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· October, 2013

Stories about Syria from October, 2013

22 October 2013

The Crowd in the Machine

The Bridge

How we create images of crowds affects our understanding of them.

20 October 2013

No Man's Land: Kidnapping Journalists Worsens in Syria

Activists are campaigning for the release of Syrian media activist Rami Al Razzouk, 25, who was kidnapped on October 1 after negotiations with his kidnappers reached a deadlock.

19 October 2013

Artists Search for Eid in Syria's War

Syria’s rising talents and distinct voices share their views on Eid Al Adha - a festivity difficult to celebrate among the rubble and dead bodies.

13 October 2013

Syria: Banksy’s Crude Politics

Anonymous British graffiti artist Banksy released a video satirizing the Syrian civil war, entitled “Rebel Rocket Attack," leaving Syrians and keen watchers of the conflict confused and disappointed.

12 October 2013

Nobel Peace Prize Fails to Pacify

Assad for Nobel Peace Prize 2014? This is one of many reactions after the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was named as this year's Nobel Peace Prize...

1 October 2013

How is Lebanon Dealing with the Massive Influx of Syrian Refugees?

Lebanon is now home to about one million Syrian refugees - or around a quarter of its own population. Here's a snippet on how some of them are faring in...

The 16-year-old Saudi who is Fighting in Syria

On Twitter, Saudi Reema al-Jourish celebrates her son Moath al-Hamili, 16, joining the Jihadists in Syria. Netizens react.

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