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In Damascus, rare glass blowers seek to keep craft alive

In Damascus, rare glass blowers seek to keep craft alive

In Syria's capital, Mohammed Hallak blows through a long metal tube into billowing red-hot glass, trying to keep his waning craft alive despite a war that keeps clients away. "We're the last family to be working in glass blowing in Damascus. I'm scared the profession will disappear," said...

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Syrian entrepreneur invents device helps people with hearing loss: Qatar Foundation

Syrian entrepreneur invents device helps people with hearing loss: Qatar Foundation

  Anwar Almojarkesh, like many students around the world, found getting up in the morning difficult. However, instead of hitting the snooze button, Anwar began to develop a solution, one that has led to him to a remarkable career as an entrepreneur, helped along the way by...

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Syrians still finding their way in Sweden, five years on

Syrians still finding their way in Sweden, five years on

They arrived in unprecedented numbers, pushing a strained Sweden to shut its borders as anti-immigration sentiment flared. Five years later, Syrians are still trying to integrate, some more successfully than others. Abdallah Saleh, a 24-year-old Palestinian who fled Damascus in 2014,...

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Raqqa homeowners fight against illegal confiscation of their properties

Raqqa homeowners fight against illegal confiscation of their properties

For Wael, a Syrian man from Raqqa, the situation in his hometown feels like deja vu.  When he fled the city for Homs in 2014, it was to escape the Islamic State (IS) group, which had taken over Raqqa as its de facto Syrian capital and ruled it with an iron fist under a self-declared...

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