A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Meanwhile, Back in Syria

While the world has been talking about Usama bin Ladin, Syria has continued its systematic crackdown, moving against various cities sequentially. Though they claim the Army is withdrawing from Deraa, protesters say they're still there; Baniyas and Homs have been subject to army operations as well. Al Jazeera's live blog is a good way to catch up if you've been focused on other issues.

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