The pro-Saudi media isn’t lying when they say Vision 2030 is an ambitious plan, but they fail to explain just how high the stakes really are.
Jobar, once a bustling suburb of Damascus, became one of the last strongholds for a number of entrenched rebel factions. As those groups lash out in their final death throes, their impending fall represents the end of an era.
BEIRUT (Analysis) -- There are only two areas in Syria today that are not under government control. Jobar is one of them, and it is situated east of the historic “Old City”