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From the grave, Qabbani’s poems lay bare Syria’s agony

During Lebanon’s civil war, local radio sta­tions affiliated…
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Modern Syria sheds inhibitions about its tumultuous past

Syria has increasingly been reconnecting with its past and historical…
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Islam and secularism must go hand in hand in Syria

For the first time since the secular Baath Party came to power…
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Corruption trials in Damascus

In June 1949, Syria’s former President Husni al-Zaiim passed…
The Umayyad Square in central Damascus.

Tug of War in Syria

Following President Bashar al-Assad’s assumption of power in…