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EPPA official calls on South Africa's president to visit Syria

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The Guardian Spirit of Palmyra, Khaled Al-As’aad

The Guardian Spirit of Palmyra, Khaled Al-As’aad

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The war of misinformation continues…

The war of misinformation continues…

It is indeed sad that a channel like the...

Bread Policy in Syria

Bread Policy in Syria

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The Politics of Bread

The Politics of Bread

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Groundless pretexts behind US military intervention

Groundless pretexts behind US military intervention

 Military intervention has been the prominent ...

Deeds not words

Deeds not words

From the very beginning of the Astana process,...

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    The war of misinformation continues…

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President Al-Assad: Recent Battles in Idleb Have Unveiled Ankara's Open, Limitless Support for Terrorists

President Al-Assad: Recent Battles in Id…

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that the recent battles in Idleb have unveiled Ankara's open and limitless support for terrorists in Syria. Presid...

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Mosiacs prove again and again that Syria is the cradle of civilizations and cultural dialogue among nations.

Mosiacs prove again and again that Syria…

The word mosaic is originally a Greek word: museion which was used to denote the art of decoration in which small pieces or cubes of stone, enamel, glass or ceramic is used combined by means of an adhesive or mortar to form patterns, human figures or animal images, and later complete scenes of life. In Latin, the word is musiuum Opus which was changed into mussiuum, and in a later stage, Mosaque. Mosaics are distinct...

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A special performance of the short film" Joury" in the Opera house

A special performance of the short film…

The film "Joury" is directed by Yazan Anzour and produced by the General Organization for Cinema. Pierre Dagher and Robin Issa played the main roles in the film. The heroine of the film "Joury", is a girl who lost her family and became alone in her city after it was attacked by the terrorist groups. She suffered a lot in her attempt to hide from terrorists and search for a safe place to sleep. She is a little child who still dreams of staying wit...

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Italian Coincidence in Damascus Streets, Dr Francesco Gabriello

Italian Coincidence in Damascus Streets,…

While walking toward Alhamra Theater to attend a play, I accidentally met Francesco, an Italian doctor working with an international organization in Syria, who first visited our country in 2015 and, since the date on, he visits Syria on regular bases. “There is more life in the city, and people are much more relaxed, some streets are very vibrant, with a lot of shops” Dr. Gabrielli enthusiastically said, expressing his good impression about Da...

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A Trip To The Golan And Liberated Qunaitra

A Trip To The Golan And Liberated Qunait…

The bus left Damascus to the Golan with a group of young university students on board, all of them dreaming of a day when peace, stability and prosperity will prevail in the region, dreaming of a day when lovers can sit on the banks of River Jordan, whispering under willow and elm trees, birds chirping above them, and children running joyfully in the vicinity. They dream of swimming and splashing in the waters of Tib...

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Hanna Mina  was  considered as one of the most outstanding  novelists in Syria. He was born in Latakia, 1924 to  a poor family, and lived his childhood in (al-Mostanqa'a) district ,  in  one of  Iskenderun  villages.  After the Turkish aggression on  his native district, he emigrated  to other parts of Syria to pursue fighting  with his friends  against the French Mandate.

-In 1939 , he returned with his family to Lattakia, where he worked as a barber.

- After that he worked  as a porter  in  Lattakia's port  and then as a sailor on  boats and ships .

 -Started his literary life as a journalist .  He was interested in writing  radio series in  vernacular. And then  he worked as  government  employee  thenhe began to write many stories and novels.

- Sent his  first stories for publishing  in  Damascene newspapers.

- Moved to Beirut in 1946 searching for a work , and later  moved  to Damascus in 1947 where he settled, and worked  in (al-Insha'a)  newspaper until he became its editor-in-chief.

 - His first literary works were very modest, then he began to write news and short articles and essays in famous newspapers in Syria and Lebanon before  he restored to writing  short stories.

- Began his literary career in  writing  a Don Quixote like  play , but unfortunately it escaped  his library,  the thing which discouraged  him  to write  plays.

- His  first novel was  entitled (al-Masabeh al-Zorq)" The Blue Lamps", 1954.

- He wrote about  30 novels  , eight of which   talking about the sea as depicted his attachment  to  the sea and sailors  who waged perilous challenges of the sea.

- Among  his  famous novels (al-Nojoom Tohakem al-Qamar)" The Stars Judge The Moon", and (al-shams fi Yawm Ghaem)" The Sun in Cloudy Day", (Nihayat Rajol Shojaa)" The End of a  Brave Man", and (al-Shira'a wa al-A'asefa)" The Sail and The Storm" , most of them  have been rendered into  television works.

- Lived a hard expatriation  experience  , he moved from Latakia to Ersuz  plain near Antakya,  Eskenderun, then Latakia again, Beirut, Damascus. Then  he married  and  travelled with his family  across Europe  arriving  to China, where he settled for  five years.

- Shared  a group of writers in Syria  the  foundation of   the Syrian Writers Association, 1951.

- Contributed to  establishing   the Arab Writers Union,1969.

 

M.Wassouf

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