“Bilal” – by Stephen Boeshaar

Stephen Boeshaar worked throughout the Arab World for many years and is fluent in Syrian Arabic. After serving with the Peace Corps in Morocco in the 1960s, he ran English language instruction programs in Yemen, Oman, Bahrain, and Syria, and worked with Fulbright in Egypt developing university curriculum. Later, Steve directed the American Language Center […]

“Syrian Corruption” by Lina Sinjab; Tourism and Preserving Syrian Heritage; Stateless Kurds

An excellent and hard hitting report on Corruption by Lina Sinjab. (Interviews with Jihad Yazigi, `Arif Dalila, and many more) Syrian corruption Listen now (30 minutes) Mon, 10 Jan 2011, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 Corruption in Syria is commonplace. You can see it almost everywhere you go: from a small tip for a government […]