Returning to Abu Alaa al-Maari in our year of plague

13 May 2021
Anyone who tries to create some form of art, I suppose, is plagued every now and then with cynicism and pessimism. Especially during periods of collapse. “Why do anything?” we...
Weekly media digest

02 April 2021
SyriaUntold brings you the latest edition of our digest. We want to share with you the news, features, investigative pieces and long-form essays that we're reading this week.
I read my mother's poems thinking of Syria

01 January 2019
Some of these drawings share a "Syrian connotation", especially from the uprising perspective. But most of them could represent anyone, anywhere, as they show Syrian people as human beings first....
A Letter to Salim Barakat

09 November 2017
The truth is, I am jealous of you. Yet I also learn from you. I learn to be a prolific writer with no other purpose than writing. I learn to...

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