Mohammed al-Khatieb


A man inspects bread to be distributed as aid in the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, April 15, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh)

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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.

Classic cars withstood coups, but can they survive war in Aleppo?

Thursday, Jun. 23, 2016 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

Abu Omar's family has sought refuge elsewhere, but he remains in Aleppo with his collection of classic cars and antiques.

Major regime offensive looms over Aleppo

Monday, Jun. 6, 2016 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

Aleppo and its countryside are under heavy shelling by the regime as observers fear this a prelude to a major siege of the city's opposition-controlled areas.

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

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