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“I am a political creature” Diana El Jeiroudi on her documentary of Syrian exile, Republic of Silence

Director Diana El Jeiroudi on music, literature, and how emotional connection helped her intimate documentary of Syrian […]

Ukraine war

Why didn’t Syrian refugees get the same welcome?

Today’s refugees from Ukraine have received an outstanding reception – why didn’t those fleeing Syria get the […]

Politics

Gay capital: The queer asylum seekers who call Berlin home

We meet two Syrians at the centre of Berlin’s Arab queer scene, a hotspot for LGBTQ asylum […]

Politics

Arabs in exile: How Berlin became a new cultural hub

A decade after the Arab Spring, Berlin has become the city of choice for a new generation […]

Food

When food gets Syrious

Two restaurants promote integration and gourmet Levantine cuisine at the same time, with mixed results.

Politics

The Syrians of Sonnenallee

Neukölln’s “Arab street” has become a destination for the Syrian community – and a potential goldmine for […]

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