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Recipes and Remembrances From an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen: A Culinary Journey through Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan
"...From an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen: A Culinary Journey through Syria, Lebanon, and Jordanby Sonia Uvezian..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Last Men in Aleppo
Picking up the pieces of the Syrian Civil War
"...Once Syria’s largest city, Aleppo is now a place of rubble..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Seeing Is Believing
How Project Syria's VR initiative is building a new generation of global citizens
"...The core of this initiative was Project Syria, a collaboration with virtual reality pioneer Nonny de la..."

March 4, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Viper Club
Susan Sarandon and the murky world of paying kidnappers
"...son Andy (Morris) has been captured by ISIS in Syria. Although the story feels plucked off of the front..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Syrian Bride
This story about an arranged marriage taking place in a remote outpost of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights will be familiar to anyone ever caught in an avalanche of red tape.
"...family in the Heights, who is to marry a Syrian soap opera star, whom she has only seen on..."

May 12, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Doggett on War and Peace
Austin Congressman counsels against attack on Syria
"...the prospect of a U.S. military attack on the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Asked if he believes..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Thanksgiving as a Refugee in America
Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free
"...refugees, having fled from the violence of their native Syria and literally walked across middle eastern borders toward an..."

Nov. 25, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Get Off Your Ass and Change the World
Nobel Prize winner Jody Williams speaks tomorrow at BookPeople
"...process. Though many countries, including the United States and Syria, have yet to sign the treaty, the ICBL's campaign..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Books Post by Jessi Cape

Austin Film Festival: #chicagoGirl: The Social Network Takes on a Dictator
Trying to light a revolution using social media
"...who was essential in helping to coordinate protests in Syria, 6,000 miles away. Bastatneh was born in Syria, but..."

Oct. 26, 2014 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Texas Lawmakers Continue Anti-Refugee Fight
Ken Paxton and Greg Abbott do all they can to block families fleeing the Syrian Civil War
"...Until 2011, Mazin lived a simple life in Syria; politics were not part of it. His life revolved..."

Feb. 5, 2016 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Deconstructing ISIS
UT professors discuss the rise of the Islamic state
"...all of which helped the group to expand. The Syrian civil war offered another landscape for ISIS that was..."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Dina Samir Shehata

Point Austin: Shock and Awe ... Once Again
Our wars return to roost, and we blame the victims
"...Paris by declaring opposition to any U.S. resettlement of Syrian refugees – as more than two dozen (mostly Republican)..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Column by Michael King

No Shelter Here
Abbott's anti-refugee remarks make an already difficult resettlement process more so
"...fear-mongering statements Monday (Nov. 16) concerning his distaste for Syrian refugees don't matter as much to Adnan Suleiman as..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

McCaul Rejects Refugees
While assistance is needed, Rep. McCaul opposes harboring Syrian refugees
"...Will Texas host more of the millions of Syrians currently fleeing their war-wracked home? Not if Texas Congressman..."

Sept. 11, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ted Cruz: You, Sir, Are No Jesse Helms
Texas senator praises the grand obstructionist and bigot
"...speech was supposed to be about President Obama and Syria. Cruz has had to walk a narrow tight rope:..."

Sept. 12, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback
SXSW news and carryings-on
"...(2pm), Pickwick (3), Dawes (4), and you-know-who at 5pm. Syria's Souleyman..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Organized Chaos (in Tejas)
Q: Just how heavy and hardcore is Austin's first-half-closing festival? A: Chaos in Tejas!
"...Syria's in crisis. Uprisings in the Arab Republic have resulted..."

June 3, 2011 Music Feature

Kneeling Down at Noon
The Mary Moody Northen Theatre's Kneeling Down at Noon is a thoughtful and deeply humane drama that considers the way Islam informs the lives and actions of various characters
"...in at any time. Most of them reside in Syria, where a repressive regime monitors their every move and..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Understanding Islam
Steve Moore's latest play makes a pilgrimage to the truth of a misunderstood faith
"...to take shape, part of it set in Damascus, Syria, and part of it set in Austin. In Damascus,..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Local Nonprofit Starts Online Campaign for Mamas and Babies
Update: Sixth challenge added to support families in the border crisis
"...of their five profiled women from vulnerable communities in Syria, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Haiti, and Nepal. For one day,..."

June 18, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Beirut
John Hamm sweats stylishly in gritty, grim spy thriller.
"...unwrap the region's complicated history, of the Israelis and Syria and the PLO and Druze Militias, of competing interests,..."

April 6, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Other Side of Hope
Searching for a better tomorrow in Aki Kaurismäki's droll tale of immigrants and restaurants
"...Khaled (Haji) is a refugee from Syria, who lands in Helsinki after being chased onto a..."

Jan. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Page Two: It’s Not That We Can’t Handle the Truth but That We No Longer Want To
"...do that? It was a terrible act by the Syrian government. The Syrian government had nothing to do with..."

April 14, 2017 Column by Louis Black

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...he was 9, coinciding with his family's escape from Syria. As he matures, he has to deal with the..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Time for All Those Who Voted Their Conscience to Claim Their Credit in Trump’s Election?
Congratulations on feeling pure and noble. Guess where it got us.
"...that she was wrong about everything, especially Libya and Syria. The criticism of Clinton's performance was presented without context,..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Column by Louis Black

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
The director of Twenty Feet From Stardom does another music doc
"...and share them with the world. Kinan Azmeh of Syria plays the clarinet, but his country has become a..."

July 8, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drawing Around Obstacles
Molly Crabapple uses her skill as an illustrator to enhance her journalism
"...Bay inmate, or an abused sex worker, or a Syrian refugee. She said, "Art was always this way of..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Council: Spreading the Crazy
Council eases granny flats … and Zimm zaps refugees
"...a resolution supporting Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on admitting Syrian refugees to Texas. The resolution cites Abbott’s letter to..."

Nov. 19, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Iraqis Come Home to Austin
Refugees, fleeing violence in Iraq, struggle to get used to life in Texas
"...Yassin decided to go to Syria to apply for resettlement. He and his family were..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Omar Souleyman
Syrian wedding singer serenades Justine’s tonight
"...Wedding Singer. That designation goes to Omar Souleyman. The Syrian matrimonial maven whose affinity for performing at nuptial agreements..."

June 10, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

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