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

  Sadek Jalal Al Azm, a celebrated philosopher and…

Plagues, conquests and disasters: Aleppo’s unending troubles

In 1953, Syrian president Adib al-Shishakli faced an uprising…

Hammams of Old Damascus: Back from the Dead

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

A two-way street: Emigration from Damascus

Twenty-seven US governors have recently closed their state’s…

Damascene Sufism, the antidote to ISIS

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

Last Jewish family leaves Aleppo

The last Jewish family has left Aleppo, according to sources…