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Syria Emergency Laws

Coming Back From Damascus

Ruba Nadda | Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts
Ruba Nadda

The last time my family and I came back from Damascus was in 1990, we landed in New York and my sister, Layla, was so happy to be back in North America that she got on her hands and knees in the middle of JKF airport and kissed the ground. She was 12.

Syria Warns Protesters As Emergency Laws Lifted

AP | ZEINA KARAM and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 06.19.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syria did away with 50 years of emergency rule Tuesday, but emboldened and defiant crowds accused President Bashar Assad of simply tryi...

Syrian President Orders Study On Hated Laws

AP | By ZEINA KARAM | Posted 05.31.2011 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Facing a massive protest movement demanding reform, Syria's president set up a committee Thursday to look into replacing decades-ol...