Asaad Hanna


A general view shows damaged buildings in the al-Waer district in the central city of Homs, Syria, Sept. 19, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki)

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Syrian regime evacuates civilians from Homs' last rebel-held area

Monday, Apr. 17, 2017 | Asaad Hanna, Contributor

After a deal was struck between the Syrian regime and opposition forces in the al-Waer neighborhood of Homs, waves of newly displaced are headed for Jarablus, al-Bab and Idlib.

Thousands flee Aleppo as regime regains control

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 | Asaad Hanna, Contributor

Three years after the opposition took control of Aleppo’s eastern neighborhoods, the Syrian regime’s army, with the help of foreign militias, entered the city and began evacuating civilians to the city’s countryside.

Educating Syrian refugees still a challenge in Turkey

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 | Asaad Hanna, Contributor

Syrian refugee children in Turkey are being educated in a variety of government, private and religious schools.

Is new strategy needed for fighting IS in Syria?

Thursday, Jul. 28, 2016 | Asaad Hanna, Contributor

In an interview with Al-Monitor, a senior member of the New Syrian Army, Abdulsalam Muzil, talks about his force’s achievements and what's to come in the battle against the Islamic State.

The politicization of Syria's soap operas

Sunday, Jul. 3, 2016 | Asaad Hanna, Contributor

As Syrian drama series gain popularity in the Arab world, the Syrian regime seeks to promote its vision through these series produced inside the Syrian territory.

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Asaad Hanna is a Syrian civil society and human rights activist and an economics graduate from Damascus University.

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