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Syrian collective memory as a way of resurrection

"Syrians have appropriately formulated their collective memory in accordance with the chronological timeline of historical events," writes Dr Tuma

From a Syrian mother’s heart

"Do you know that longing is a prison, nostalgia is an arrest, and waiting is a single cell?"

Are fleeing-death Syrians all over the world homeless?

Those Syrians who your governments thankfully host have been classified in the official records as refugees or homeless.

The Coin: A poem narrating a Syrian true story

"Why here? Why now? The old man said; It’s a dangerous time; You could end up dead."

Agatha Christie’s Syria

"I love that gentle fertile country [Syria] and its simple people who know how to laugh and how to enjoy life," writes Agatha Christie.

A scene from Mustafa Khalifa’s The Shell

"My strength faded, my ability to scream left me; the pain became sharp as razor blades. I saw the whips rising high above me."

Syrian Love Day: Oldest celebration of love in history

For more than 6000 years, the Syrian Love Day has been yearly celebrated every April 11.

Culture | Syria’s Palmyra: The miracle kingdom

The name Palmyra appeared in the Babylonian manuscripts found in the Kingdom of Mari in eastern Syria. Its name means ‘the country of the resisters’ in the Amorite language, which is one of the dialects of the Aramaic language in which Palmyra means ‘the invincible country.’

Short Story | A dream in a nightmare

"The screams of revenge in his head urged him to leave, but something inside him started to wake up."

‘Theory of Sparrowtivity’: A short true story by Michel Kilo

My cell door was suddenly opened. It was almost 3 am. The police guard ordered me to come out and follow him. After about fifty paces, he opened another cell door, led me in, took my hand and dragged me behind him. He lifted the blindfold from my eyes...

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