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Tam Hussein

Tam Hussein

Tam Hussein is an award-winning writer and journalist specializing in the Middle East. He spent several years in the Middle East and North Africa working as a translator and consultant. He also writes for the Huffington Post.

Syria Speaks

When the revolution broke out in Syria, most Western media welcomed it as a genuine revolt of the people against …

Rebel Surgery

In a safe house close to the Turkish border a group of injured rebels in various states of repair—or disrepair—bask …

Jihad, Then and Now

As the situation in Syria grows worse and simultaneously more complicated day by day, the fears of observers of the …

Moving Mountains in Syria

A year ago the villages of Jebel Akrad were home to living, breathing communities. Tucked into the mountain range in …

Fetteh in ISIS Country

The last thing I expected on my latest trip to Syria at the very beginning of 2014 was to be …

I, the Artist and the Syrian

Tammam Azzam doesn’t claim to be a representative of the Syrian people, but neither does he want to be treated …

The Tunisia that Time Forgot

While the political elite in Tunis are wrangling over the future of the country, there are parts of Tunisia that …

A Brotherhood Vision for Syria

In Syria, Al-Qaeda and affiliated groups have gradually emerged as one of the main threats to the survival of the …