Crimes In Memory

Crimes in Memory is a book by Dr. Anas al-Raheb; issued by Dar al-Farabi Publishing House in Beirut. The book shocks the reader about the crimes committed in the past ,yet their stark results still linger.

In an analytical manner, the author highlights the references that had laid the ground for many decisions and events but with impacts in the present. You, as a reader, will eventually find out that the equations of today have had their seeds ,in fact ,sown  in the past.

"Unbreakable Woman” a novel Highlighting Syrian Woman’s role during the war on Syria

  Syrian women have proved during the nine-year war against Syria that each one of them is Khansaa of the century because of their steadfastness, patience and determination to bring up a generation on national values, on strong will and on steadfastness.

The novel “unbreakable woman” by the author Naboogh Asaad, sheds light on the key role of Syrian woman during the war on Syria and their steadfastness in confronting terrorism.

 The  novel, which was issued  recently by “Akl” for publishing and Translation, came in a spontaneous manner in which the elements of the novel  converged with the experiences that the author witnessed during the crimes carried out  by the terrorists in the country.

The novel confirms that the woman in Syria did not allow her social and physiological status to weaken her position in the face of terrorism and conspiracy.

A Syrian Novelist Dedicates her Literary works to Women Issues

The empowerment and autonomy of women and the improvement of their political, social, economic and health status is an end in itself. In addition , it is essential for the achievement of sustainable development.

Top priority is presented  by the novelist Muntaha Sulieman  Al-Ayada  whose   various literary works are harnessed to advocate for women and address their concerns  to enable them to articulate their  needs and ensure the full and equal participation of women in decision-making processes in all spheres of life..

“ The fact that women constitute half the entire population of the society  motivated me to concentrate on addressing women’s issues  and call for full participation of women in the society as experiences  show that population and development programs are most effective when steps have been simultaneously  taken to improve the statue of women”  Al-Ayada   made it clear to SANA .

Stories by talented children and senior writers in new releases of the Book Authority

DAMASCUS,(ST)- The Publications Directorate of the Syrian Public Authority for Books issued a collection of various stories within "Our Children" series, some of which were written by talented children and others by senior writers. These stories participated in developing the aesthetic sense of the young as well as  encouraging educational and human values within themselves.

In the story of "Lana's Secret" for the two children, Yaqoub Darwish and  Zain Al Yamani, we see a beautiful method in making young people love the kindergarten, through the story of "Lana", the kindergarten had become the secret of her happiness and activity.

A book about sight and ophthalmology in Arab history

Damascus, (ST) - Arabs exceeded in the wisdom, medicine and optical sciences. They made unprecedented contributions in ophthalmological sciences. The books of Ibn Al-Haytham, Ibn Rushd, Al-Razi and others are still amongst the most important references in this medical specialization.

The book, "The Evolution of the Theory of Sight in Arab Civilization," by Dr. Buthaina Jalakhi, explores the role of Arabs in that science, especially their interest in ophthalmology, relying on the book al-Manazer for the Greek Euclid and its effect on Arab philosophical and theoretical thought in that era of Arab civilization and enlightenment.

The author divides the book into two chapters. The first includes the theory of sight for the ancient Greek philosophers such as Pythagoras, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Ptolemy and Galenos.