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Lebanese-American reporter covering Middle East since 2003 @WSJ @NYTimes @CSMonitor @AFP Lived in Syria 2012-2014. Love classical Arabic poetry. Usual caveats.

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from report instead of being commanded by defense ministry air force intelligence amp military intelligence di
From @sjac report "instead of being commanded by Defense Ministry, Air Force Intelligence & Military Intelligence Directorates often issued orders to military, including high-level orders to bomb, destroy, & kill opponents." #AssadOrWeBurnCountry describes how it happened in 2011
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trump officials brief a divided congress on escalating tensions with iran
Trump officials brief a divided Congress on escalating tensions with #Iran
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the most prestigious most over the top floral exhibition in the world opened with a visit from the queen to he
"The most prestigious, most over-the-top floral exhibition in the world opened with a visit from the queen to her granddaughter-in-law’s luxe-rustic kiddie treehouse set in pop-up English countryside simulacrum, next to champagne & gin tents" @BoothWilliam
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thank you for the reminder that bashar al assad has been using chemical weapons since 2012 us says may be usin
Thank you for the reminder @StateDept that Bashar al-Assad has been using chemical weapons since 2012: U.S. Says #Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in #Syria Again #AssadOrWeBurnCountryOrWeBurnCountry
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venezuelas opposition leader guaido may negotiate with several countries that support guaido have expressed op
Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Guaidó May Negotiate With #Maduro
"several countries that support Guaidó have expressed openness to other approaches...big shift from urgent international calls for Mr. Maduro’s removal 4 months ago." #Venezuela #Syria #Assad
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reading forward by in report about paper trail of regime s war crimes i am reminded of my introduction of mukh
Reading forward by @Mohammad_Syria in @SJAC_info report about paper trail of #Assad regime's war crimes I am reminded of my introduction of mukhabarat in Chapter 1 of Assad or We Burn the Country (May 28) Mukhabarat constant presence in book. Here excerpt:
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chilling report by about paper trail of regime s war crimes sadly this is only tip of iceberg assad or we burn
Chilling report by @SJAC_info about paper trail of #Assad regime's war crimes. Sadly this is only tip of iceberg. Assad or We Burn the Country (out next week) reveals for first time shoot-to-kill orders coming from family. Read report/preorder book
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active combat has ended in much of but nothing has changed in the way intelligence branches trample rights of
“Active combat has ended in much of #Syria, but nothing has changed in the way intelligence branches trample rights of perceived opponents of Assad’s rule,” said ⁦@lamamfakih⁩ , acting Middle East director at ⁦@hrw⁩ #AssadOrWeBurnCountry
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bashar al now wants to be god his opponents are traitors amp not real and true believers in islam orweburncoun
Bashar al #Assad now wants to be God: His opponents are "traitors" & not "real and true believers" in Islam. #AssadOrWeBurnCountryOrWeBurnCountry
الرئيس الأسد يفتتح مركز الشام الإسلامي الدولي لمواجهة الإرهاب والتطرف: لا يمكن لمن يخون وطنه أن يكون مؤمناً حقيقياً وصادقاً
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as we watch tragedy in gaza let s remember that mayhem continues in syria where un now says well over 10000 ch
As we watch tragedy in #Gaza let's remember that mayhem continues in #Syria where @UN now says "well over 10,000" children killed since 2011
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eight years ago on good friday syrians tried to occupy abbaseen square in to protest against the regime many h
Eight years ago, on Good Friday, Syrians tried to occupy Abbaseen Square in #Damascus to protest against the #Assad regime. Many held up banners signifying Christian-Muslim solidarity. Protesters were slaughtered before they could reach square #Syria
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incredible photo by carolealfarah of scale of devastation in city of homs syria poster of assad in background
Incredible photo by @carolealfarah of scale of devastation in city of #Homs #Syria poster of #Assad in background
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sadly this photo from ruins of homs says it all on wall long live assad s syria assad or we burn the country
Sadly this photo from ruins of #Homs says it all. On wall: "Long live Assad's #Syria - #Assad or we burn the country"
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incredible to see investigation of s torture dungeons given space amp prominence it deserves s war crimes amp
Incredible to see @ABarnardNYT investigation of #Assad’s torture dungeons given space & prominence it deserves. ’s war crimes & crimes against humanity concern whole world not just Syrians. Also grim fact: those killed under torture are fraction of regime victims. #Syria
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new cover for assad or we burn the country is out concept by the talented tammam al omar also fantastic early
New cover for Assad or We Burn the Country is out! Concept by the talented Tammam al-Omar. Also fantastic early review from thank you! And thank you to all those who received the galleys with the old cover. Book out May 28 #Syria #Assad
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woman from saudiarabia loujainhathloul has valid driver s license from uae but not allowed into own country du
Woman from #SaudiArabia @LoujainHathloul has valid driver's license from #UAE but not allowed into own country due to ban on female driving
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almost daily articles in syria pro regime media claiming islamic state isis is israel creation amp its leader
Almost daily articles in #Syria pro regime media claiming Islamic State #ISIS is #Israel creation & its leader a Jew
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more heart wrenching reuters pics via bassam hakeem of aftermath of airstrikes against douma near damascus syr
More heart-wrenching @Reuters pics via Bassam Hakeem of aftermath of airstrikes against #Douma near #Damascus #Syria
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after they banned me from entering syria on aug 25 despite valid press accreditation syria regime now not allo
After they banned me from entering #Syria on Aug 25 despite valid press accreditation, #Syria regime now not allowing any Western media in
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