Iranians residing in Syria vote in the Iranian presidential elections

Iranians residing in Syria vote in the Iranian presidential elections

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   Khamenei: Election day is the day of the Iranian people

Khamenei: Election day is the day of the Iranian people

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Syria, Iraq sign MoU for cooperation in agricultural field

Syria, Iraq sign MoU for cooperation in agricultural field

DAMASCUS,(ST)_Syria and Iraq signed on Thursday...

Al-Miqdad receives Iraqi Minister of Industry

Al-Miqdad receives Iraqi Minister of Industry

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    Thursday, 17 June 2021 18:05
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Tourism Minister briefs his Lebanese, Omani and Iraqi counterparts on investment opportunities in Syria

Tourism Minister briefs his Lebanese, Om…

RIYADH,(ST)_  Minister of Tourism Mohammad Rami Martini discussed on Thursday with his Lebanese, Omani and Iraqi counterparts ways of enhancing cooperation to revive the tourist sector and exchange delegations, experiences and training.   The Minister’s meetings with his counterparts came on the sidelines of the 47th  meeting of the World Tourism Organization Committee for the Middle East and the inauguration of th...

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Syrian National Symphony Orchestra holds musical evening at the Opera House with the participation of international Syrian musicians

Syrian National Symphony Orchestra holds…

The Syrian National Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Misak Bagbodrian, held a musical evening on Tuesday at the Opera House in Damascus with the participation of outstanding international Syrian musicians living abroad. The operatic musical evening witnessed the participation of Baritone singer Nabil Suliman, who is a Syrian expatriate in Belgium and solo violinist Bassam Nashawati, a Syrian expatriate in the United States, besides Syrian Oud ...

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 Minister of Information: The dramatic epic (Because It Is My Country) documents the heroism of the army and the steadfastness of the Syrian people

Minister of Information: The dramatic e…

Damascus (ST): The Minister of Information Imad Sara described the drama series “Because It is My Country,” which was produced by the Ministry of Information through the General Organization for Radio and Television Production, as a dramatic epic documenting the heroism of the Syrian Arab Army and the steadfastness of the people in the face of terrorism and exposing the terrorism that the country has been exposed to for ten years.

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People in the occupied Syrian Golan congratulate President Al-Assad on winning presidential elections

People in the occupied Syrian Golan cong…

The landslide victory of President Bashar Al-Assad in the recently held presidential elections in Syria is the result of years of legendary steadfastness and heroism by the Syrian Arab Army and people against a foreign-backed terrorist war,  the people in the occupied Syrian Golan said on Saturday in a congratulatory cable to President Al-Assad.  " We, in the occupied Syrian Golan, which is an integral part of the S...

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 Artisan Ghannam Al-Farra , said that he produces all kinds of fur, including clothing and outfits to homes and some tourist and heritage buildings. "Our work mainly needs summer heat and drought for the leather to be manufactured", he added.

Ziad Al-Hussein, who owns a store for fur products, says that after washing the skin with salt and alum and sterilizing it, the leather passes through a handy machine to soften and clean it and  increase its whiteness , as a prelude to sewing it, whether furniture or clothing. "Our profession is usually active on holidays and on different occasions when people offer sacrifices, as large numbers of skins are available for customization, he clarified.

Dr. Abdel-Rahman Al-Bitar,  Head of the Historical Society in Homs, said that the Fur Market is part of the group of organized heritage markets, as the markets were distributed according to each , trade and craft, indicating that each craft has its own market that reflects one of the methods of civilization development that characterize Arab cities, noting that "Al-Furwatiyeh" is an important market that attracts many visitors, especially the people of the villages and Al-Badia, "the desert" 

Al-Bitar pointed out that the market was built in the late nineteenth century, where the markets had an inspector supervising them in all respects and managing their administrative and legal affairs and each profession had a sheikh called "Sheikh al-Kar", the profession master.

 

Amal Farhat

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