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Mew for Events and Weddings opening

Jul 14, 2011: Mew - Mariam for Events and Weddings - opens in Al-Rawda (Damascus). Mariam Masad, founder and owner of the new company, is a certified planner from WPS Institute England.

19/07/2011 - 13:23
Most beautiful churches in Syria

Syria has some of the most ancient churches in the world, located on the top of mountains or a few meters underground. Discover them in this gallery.

24/04/2011 - 09:17
Myrna Nazzour: Mystic in Damascus

Myrna Nazzour lives a deep mystic experience started in 1982 with oil pouring from her hands and eventually including apparitions, cures and stigmata. Blessed by the Greek-Catholic Church and approved by the Greek Orthodox Patriarch, whose written approval is exhibited in her house, Myrna continues her experience and spreads a message of Unity for the Church.   

22/06/2011 - 11:53
NGOs in Syria

The increasing number of NGOs working in Syria shows the active role of volunteering in the country. Many of the organisations work with the Iraqi refugees who fled to Syria in the aftermath of the war in 2003 but the fields of application are innumerable and range from disadvantaged childhood to elderly persons, from education to medical support.

01/01/2011 - 12:12
On the road to Damascus: the conversion of Saint Paul

Saint Paul's conversion to Christianity, took place according to the Acts of the Apostles [Acts 9:1-31], on the road to Damascus where he experienced a vision of the resurrected Jesus, after which he was temporarily blind. St. Paul recovered his sight during his stay in Damascus but afterwards he had to flee from persecution, according to the tradition, hidden in a basket and lowered by a rope from above Bab Kisan at night.  

25/01/2011 - 11:09
On the set with the 5 Sabaya

“Sabaya” meaning “girls” is a hit television soap opera which first aired in 2009. About five girls with five very different personalities, the series follows the ups and downs on their life in a shared house in Damascus. The second series was on the screen during Ramadan as it is tradition for the most successful series.

01/01/2011 - 12:12
Pal.M.A.I.S. unearthing Palmyra

Pal.M.A.I.S. is a joint Italian-Syrian archaeological mission working since 2007 in the South-Western quarter of Palmyra. By the end of the third year the mission achieved some importnat results.

01/01/2011 - 12:12
Palmyra: Oasis of columns

Located 200 km north-east of Damascus, Palmyra is a fertile oasis in the heart of the Syrian desert. This position, on the crossroad between Damascus and Iraq, the Arab Gulf and Persia and the Mediterranean, made of it one of the most wealthy cultural and caravan centers of the ancient world.

Photos by Ibrahim Malla

16/06/2011 - 10:13
Qamar Khalaf

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01/01/2011 - 12:12
Rain in Syria

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01/01/2011 - 12:12