Five things to do in Damascus, Syria
International news stories mar western impressions of Syria. In a nutshell:
International news stories mar western impressions of Syria. However, there is much historical and natural beauty in this Middle Eastern city. Situated between Turkey and Iraq, the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic's capital Damascus (Dimashq), claims to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. Evidence of the first alphabets have been found at the ancient site of Ugarit. More than 70 per cent of the population are Sunni Muslim, around 16 per...
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