Hanna Mina: Doyen of the Syrian novel who highlighted the human condition

"No grief, no tears, no black misery, and most importantly —…

Legendary actor Rafik Sibaii dies at 86

Iconic Syrian actor Rafik Sibaii, better known throughout the…

Priest of the Palestinian Resistance Dies

Hilarion Capucci, the celebrated former archbishop of Jerusalem,…

Sadek Jalal Al-Azm, a beautiful mind dies at 82

  Sadek Jalal Al Azm, a celebrated philosopher and…

George Tarabishi: Icon of Arab Secularism dies at 77

George Tarabishi, an icon of liberal thought and Arab secularism,…

Breaking the law by reading Ghassan Tweini

Back in the mid-1990s, when studying at the American University…

Anthony Shadid: A voice telling our tale

Anthony Shadid, the celebrated Lebanese-American journalist…

iSad in Damascus: Syrians reclaim Steve Jobs

During the years of French Mandate Syria, Abdulfattah Jandali…

In memory of Shafiq al-Hout (1922-2009)

In the early 1950s, a young student rose to the podium at the…

The King of Pop in the Muslim World

I woke up on Friday morning--a weekend in the Arab…