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A short stroll though Souk al Hamediyya

Souk al Hamediyya is one of Damascus’s most famous landmarks. Throughout the war it has never stopped being the centre of trade and shopping in Syria’s capital. All walks...

Abandoned But Not Forgotten: Ancient Grand Churches and The Dead Cities of Syria

    Abandoned But Not Forgotten: Ancient Grand Churches and The Dead Cities of Syria By Jack Bettar Spread across fertile mountains, between olive and pistachio groves, and across windswept limestone hills, sits...

Sanctioning Syria

This article was first published by Monthly Review Online, 10 January 2020 Sanctioning Syria By Chris Ray The United Nations was willing to pay for doors, windows and electrical wiring in Alaa...
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2011 BBC Documentary ‘Being Inspired’

 'Syrian School' (Part 3)  'Being Inspired' Syrian School Episode 3 of 5 Five-part series following a year in the life of four schools in Damascus, a high pressure crossroads in the Middle East. It...