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Mon, Nov 19, 2018

One group’s work to stabilize Syria

Few major implementors currently exist in Syria developing and executing projects to rebuild the destroyed infrastructure ranging from roads, buildings, healthcare system, agriculture and irrigation systems, to the electrical grid. Though a number of reasons limit the existence of project implementors, the primary reason is the ongoing conflict and lack of stability. A lack of […]

SyriaSource by Reema Hibrawi

Syria

Wed, Aug 15, 2018

The sticky situation of the final Idlib offensive

The final offensive in Idlib has been an ongoing discussion among Syria analysts for years. Idlib province contains opposition fighters, activists, and civilians displaced from Homs, Aleppo, Hama, and various parts of Damascus.

SyriaSource by Reema Hibrawi

Syria

Reema Hibrawi is an associate director for the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East and the editor for the MENASource and SyriaSource blogs which includes managing processes for editing, outreach, financial management, development, and independent research. Previously a program manager/analyst at the Syria Institute (TSI), a non-profit start up think tank, managing up to three contractors, five local and sixty international volunteers for research projects, report writing and editing, development, and Arabic translation work. She developed funding and research goals as well as built relationships with new contacts on the ground in Syria. Previously an intern at the Rafik Hariri Center, she also has experience as a researcher focused on the analysis of foreign policy in both the private and the non-profit industries. Hibrawi has field experience working along the Turkish-Syrian border with an NGO mission focused on Syrian refugees. She holds a BA in Human Resources from California State University, Long Beach, and an MA in International Relations at New York University. She is fluent in Arabic and has lived in the Middle East for seventeen years.