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Mustafa Ali's Gallery, Damascus

THROUGH LOVE AND LEARNING, WORKING FOR A UNITED AND PEACEFUL WORLD

Beloved Syria 'Beloved Syria - Considering Syrian Perspectives' 'Beloved Syria' is currently being updated. New material, such as recent interviews with women in Damascus, will be posted soon. Also, please visit...
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German Tourist in Damascus, June 2019

This account of a young German tourist's recent visit to Damascus can be found on this Youtube site. A comment on the YouTube page captures the impressions one gets from...
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The Old City of Damascus – Discovering Treasures

Video, September 2019. Susan Dirgham. On the way to Beit Jabri.   In the introduction to her book 'Damascus: Hidden Treasures of the Old City' (Thames & Hudson, 2001), Brigid Keenan...
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Rasha. Women, War And Syria

Rasha Milhem In September 2019, on behalf of ‘Beloved Syria’, I interviewed Ms Rasha Milhem, a Syrian translator, news writer, and filmmaker. Rasha has worked for SANA (Syrian Arab News...
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2. Prof Maamoun Abdulkarim – ‘Syria: Land Of The Civilisations’

In this second part of the interview with Damascus University professor Maamoun Abdulkarim, Professor Maamoun speaks about Syria's 'mosaic', exemplified by his own family. The interview was conducted in...
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‘Foul’ – A Hearty And Delicious Syrian Breakfast

Foul, or ful, is traditionally eaten for breakfast (or sometimes supper*) in Syria. The main ingredient is broad (fava) beans. Delicious and healthy, there are quite a few variations...
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“Responsible For The Children Who Will Build The Country”

Dar Al Salam School, a private school in central Damascus, has a co-educational primary school section and a girls high school. Its principal and the majority of its staff...
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1. Prof Maamoun Abdulkarim on Saving Syria’s Antiquities

This video interview with Professor Maamoun Abdulkarim took place in a Damascus cafe on 22 September 2019. It wasn't the best environment to discuss a serious subject, and I...