Tamer Osman


Children walk past the rubble of damaged buildings in Ein Tarma in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, Syria, July 19, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh)

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Despite cease-fire, shelling continues in Eastern Ghouta

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 | Tamer Osman, Contributor

Civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta hoped for a full implementation of the cease-fire and access to humanitarian aid, but regime forces have continued missile strikes under the pretext that extremist groups remain.

New Syrian banknote may be more than meets the eye

Friday, Jul. 21, 2017 | Tamer Osman, Contributor

Syria has issued a new 2,000-pound banknote sporting the face of President Bashar al-Assad; not surprisingly, the opposition refuses to use it.

Hundreds flee battles in Raqqa

Sunday, Jun. 18, 2017 | Tamer Osman, Contributor

Hundreds of civilians in Raqqa are forced to flee their city as the battle to liberate it from the Islamic State rages on.

Ghouta residents suffer under siege during Ramadan

Sunday, Jun. 11, 2017 | Tamer Osman, Contributor

As the regime continues to impose its siege on eastern Ghouta, thousands of trapped residents are making do with the limited supply of food available and depending on NGOs to get them through the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Syrian NGO begins rebuilding war-torn Idlib

Sunday, Jun. 4, 2017 | Tamer Osman, Contributor

The relative calm prevailing in northern Syria’s opposition-controlled areas, specifically in Idlib province, is inspiring relief organizations to launch reconstruction projects aimed at infusing life back into the devastated areas.

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Tamer Osman is a pseudonym for a journalist and activist from Aleppo. He writes on political, military and economic events in Syria.

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