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Al-Hamidiyah is the most famous and important market of the East at all

Al-Hamidiyah is the most famous and impo…

It is located to the west of Old Damascus, inside the fence, this famous 600-meter-long souk, built along the original Roman route. It is among the popular shopping places in Damascus. Al-Hamidiyah was built in 1780 under the rule of Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid. The souk is named “al- hamidiyah” because of the presence of the “Ahmadiyya School” in it, which used to be where the Omawy Mosque is today. In that time, i...

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Music for Italy

Music for Italy

"In times of crises, humanity unites together to confront these crises ... One for all, no politics or interests ... human life is the interest and the goal and providing support to those affected is the point." The Maestro of the Classical Orchestra at Mahmoud Al-Ajan Institute of Music, Mohammed Nizar Farhat told Syria times e-newspaper.. He went on to say, "We want to send through the online rehearsals of our classical orchestra, which includ...

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Education sector in Syria withstood the foreign-backed terrorist war and now confronting coronavirus

Education sector in Syria withstood the …

After nine years of fighting against takfiri terrorism and western sanctions that affected all walks of life in Syria, the Syrians are now facing yet a different kind of war. It is the battle against coronavirus, the ambiguous pandemic threatening the entire world.

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People of Golan affirm on the anniversary of the March revolution : The  march of resistance and steadfastness continues

People of Golan affirm on the anniversar…

Quneitra, (ST) – The people of the occupied Syrian Golan reiterated their adherence to their homeland and their determination to resist the arbitrary and aggressive practices of the Israeli occupation authorities. That came during a rally organized by the people of the occupied Syrian Golan in the occupied village of Buq’ata on Sunday on the occasion of March 8th Revolution ,international Women’s Day, as well as com...

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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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