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Meet Syrian Refugee Who Swam for Her Life to Become an Olympian | NBC...

Last year, Yusra Mardini swam for three hours to push a sinking refugee boat to shore, saving everyone on board. Now, she’ll compete on the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team. -...

My Country

My Country - by Nizar Qabbani, - translated by Norma Medawar From the lisp of the blackbird… From the saddening huskiness of the flute… From the flickering sounds of the folk songs From the sighs of the minaret… From a...

Samar, female, aged 28, working with a humanitarian organisation, recently moved from Aleppo to...

What makes you proud to be Syrian? Sometimes I feel shame when I see the crimes that some Syrians are doing in the name of God, but when I remember...

Edward W. Said – A Community of Civilisations

… any attempt to force cultures and peoples into separate and distinct breeds or essences exposes not only the misrepresentations and falsifications that ensue, but also the way in...

Apamea – The Grand and the Tragic History of Syria

"Each civilized person in the world should admit that he has two home countries: the one he was born in, and Syria." – André Parrot, (1901 – 1980), archaeologist specializing...

Women of Syria – Not to be Ignored

Not to be Ignored Below is a transcript of an interview conducted at the end of 2010, when there was no thought of conflict in Syria, and the issues of...