Mohammed al-Khatieb

A Syrian boy runs with the others who say they are returning to Syria ahead of Eid al-Fitr, near the Cilvegozu border crossing, Hatay province, Turkey, June 15, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Umit Bektas)

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Syrian refugees in Turkey return home for holidays

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

As Eid al-Fitr approaches, marking the end of Ramadan, Turkish authorities opened two border crossings with Syria so refugees can visit their homeland.

Syrian regime clears last IS bastion in Aleppo province

Friday, Jun. 9, 2017 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

The Syrian regime is closing in on the Islamic State in Aleppo, while securing a foothold in Raqqa’s outskirts, where US-backed rebels launched their offensive to liberate the city.

Residents in Syria's eastern Ghouta face tightened siege

Friday, May. 5, 2017 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

The Syrian regime tightened its siege on eastern Ghouta, and the infighting within the opposition factions will likely contribute to the regime’s seizure of Ghouta.

Under Turkey's watch, al-Bab tries to rebuild

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

The Turkish government is working on rehabilitating the Syrian city of al-Bab after the Islamic State’s withdrawal, considering it an arrangement that benefits both sides.

Could this be the last battle for Aleppo?

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

Opposition factions in southern Aleppo have made significant advances after launching attacks in response to the one-month-long siege imposed by the regime on Aleppo’s eastern neighborhood.

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Mohammed al-Khatieb is a Syrian freelance journalist based in Aleppo. On Twitter: @MohAlkhatieb

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