In The Time of Corona….Symptoms not mentioned by medicine

Everyone talks about the symptoms of the disease, but none of them mentioned the symptoms of quarantine for people. I will do this job.

Among the critical symptoms caused by quarantine are the following: The voices of your children are higher than the normally accepted rate, to the extent of severe headaches.

Your husband is a very strange person who is different from the one you met and married to, because he loves being in the kitchen, wandering between the rooms and issues orders and comments……He has become a home policeman, I always thought I was married to an engineer . This is how your husband forgets everything, and he only remembers the virtue of his mother and her methods of cooking, cleaning and home management.

Corona Airlines suspended from landing on Syrian ground

Edgy out there, isn’t it? We’ve taken a step back from each other, emptied our diaries and become gloomy. The darker forces of nature appear to have got the upper hand for now. Fear is spreading even faster than the virus. However, here in Syria nothing seems to have changed on the individual stage despite all the precautions taken by the government to control the spreading of corona virus.   Paradoxically, Syrian now feel more safe than ever, even International human organizations that have described Syrian territories as being the most dangerous for the last decade are now admitting that it has become the savviest place on the planet. 

A success story shared with pride

Um Abdo proudly shares the story of how she succeeded in achieving her goal after obtaining a Small Business Grant from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent. After leaving her home in Ishtarbak village in Rural Idleb due to the difficult living conditions, she successfully opened a small grocery store in Lattakia in order to support her family.

It is worth mentioning that the Small Business Grants aim to improve the livelihoods of families affected by the crisis. The grants are provided with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Adapted by: Lama Razzouk

Obituary

Syrian film director Raymond Boutros passed away aged 70 following a long suffering of a chronic disease, leaving behind a significant legacy that enriched the Syrian cinema with feature films that touched on various themes of top concern to Syrian and Arab people nation-wide.

Boutros' birthplace, the city of Hama was almost present in the majority of his works, especially the Orontes River, the Church and the Grand Mosque. He also wrote a script of a TV series about Hama, but the work hasn't been produced yet.

Flower Arrangement Exhibition in Aleppo in honor of army martyrs

Honoring the martyrs of the Syrian Arab Army and highlighting their noble sacrifices which led to the great victory of Aleppo, the Sheraton Hotel in Aleppo recently hosted a celebration marking the International Day for Flower Arrangement. A number of companies specialize in wedding occasions and flower arrangements participated in the event.

Aleppo-based Al-Jamaheer newspaper quoted Eng. Na'ela Shahoud, Director of Aleppo Tourism as saying: “The exhibition delivers a message of joy, love and peace, because Aleppo deserves life,” noting the promotional plan for post-victory era in Aleppo that aims at reviving tourism depending on a tourism promotion campaign for the most prominent tourism investment projects in the governorate.

"Yasminat El-Sham", A Volunteer Project Designed to Support the Wounded

 Homs,(ST)-The wounded personnel of the Syrian Arab Army and other war casualties prove every day that despite their injuries they are able to give and excel for the sake of their country and their children and they insist on contributing to the reconstruction and development of their homeland. Their wounds narrate a story of steadfastness, will, challenge, and success.

To help those wounded persons attain their dreams, "Yasminat  El-Sham" Center for Media and Advertising Services was recently inaugurated in Al-Zahraa neighborhood of Homs Governorate under the slogan "Trust, Development, Hope". The center is the first experience of its kind in Syria that seeks supporting and rehabilitating the wounded and providing them with practical experience that qualifies them to enter the labor market.

"A million love trees for Syria" reforestation campaign aims at enhancing green cover, restoring the beauty of the homeland

"Majd", (Glory), a team of young volunteers, whose love for their country has brought them together, launched on Saturday the first phase of their “Million Love Trees for Syria” initiative by planting about 1500 trees along Damascus International Airport road as a first stage.

The initiative, which will continue until the end of next April, will involve a number of governorates

Director of the forestry at the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Dr. Hassan Faris, explained in a statement to SANA that the ministry’s role in the campaign was represented in selecting the reforestation areas included in the agricultural plan for this year, securing saplings, digging holes and participating in planting the trees. He pointed out that the team will plant forest trees, such as "olives, tannins, acacia, daflah and kazwarina", which will be provided free of charge from the Ministry of Agriculture, in an area of 50 hectares, extending from the airport road- the fifth bridge- towards the airport.