August 22, 2019
Damascene Brocade.

The beauty of Queen Elizabeth’s brocade wedding veil from Damascus

In 1947, the British Royal Palace requested brocade for the royal wedding dress. Syria sent a piece, its pattern ‘The Birds of Paradise’ later become known as 'The Queens' pattern'.
August 12, 2019
Mount Qasioun.

The Mountain of the 40 Prophets

I lived at the foot of Mount Qasioun, in the basin of middle-class oblivion. I often sat on my balcony and contemplated how beautiful it looked.
January 18, 2015
Apples on the tree

My Village Hopes

A great moment of my life is when I stand on top of our village’s mountain at sunset. It’s like holding your beloved while closing your eyes imagining a future in which both of you thrive.
October 25, 2014
Reflection of Aleppo buildings in water

Children’s Laughter

At the curve of the path by the nearby wheat field a laugh is flying...