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Adnan Ali


Analysis: Despite the US denying an American-Turkish agreement on establishing a "safe zone" in northern Syria, Turkey is forging ahead to establish the area.

13 August, 2015

Analysis: After a successful opposition offensive in Idlib province, the advance appears to have decelerated after infighting between rebels and allies in other provinces, says Adnan Ali

01 June, 2015

Analysis: A list of Syrian security chiefs linked to Hariri's assassination have died under mysterious circumstances. Could Mamlouk be the latest victim of a regime cover-up?

08 May, 2015

Analysis: In the south of Syria, a regime offensive has failed and rebels say they will launch a massive offensive in Daraa province with regional air support.

30 April, 2015

Analysis: Defeat by regime a year ago has been turned around with new tactics - but a new threat has appeared in the form of the IS, says Adnan Ali.

20 April, 2015

Analysis: Civilians fear that al-Nusra Front will take over large swathes of Syria's south following the group successes on the northern battlefields.

20 April, 2015

The Saudi-led Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen has rekindled hope among Syrians for a possibility of a similar military coalition to intervene and end the war in their country.

31 March, 2015

Syria's main opposition bloc, the Syrian National Coalition, has reportedly rejected an invitation to attend Moscow dialogue talks.

23 March, 2015

Analysis: The US administration's move comes after years of refusal of any form of negotiations with the Syrian regime and as news breaks of a fresh atrocity in eastern Damascus.

16 March, 2015

Residents of south Damascus have been under siege for two years, enduring unspeakable hardships and isolation. Now with food becoming more scare and agencies unable to reach them, they face death by starvation.

15 March, 2015