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Hammams of Old Damascus: Back from the Dead

The fabled Turkish baths of Damascus, or hammams, have been…

Damascene Sufism, the antidote to ISIS

When the Islamic State stormed the city of al-Mayadeen in…

A long, hard look at 'Zionism in Damascus'

A healthy debate is currently underway within some Syrian…

The Said El Djezairi Memoirs: A Must Read for ISIS and Its Caliph

In 1968, an obscure 334-page memoir was published in Algeria,…