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Damascus family preserves Sufi whirling tradition

The Arab Weekly 11 May 2021
“He is the youngest dervish dancer in Syria... In war-wracked Syria, whirling offers relief from the woes of a conflict that has been exacerbated by a dire economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic, he said ... Before the outbreak of the Syrian conflict in 2011, Mahmoud performed in several European countries and even toured the United States.

‘Our ethos was happy music and good vibes’: genre-busting Black British band Osibisa

Joy Online 07 May 2021
We then toured for four years with an occasional week off ... Live at the Royal Festival Hall, Osibisa concentrated on touring, commanding huge audiences across Africa, India (100,000 people attended one concert in Kolkata) and Latin America ... Then they played in Lebanon – “the Israelis had bombed the airport the day we arrived” – and Syria.

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

The New Arab 05 May 2021
During a tour along the Lebanon-Syria border, the outgoing interior minister Mohamed Fehmi said that Lebanese authorities had arrested two brothers suspected of smuggling the drugs ... The political fate of Lebanon has been up for grabs since the end of the civil war, with Saudi Arabia, Iran, France, the US, and Syria, trying to shape affairs.

Lebanon arrests two suspects over Saudi drug smuggling

The Arab Weekly 03 May 2021
Interior minister in the caretaker government Mohamed Fahmy was speaking in an interview with Lebanon’s MTV broadcaster during a tour of the border area from the north to the Bekaa valley where there is rampant cross-border smuggling with Syria, of goods ranging from drugs to fuel and subsidised food.

Lebanon detains 2 suspected of drug smuggling to Saudi

The Washington Times 02 May 2021
... station during a tour to the Lebanon-Syria border that Interpol ...

Lebanon arrests two brothers suspected in Saudi drug haul

Arab News 02 May 2021
... broadcaster during a tour of the border area from the north to the Bekaa valley where there is rampant smuggling across the border with Syria, of goods from drugs to fuel and subsidised food.

The struggle to save Sursock Palace after Beirut blast

RTE 30 Apr 2021
... consul for Lebanon and Syria ... The now-deceased Knight of Glin said at the end of an IGS tour of Lebanon and Syria, that the tactics used by developers in Beirut were similar to those employed by Irish developers to demolish Georgian buildings in Dublin in the 1960s and 1970s.

Religious events beginning April 24

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 23 Apr 2021
New classes, events and announcements. • Stations of the Resurrection Walk. St ... Booklets are by the bulletin board ... • Temple Beth Sholom presents “A Virtual Tour of an Ancient Syrian Synagogue” with archaeologist and anthropologist Adam Blitz at 1 p.m ... Blitz takes us on a tour of the 4th century C.E. Synagogue of Apamea, Syria ... St.

In a fabled desert city, a decisive battle could determine Yemen's fate

McDowell News 23 Apr 2021
Marib has the forlorn feel of a place awaiting its destiny, while embracing stoic and stubborn optimism. The fabled desert oasis, and reputed home to the Queen of Sheba, is today hot, dry and dusty ... ​ ... She trained in Yemen and Syria before that country's war began, she hastily explains as she leads CNN on a tour of the tiny but productive facility ... .

Iran and Israel’s Undeclared War at Sea (Part 2): The Potential for Military Escalation

The Washington Institute 13 Apr 2021
Egypt’s October 2018 deflagging and seizure of the Sea Shark, an Emirati-owned vessel carrying crude oil from Iran’s Kharg Island terminal, presumably to Syria The strange case of the Tour 2, which was somehow run aground in Latakia in January 2019 after delivering Iranian crude ...

The dwindling Jewish community in Sudan - in pictures

The National 07 Apr 2021
Take a virtual tour of the Roman ruins of Palmyra in Syria - in pictures.

Step into a 1,000-year-old Turkish bath in Gaza - in pictures

The National 06 Apr 2021
Take a virtual tour of the Roman ruins of Palmyra in Syria - in pictures.

Syria to close schools and universities over virus surge

Egypt Independent 04 Apr 2021
BEIRUT (AP) — Primary schools around Syria will close down indefinitely next week amid a severe increase of coronavirus cases in the war-torn country, while universities will suspend classes for only two weeks and high schools will remain open, the government announced Saturday ... Syria is witnessing a sharp increase in coronavirus cases.