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  • SYRIA: Big cities remain ambivalent as regime brutality takes its toll

     
    While the regime of President Bashar Assad has cracked down on smaller cities in Syria, residents of the nation's large cities, including Aleppo and the capital Damascus, seem ambivalent about staging mass protests. Syrians in some parts of the country......
  • SYRIA: Out of fear and for personal gain, some still cling to regime

     
    As some Syrians disseminate what they say is video of uprisings and state brutality in the face of the ongoing protests, others show a continued loyalty to the regime led by President Bashar Assad. Some Western diplomats in Damascus say......
  • SYRIA: Defiant protesters march into the night

     
    "We take death, but never humiliation!" crowds of anti-regime protesters roared in Job Jandali near the Syrian city of Homs during a demonstration Friday evening, according to the amateur footage posted above. Despite the brutal crackdown that engulfed...
  • SYRIA: Hama governor sacked amid eruption of mass protests [Video]

     
    For once, it was the protesters who had the pro-regime forces on the run. Video footage uploaded to the Internet from Friday's day of massive protests shows what appears to be anti-regime protesters in the northwestern city of Idleb chasing......
  • SYRIA: Chaos erupts on streets of Aleppo [Video]

     
    Chaos was reported on the streets of Aleppo, Syria's second-largest city, during another day of intense confrontations between security forces and anti-government protesters....
  • SYRIA: Death toll climbs as protesters celebrate Muslim holiday

     
    At least six people were reportedly killed early Tuesday in Syria's southern city of Daraa and central city of Homs, as protesters took to the streets in defiance of the regime of Bashar Assad on the first day of Eid......
  • SYRIA: Death of popular Sunni cleric stirs unrest in Aleppo

     
    The funeral of an outspoken Sunni cleric who died under tight security in a hospital Tuesday interrupted the calm that has largely prevailed in the Syrian commercial center of Aleppo. Dr. Ibrahim Salkini, the Sunni mufti of Aleppo and dean of theology...
  • Recipe: Muhammara

    Total time: 35 minutes Servings: Makes 2 1/3 cups Note: Pomegranate molasses is available at well-stocked supermarkets and Middle Eastern markets. Muhammara is great served with roasted or grilled meat, such as lamb kebabs, and pita bread. 3 large...
  • Recipe: Grilled lamb meatballs in fig leaves

    Recipe: Grilled lamb meatballs in fig leaves
    Total time: About 1 hour Servings: 6 Note: Soak the skewers in water while you're assembling the packets. Serve with raita (see recipe). 24 fig leaves 1 pound ground lamb 1/2 pound ground pork 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint 1/2...
  • Grown-up lunches that pack a punch

    Grown-up lunches that pack a punch
    Just because the expense-account lunch is largely a thing of the past doesn't mean that you can't still enjoy the meal, even celebrate it. Instead of depending on the kindness of menus, use a little homespun imagination. Thinking outside the lunch box is...
  • Preserving a cuisine

    Preserving a cuisine
    On Rosh Hashana, Ashkenazi Jews dip apple slices in honey for a "sweet New Year." The Aleppine Jews -- whose ancestors were prominent residents of Aleppo, Syria, for many centuries -- may eat scarlet candied quinces instead, or even translucent shreds...