‘A Child in Damascus’ by Josceline Dimbleby

Published by Beloved Syria with the permission of the author. 'A Child in Damascus' was first published in SYRIA through writers' eyes, Edited by Marius Kociejowski (Eland Publishing Ltd, 2010) A...
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Singing ‘Baby Shark’ in Bab Tuma, Damascus

My memories of Bab Tuma, a predominately Christian quarter in old Damascus, go back to my first Christmas in Syria. Like locals, I was rugged up for the winter cold....

A Syrian Millennial’s Eulogy To The Bad Times And Good

By Rasha Milhem One lonely night recently, during a particularly hard time of the coronavirus quarantine, a high school friend and I reviewed our lives and recalled the 2000s with...
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Syrian Students Chat With A ‘Real’ Aussie Journalist

In Damascus last September on a journalist's visa, I had the opportunity to interview some truly impressive women in different fields of work. This impromtu chat in a school yard...
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Message from Madam Janset Kazan, Syrian MP and Mother of a Martyr

This video message to Australian members of parliament (MPs) was recorded in Madam Janset Kazan's office, Damascus, 21 September 2019. Captions were added by Sarah Nachar, and Rana Alkhayrat...
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The Magic Of Jabri House (Beit Jabri), Old Damascus

  Beit Jabri is one of many remarkable family homes in the lanes of old Damascus that have opened their doors to the public: they may have become boutique hotels...