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In Syria's Maalula, fear for survival of language of Christ

In Syria's Maalula, fear for survival of language of Christ

Hunched over a thick book, George Zaarour uses a magnifying glass to decipher Aramaic script -- the biblical language of Jesus that is starting to disappear from everyday use in his village. The 62-year-old is one of the last in Syria to specialise in the ancient language, which has...

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Nightingale of Homs: From voice of the Syrian revolution to a disabled refugee

Nightingale of Homs: From voice of the Syrian revolution to a disabled refugee

(Zaman Al Wasl)- From the central city of Homs to a forgotten camp  on the Greek-Albanian border, a long journey fraught with dangers and pain, where Mohamed Al-Mohamed fought his pain and injuries, that he got in and out of the besieged Homs years ago and made him disabled. At the...

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71 years since Nakba, Palestinians still long for home

71 years since Nakba, Palestinians still long for home

More than seven decades since their expulsion from historical Palestine in 1948, Palestinians continue to find new ways of pressing for their cherished right to return.  Seventy-one years ago, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forced to flee their villages and towns in...

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From an amateur to fashion designer: Syrian Refugees

From an amateur to fashion designer: Syrian Refugees

(Zaman Al Wasl)- In the border town of Arsal, behind a Syrian factory that specializes in sewing and fashion design, named "Orchid Flower," stands Souad Kassem Shehada, a refugee from Homs countryside. The establishment was the culmination of a long period of hard work, made more difficult the...

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