Sunday November 18, 2018 07:49

  • Who's Who: Major General Adeeb Namr Salameh

    November 15, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    As the head of the Air Force Intelligence in Aleppo, Major General Adeeb Namr Salameh, has overseen a systematic policy of oppression and torture.
  • Who's Who: Muzoon Almellehan

    November 2, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    As a refugee, Muzoon Almellehan has work tirelessly to secure education rights for young girls.
  • Who’s who: Alice Mufarrej

    September 14, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    Since the start of the uprising in 2011, Alice Mufarrej has worked to reduce violence and promote the voice of women in Syria.
  • Who’s Who: Miraj Ural

    September 10, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    Miraj Ural, who is accused of various massacres, in particular in Baniyas, is used by the Syrian regime in its conflict against Turkey. He was recently wounded following an ambush on his convoy
  • Who’s Who: Hisham Khuzami

    June 28, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    Hisham Khuzami has been working on both sides of the conflict to secure the release of prisoners
  • Who’s Who: Zaina Erhaim

    May 22, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    Zaina Erhaim is a Syrian journalist and activist and one of the few people who has been able to report from within the country.
  • Who’s Who: Abdulrahman Mustafa, SNC Acting President

    May 2, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    Prominent member of Syria's Turkmen community has succeeded Riad Seif
  • Who's Who: Bassma Kodmani

    March 13, 2018

    by The Syrian Observer

    Liberal, secular and a woman, Kodmani has played a leading role in setting up the Syrian opposition, providing a counterweight to the Islamists
  • Who's Who: Jawad Abu Hatab

    November 7, 2016

    by The Syrian Observer

    With his administration placing greater focus on education and health, interim government prime minister Hatab has caused controversy for his calls to relocate opposition ministers to serve inside Syria and the absence of Kurds in his cabinet
  • Who's Who: Suheil Al-Hassan

    November 25, 2015

    by Al-Souria Net (opposition website)

    Al-Hassan's cult-like status has helped him cement an image of a fearless and merciless commander in the public eye, with many touting the Syrian colonel as a likely successor to President Bashar Assad
  • Who's Who: Zahran Alloush

    September 7, 2015

    by Yahya Alous for The Syrian Observer

    Zahran is also known as “Sheikh Zahran” for his Islamist credentials. As one of the most influential figures in Syria, he is a product of the ongoing civil war: a warlord.
  • Who's Who: Jamal Sulaiman

    February 25, 2015

    by The Syrian Observer

    The famed Syrian actor, former UN Goodwill Ambassador and activist renounced the Assad regime and its misgovernance in favor of a national democratic initiative for the Syrian people
  • Who’s Who: Khaled Khoja

    January 16, 2015

    by The Syrian Observer

    Khaled Khoja's appointment to the coalition leadership comes at a critical stage of the institution's history
  • Who's Who: Abdullah al-Dardari

    January 7, 2015

    by The Syrian Observer

    The UN staff member remains a divisive figure, and has never publicly criticized regime policy to date
  • Who's who: Wael Halqi

    August 26, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    President Bashar Assad has appointed current Prime Minister Wael Halqi to form a new cabinet
  • Who's who: Mouaffaq Nyrabia

    June 30, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Nyrabia is a moderate leftist with clear liberal leanings, described as a figure of compromise
  • Who’s who: Hassan Al-Nouri

    May 29, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Nouri became the second contender against Assad for the presidency
  • Who's who: Maher Hajjar

    May 13, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Maher Hajjar is running in the Syrian presidential elections against Bashar al-Assad, but many consider this move as a farce
  • Who's who: Shebal Ibrahim

    March 24, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    Rustom Mahmoud writes for The Syrian Observer about Shebal Ibrahim, the 'Prince of the Youth Movement' in Qamishli
  • Who's who: Hasan Saleh

    March 19, 2014

    by The Syrian Observer

    The latest entry in our series of profiles of leading Syrian Kurdish political leaders


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The Syrian Observer is a daily online news service covering Syrian political and civil society news.

It is dedicated primarily to translating into English news contents produced by Syria's official press,opposition groups,activists and civil society.

In addition to translated content, the website publishes original features,op-eds,interviews and blog posts. It also aims at building an extensive Who is Who database of the main actors of the Syrian political and civil society scenes.

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