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‘Echoes From Ugarit’

Echoes From Ugarit is played by American Syrian Malek Jandali. It is an arrangement of the oldest music notation in the world. Source Jim Ross, Cinematographer  Published on Oct 1, 2010, Standard...

Fadi and Zeina jam at home

Days full of music and joy I came to Australia with my family in March 2015, so I have been here for two years. We are sorry that we...
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Road to Damascus: Australian artist Luke Cornish unveils Syria-inspired exhibition

Luke Cornish is drawing on his experiences travelling through Syria to paint a picture of the country beyond the news headlines. (Aired SBS World News February 12th 2017). Permission to...
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Childhood on Hold in Syria

Children have a right to play, but in Damascus the ruined streets are their playground. Dateline reveals the harsh lessons they've already learnt about war. For more on Luke...

Hana speaks about her love for Fairuz

Over lunch, I interviewed Hana about Fairuz, the Lebanese singer that Syrians across the country listen to in the mornings. Hana's daughter Karla helped translate.