A Damascene Jew is Syria’s finest metal craftsman in modern times

Speaking to Forward from his new home in Canada, metal craftsman…
Ramadan in Damascus in 2010

A revival of Damascene jobs in Ramadan

Apart from festive meals, philanthropic spirit and religiousness,…
Syrian actor Abbas Al-Nouri as Sultan Abdul Hamid in 2010.

Arab history figures return to Syrian drama

Last Wednesday, the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II — who died…

The hijab: a fashion statement in Damascus?

Hijab, or a woman's headscarf, is a "fashion" (if the word applies)…

New buzz in the Old City of Damascus

When in Syria, live like a Syrian. This is the catchy…