أرشيف الوسم : Zaina Erhaim

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Journalism in Times of War: A Middle East perspective

Journalism in Times of War: A Middle East perspective

 Al Jazeera Media Institute has published a new book that aims to contribute to the debate on war reporting in this region. Journalism in Times of War, features the stories of middle eastern journalists who covered their own or neighbors’ wars. I wrote the fourth chapter of the book titled: War on Your Door Steps, journalism and activism. Erhaim gives ...

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Short Story: An Article

Short Story: An Article

It’s 6 am in the morning; freezing air blows through a window covered with blue plastic bags, to the small crowded room. It fails to change the heavy smell of farting, breathe mixed with the smoke erupting from the burning junk put in a small tank for warmth. It was a quiet night; only two mortars and a missile hit ...

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ISIL in Syria: From Isolated Group of Fighters to A Caliphate

ISIL in Syria: From Isolated Group of Fighters to A Caliphate

None of those who started the Syrian uprising in 2011 would have thought that after five years their home will be taken over by many militias and groups including Iranians, Hizbullah, Al Qaeda and a so called “caliphate”. The first two are among 53 foreign shi’ite militias invited to Syria by Bashar Al Assad, unlike ISIL and Al Qaeda that ...

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Syria Rebellious Women الثائرات

Syria Rebellious Women الثائرات

  Ghalia Rahal, Khaled’s mother, is one of the women documented in the Syria Rebellious Women series. She lost Khaled, after filming this, but still running all the Mazaya centers in Edlib suburb. غالية رحال٫ أم خالد٫ واحدة من النساء اللواتي تتناول سلسلة “الثائرات” حكايتها٫ خسرت غالية ابنها خالد الذي يظهر في مقدمة الفلم بعد عملية اغتياله العام الماضي٫ لكنها ...

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Going back to my hometown, Edlib city

Going back to my hometown, Edlib city

It has almost been 4 years since I was there, I absolutely remember August 2011, demonstrating at the sunset with my mother and female friends while wearing a red Niqab not to be recognised by the thugs. Because of my load voice and excitement I found my self becoming the women’s demonstration cheerleader, chanted for freedom, martyrs, then thought about ...

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