Makdous … Unwritten Eating Code for Syrian Households

Makdous … Unwritten Eating Code for Syrian Households

September in Syria is more than just an ordinary month. It is a kind of fuel-charging station for households to be prepared for the season and part of the long winter journey’s gathering of supplies. I quite remember how topsy turvy my house used to be when my mom was...

Makdous … Unwritten Eating Code for Syrian Households

Makdous … Unwritten Eating Code for Syrian Households

September in Syria is more than just an ordinary month. It is a kind of fuel-charging station for households to be prepared for the season and part of the long winter journey’s gathering of supplies. I quite remember how topsy turvy my house used to be when my mom was...

How did coffee spread around the world? And how can a cup of coffee change the world for the better?

How did coffee spread around the world? And how can a cup of coffee change the world for the better?

The word coffee in English is taken from the Dutch Word “koffie” which was taken from the Turkish word “kahve” which was taken as well from the Arabic word “قهوة.” Ethiopia is the country where coffee first came into the world; ten centuries ago the coffee plant was...

My Experience Working with aiXplain

My Experience Working with aiXplain

A few months ago, I received an opportunity to work on the data verification program with aiXplain, an AI company. I worked on this program for 17 hours along with my two sisters, Sahar and Bushra Alallawi, and three edSeed students: Mansour Al Sayed Ahmad, Hanan...

Why I Wrote My Book: “Bed Without a Homeland”

Why I Wrote My Book: “Bed Without a Homeland”

When I painted this painting (the cover of the book) in 2015 in a simple style ofdrawing, it gave me the impression of something new, ideas came to me and isailed in my ambitions. I asked myself: will I use it in the future to be thecover of my first album as a...

Afamiyah: the City of Old Treasures

Afamiyah: the City of Old Treasures

I am Fatema from Hama governorate. Hama is considered an historical city that dates back to before Christ and is one of the oldest cities in the world. Afamiyah, part of Hama, is nicknamed Abi AlFedaa. It is famous for its water wheels and archeological sites. I was...

Margaret Ann Bulkley: A Woman Who Made a Difference

Margaret Ann Bulkley: A Woman Who Made a Difference

During the 19th century in England, it was illegal for women to study medicine. However, at this time, there was a girl named Margaret Ann Bulkley who broke this rule and became the first British woman to practice medicine. Margaret Ann Bulkley was born to a very poor...

The Love Story of Al Mu’tamid Ibn Abbad

The Love Story of Al Mu’tamid Ibn Abbad

The love story of Al Mu’tamid Ibin Abbad and his wife Etemad Al Rumaikiyyah is one of the most romantic love stories in Andalusian history. Historians believe that Prince Mohammad Ibin Abbad first met Etemad Al-Rumaykiah, his wife, near a valley he was passing through...