Havrin Khalaf: A Light Has Gone Out But The Tasks of Reconciliation Remain.

By René Wadlow. On October 12, 2019, Havrin Khalaf;  the Co-Secretary-General of the Future Syria Party;  was shot to death at a roadblock by the Turkish-backed militia; Ahrar al-Shargiya. The Future of Syria Party had been formed in March 2018 in Raqqa;
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Rania Abouzeid. No Turning Back: Life, Loss and Hope in Wartime Syria.

(London: Oneworld Publications, 2018). No Turning Back: Life, Loss and Hope in Wartime Syria is a moving book by the Lebanese journalist Rania Abouzlid. As an Arabic speaker;  she was able to move in Syrian society  to interview a range of Syrians
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Winds of Change: The Challenge of Modernity in the Middle East and North Africa.

Cyrus Rohani and Behrooz  Sabet (Eds). (London: SAQI Books, 2019, 304 pp). The winds of change blow in a good number of directions;  and at different strengths within the Middle East and North Africa.  At times;  the wind seems calm;  and then
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