Tag: iraq

Dreaming of a vanished Syria

“A lot of Syrians are indulging in a nostalgia that requires a lot of denial,” says Syrian-American author Alia Malek. “This is why I’m a student of history, not to live in a fantasy but to learn why and how we are where we are today.”

Mosul in my heart

The Mosul I have always loved, whose sky was our protective shield, has been replaced by an alien city of death, destruction and destitution.