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What is Daraa?

What is Daraa?

Daraa is one of the Syrian governorates in the south of the country. The entire area is a wide plain so it’s called the Houran plain, and many great civilizations have passed through it over the centuries. Houran is characterised by fertile land; the Romans...
A Promise Across the Atlantic Sparking the Flame of Hope

A Promise Across the Atlantic Sparking the Flame of Hope

A Promise Across the Atlantic. Growing up in an Arab culture, I learned that Arab geographers called the Atlantic “the Sea ofDarkness” – bahr al Thouloumat. Little I knew it would be the source of a spark that lit theflame of hope inside me. I have always wondered...
Queen Elizabeth Wore Damask Brocade

Queen Elizabeth Wore Damask Brocade

The city of Damascus is famous for its unique type of fabric, called brocade, which Damascus was famous for three thousand years ago. It takes ten hours to make one meter of damask because of the delicate, complex patterns and attention to detail. Brocade is an...