 26, 2014, Zero Anthropology, Global Research, Information Clearing House,, Uprooted Palestinians, in Portuguese

Distorting the Story of Syria’s Heritage Destruction, Feb 3, 2015, Crescent International, Global Research, Dissident Voice, Counter Punch, Uprooted Palestinians, In Gaza

Devastation…and Inspiration: Recalling Liberated Ma’loula, Mar 3, 2015, Crescent International, Uprooted Palestinians , In Gaza

The liberation of Kassab, Jul 2, 2014, Crescent International, In Gaza

Liberated Homs Residents Challenge Notion of “Revolution”, Jul 8, 2014, Inter Press Services, In Gaza

Syrians Flock to Vote in Lebanon, May 30, 2014, Inter Press Services, In Gaza

International observers endorse Syrian elections, Jun 3, 2014, Oriental Review, In Gaza

Aleppo Photographer Brings Syrian Reality to the United Nations, Jan 22, 2015, Dissident Voice, Rabble, In Gaza

In Syria, Life Goes On Despite Everything, May 12, 2014, Inter Press Services , In Gaza

Road to Victory: Syria’s Zenobians Stand to Win International Rugby Tournament, Oct 2, 2014, Zero Anthropology , In Gaza


Note on credibility and lack of impartiality of those making anti-Syria allegations, Aug 25, 2015

Latest NATO-backed terrorists’ mortar and rocket attacks on Damascus, Aleppo, Foua, Kafarya…, Aug 24, 2015

Qalb Lozeh, a Druze village, a NATO-backed massacre, Aug 16, 2015

Homs: April car bombing testimonies and tomorrow’s Syria election, Jun 2, 2014


Freedom: Homs resident speaks of the early days of the crisis, Jun 24, 2014

Homs: “We wanted to protect our house”, Jun 13, 2014

Bleeding Syria and other notes, Jun 8, 2014

Testimonies from Kasab, attacked by Turkish and foreign mercenaries, May 4, 2014

Discussions on Syria, with Syrians and non-Syrians (IN Syria), May 12, 2014

Discussion with American-Syrians living in Latakia for two decades, May 11, 2014

Interview with Moaffak Makhoul, co-creater of Guinness record breaking wall mural in Damascus, May 5, 2014

Horrors from Haram, Nobbul, Zahra, May 4, 2014

Damascus by day and night: life, May 2, 2014 [PHOTOS & VIDEOS]

Not only mortars, but gunfire, too, on Damascus, Apr 28, 2014

Mortars on Damascus one quiet courtyard night, Apr 27, 2014

Apr 24, Damascus notes, Apr 24, 2014

Mortars and nostalgia for the past, Apr 23, 2014

More insights into Bab Touma mortar attacks, Apr 23, 2014

Celebrating in Damascus, Apr 22, 2014

Easter celebration despite sordid realities, and other snippets from Syria, Apr 21, 2014

Damascus churches and Patriarch Laham’s message for peace, Apr 20, 2014

Morning conversation with a Sunni Damascene woman, Apr 19, 2014

Children injured by “rebel” shelling of Manar school, Damascus, Apr 16, 2014

Old Damascus city scenes, Apr 14, 2014

Scenery from Syria, Apr 13, 2014

Conversations in Syria, Apr 10, 2014


Souria Samideen–words of a Syrian from Quneitra, Apr 9, 2015

“Oh, my Syria!”:a Syrian Kurd from Aleppo countryside:”It isn’t a ‘revolution'”, Nov 14, 2014

Grounding: Syrians from Hassaka Speak of the Peaceful Life They Knew, Nov 9, 2014

“I still have relatives there, in Aleppo. They never know when they’ll have water and electricity.” Jun 17, 2014

Shoe shiners of Beirut, Jun 4, 2014

“I have worse things to tell you, but I can’t bring myself to talk about them”, Jun 3, 2014

Meeting Syrians in Lebanon, May 27, 2014

Syrian refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley, Fayda camp, Apr 9, 2014

Reflections on Gaza, Syria, the bigger picture, Apr 8, 2014


  1. What amazing work. A lot already know this but the importance of haveing evidence to show the brainwashed individuals is invaluable. What incredible work, thank you so much.🙂

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