The Old City in East Aleppo was fully liberated just before the 12th December 2016. The terrorist and militant factions led by Nusra Front, aka Al Qaeda, whose black flags hung from the walls of the ancient Umayyed Mosque until they were torn down by the victorious Syrian Arab Army and allies.
The old city remains the beating heart of the capital at night after almost 6 years of war.Mortars, clashes or threats that last all morning, become trivial when the storyteller takes up his chair at Al-Nofara cafe…
People say sometimes, how can you show joy and live like nothing is happening around you?
how can you celebrate publicly when there are others suffering not so far from you?
how can you play music and someone lost a beloved in the neighbouring house?
Are we expected to dress in black, never to smile, never to play music in the streets, never to enjoy small moments of life, to bury ourselves in life?? what for??
Would that bring back the dead?
Would it make us stronger?
Would it make us safer?
Would it wash away the pain?
Would it end war?
Six years of war so far, and no one knows how longer will it last. Syria has seen much throughout history, but never did life seize to exist, and never will.. Read more
Eid eve jam live from Latakia !
Damascus has always had its special touch and style celebrating different occasions, Christmas, Ramadan, New Year, Al Fitr, Al Adha, Halloween, end of school..