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Maha al-Altrash – SANA Journalist – Her Work and Her Love for Syria

Posted by S. Dirgham, who accepts all responsibility for the technical glitches with the subtitles. Translation of video interview by Rasha Milhem and Sarah Nachar. This page is being posted on...
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Mahdi Al Mahdi – A Passionate Syrian Composer and Arranger

This interview with Mahdi Al Mahdi took place on 24 September 2019, my last evening in Damascus before I flew out of Syria on my return trip to Australia.  I...
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Three women in Damascus. In a traffic jam… and I’m loving it!

I was in Damascus for just over a week, and in a taxi with Athar and Rana on our way to the old city. First for a stroll in...
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A Game of Backgammon in Beit Jabri, Old Damascus

In his 1988 LA Times article below, journalist and columnist Charles Wallace captured beautifully Syrians' love for the game of backgammon; the magic of it. (However, in 2020, it should...
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To Our Countries لبلادي

Faia and Rihan Younan were born in the village of Al-Malikiyah, Syria, and grew up in the city of Aleppo. They moved to Sweden with their parents when Faia...
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Dr Bouthaina Shaaban: Is The World At War?

  'Beloved Syria - Considering Syrian Perspectives', First Edition, Spring 2016, page 25 The Challenge - Responding to this 21st Century War This magazine aims to present the perspectives of Syrians who...