Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī Saadi Shirazi better known by his pen-name as Saʿdī or simply Saadi was one of the major Persian poets of the medieval period. He is not only famous in Persian-speaking countries but has also been quoted in western sources. He is recognized for the quality of his writings and for the depth of his social and moral thoughts. A native of Shiraz his father died when he was an infant. Saadi experienced a youth of poverty and hardship and left his…
Weighing in on one of the most contentious issues in American politics — the danger posed to host countries by the 4.8 million people who have fled from Syria’s civil war — Syrian President Bashar Assad told Yahoo News that some of the refugees are “definitely” terrorists. In an exclusive interview
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Ever wondered what #Syria used to be like? I travelled through the Middle East in 2007 and my time in Damascus Aleppo & Palmyra let me experience Syria before the Arab Spring changed the country forever. Now with the recent Executive Order preventing Syrian refugees from entering the USA I think it's necessary to remember just how cultural historical and downright beautiful their home used to be.
This is one of the more disturbing stories of the day. Syrian refugees in Germany are uncomfortable in Arabic-speaking mosques. Why? German mosques are too radical: Hani Salam escaped civil war in Syria and survived the journey from Egypt to Europe. But when he saw men with bushy long beards at a mosque near his current home in Cologne last November, he was worried. The men’s appearance reminded him of Jaish al-Islam, the Islamist rebels who took over his hometown near Damascus, said…
In 2014 Lyse Doucet spent time with a Syrian family living in desperate conditions in Damascus. While reporting in Canada, she was unexpectedly reunited with the family who arrived as refugees five months ago. Teenage Daad Sabbagh tells Lyse what's changed.
Syrian ceasefire: Is it all over? Syria's nascent ceasefire hung in the balance Monday after an airstrike on a United Nations aid convoy led the US to question Russia's commitment to calming violence in the war-torn country and its ability to influence its ally in Damascus.