Libraries in Syria
babelmed - 18/03/2010
This original text speaks of the anguish felt by the author during the tragic events that are ravaging Syria. This text translated from Arabic to French by Rania Samara was originally published in the French version. It was then translated from Arabic to English by Sahar Ghoussoub, Mashallah news.
Albert Gatt interviews novelist and journalist R. Y. Kassab on the occasion of his guest appearance at the 6th edition of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival. He talks about freedom, writing, and the demise of grand narratives
Well before the Syrian uprising, Samar Yazbek was challenging the existing taboos of Syrian society in her novels. Since the early days of the revolution, she was involved in the pro-revolutionary movements on the ground, despite the daily threats she was submitted to. Mashallah News met with her in Paris where she currently lives in exile.