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Feature: Artist sees life in wartime Syria through "crow's eye"

Sina 11 Oct 2021
DAMASCUS, Oct ... The slim, tall man with a ponytail has been living in a rented rooftop flat in the capital Damascus since before the war ... At that time, the 37-year-old, who had studied filmmaking in Paris before, found the cinema language unable to help him describe the daily life in Damascus.

Syria Opens First Cafe Run by People With Down Syndrome

Kayhan 22 Aug 2021
DAMASCUS (Xinhua) – Wearing brown uniforms with orange rims and matching hats, several young Syrians with Down Syndrome served between the tables, while some others stood behind a bar, preparing food and beverage at the cafe called Sucette. This is Syria’s first cafe ...

Opinion: Take a ‘Twilight’ tour of Oregon

Daily Emerald 09 Jun 2021
Our first stop was the warm and fuzzy Carver Cafe in Damascus, Oregon ... Carver Cafe is a must, not only because the food is yummy and reminiscent of the films, but also because the vibes are immaculate ... “I could almost sense Charlie and Bella’s presence sitting at the table in Carver Cafe,” Grace said.

In pandemic year, Syrians blocked from Zoom, Netflix

Beijing News 20 Mar 2021
"We are living in a bubble isolated from the outside world," the 35-year-old tech expert says from an electronics repair shop in Damascus ... "I feel like Syria's technological clock stopped ticking years ago," she tells AFP from a Damascus cafe ... The iPhone 12 in Damascus sells for at ...

‘My goal is justice for all Syrians’: one man’s journey from jail to witness for the prosecution

The Observer 13 Dec 2020
One of his favourite haunts was the lawyers’ cafe in the Palace of Justice courthouse, a colonial-era building in the centre of Damascus, which served coffee, tea and cigarettes, as well as a constant diet of legal gossip as counsel gathered before and after their cases, or met clients.

Lebanon tribunal’s verdict will intensify Hizbullah-focused blame game

The Irish Times 18 Aug 2020
Syria denied involvement and argued Hariri was due in Damascus on the evening of his death to resolve differences ... In Beirut, I interviewed a UN official who was told by Hariri that he intended to go to Damascus during a meeting at a cafe minutes before his murder.

Feature: Centuries-old cafe in Damascus closes for 1st time due to coronavirus

Xinhua 11 May 2020
DAMASCUS, May 11 (Xinhua) -- For the first time in its more than 250-year-old history, the al-Nofara cafe in the old city of Damascus has closed its doors as part of the preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic ... "I live in old Damascus and I used to visit the cafe every day even if I didn't want to drink tea or have shisha.

Syria has confirmed its first cases of coronavirus. An outbreak there would be hell.

Vox 27 Mar 2020
Prior to this, the government had already closed restaurants, cafes, and other businesses, and launched a disinfection campaign in the capital city of Damascus ... Science and Technology, said he has never had classes in Damascus disrupted for that long during nine years of conflict.

Syria braces for lockdown after first virus case

Dawn 24 Mar 2020
DAMASCUS ... Lines formed outside grocery stores, banks and petrol stations across the Syrian capital, Damascus, as people braced for wider closures. The government has already closed restaurants, cafes and other businesses, and has halted public transportation.

New coronavirus threatens both rich, poor across Mideast

The Brownsville Herald 24 Mar 2020
War-torn Libya and Yemen, which have yet to report any cases, are also a source of concern ... Lines have formed outside grocery stores, banks and gas stations across the Syrian capital, Damascus, as people braced for wider closures. The government has already closed restaurants, cafes and other businesses, and has halted public transportation ... ——— ... ....
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