A Protest Stand In Solidarity with Tal al-Mallouhi

Tal is a high school student , born on 4/11/1991. On her blog she writes poetry for Palestine. She was arrested by SSI Damascus on 27/1/2009 for her activity on

Is Syria ready for the “Muslim Brotherhood Initiative”?

I find the rapprochement between Syria and Turkey important in spite of all the reservations of the Baath regime. This is more than just a regime issue from the perspective

MB offshoot in Syria chooses new Secretary General

The Muslim Brotherhood's offshoot Shura council in Syria elected a new Secretary General for the group after 72 year old Ali Bayanouni submitted his resignation after serving three term mandate

Syria’s MB Controller to talk about his angry message on Islamic movements close to power

Ali Sadreddine Bayanouni, the General Controller of the Syrian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, beseeched in his message to a handful of Islamic parties and the Brotherhood’s organizations in Arab

Boycott of Islamist movements to Arab leaders’ summit in Damascus.

It seems that the Syrian authorities will be facing an embarrassing predicament if the leaders of Sunni Islamist movements insist on boycotting the Arab Leaders summit later this week. Ali

Syria: Haitham al-Maleh’s case sent to the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

On 13 October 2009, Haitham al-Maleh, was summoned by Syrian Political Security in Damascus for an inquiry and has since vanished. He left his home on the morning of 14