Creative People of Different Nationalities and Specializations in a Series Directed to Young People

The series “ I will be one day “ recently released dealt with the lives and careers of  a  group of creative people of  different nationalities and specializations.  

The series adopts a realistic storytelling method recounting the biographies of writers, scientists, philosophers, thinkers and mathematicians. It explained how these people  turned into creative people, overcoming all the difficulties and harsh circumstances that befell them and even their academic delay, providing lessons and experiences to be an example for our generations so that they do not fail.

"Your voice is life" ... an initiative of the Junior Chamber International in Homs

"Due to the current conditions in the countries of the world because of the coronavirus pandemic and the need to adhere to quarantine at home, we have recently launched the "Your Voice is Life" initiative"to accommodate to our current situation incase we have to stay at home, we can travel and visit anywhere in the world through books," Miss. Sherine Fares said in an interview with the Syria times e-newspaper.

She went on to say: "There is a large number of those who cannot enjoy this pleasure, such as the blind, illiterate, or even those who do not want to read, in addition to children who are unable to read. So the idea of audio recording books and novels, both for adults and children, has emerged.Thus, a number of volunteers began recording a variety of books and novels, which were later posted on the Facebook  to make them available to everyone.

Talking about the main goal of  the initiative, Miss. Rouba Alsharidi, Director of Curriculum Department at the initiative, said: "Among the most important goals of the initiative is motivating the young generation towards intellectual and cultural development by reading books in order to record them so the time they are at home is optimally used.

Contributing to empowering the Arabic language, is also an important goal we are working on this year in the community sector.

As for the third goal, and the most important one, is to provide  community service to contribute to the development and education of the blind and the illiterate, and even ordinary people who do not want to read on the one hand, as well as providing community service to mothers by providing them with a set of targeted audio stories for their children on the other hand".

To know more about the nature of the selected books and novels, and the conditions for choosing these books, Miss. Rozanna al tarazi, director of the books and novels department at the initiative, explained: “The books and the recorded novels and stories were selected according to ethical, educational and developmental standards. In the first stage, a variety of books were selected and listed to be compared with all the lists provided by the rest of the provinces, so that the book is not recorded more than once.

Translated book depicts “Wars on Syria”

A book written by French author and researcher Michele Rimbaud has disclosed the reasons of the war on Syria and highlighted the aspirations of Syria’s enemies to build their glories on the ruins of other peoples. The book is titled “Syrian Wars” “Les Guerres de Syrie”.

The 368-page book was published by the Syrian Book Organization.

The book, which was translated by Syrian author and researcher, Dr. Lubana Mshawweh, uncovers the wars waged by the United States, Britain and France in the Middle East, highlighting their covert support for terrorist organizations and militias that aim at undermining the region to serve these countries’ interests.

The book also reveals the aggressors’ strategies of oppressing other peoples, their support for Zionism and their calls for false democracy through various methods managed by the Zionist intelligence.

Story collection “When I decided to kill my wife” sheds light on suffering due to terrorism

The story collection “When I decided to kill my wife” is  the early work of the writer Kifah Razzouk. . Its short stories shed light on the methods of conspiracies and terrorism that Syria was exposed to, based on the reality he lived in,in his hometown in Idlib countryside.He  compared what the homeland provided to its sons to the crimes of terrorism.

The story collection that  that the author titled “When I decided to kill my wife” tells in detail what the author, his wife and some women were subjected to in terms of being pursued by terrorists and attempts to kidnap and attack homes where the women preferred to die rather than being kidnapped by terrorist organizations.

The author, Razzouk, in his other story, “The Cry of al- Mukhtar”, sheds light on contradictory social situations, the most dangerous of which are selfishness and self-love, indicating that no country can advance except through love, truth-telling and social solidarity.

While the story of “Gifts wrapped with curses” criticized many flaws and made many observations and combined the style of the story and the novel.

The story of “The jar” monitored the parents' disappointment with their children after their great fatigue with them, the shock of disappointment and the yielding of some sons to the conspirators and leaving their families to suffer.

Syria's Struggle Against the French Occupation in A New Book by Ihssan Hindi

The last stage of the French occupation of Syria, which lasted for nearly a quarter of a century, was the bloodiest, as this colonialist thought that committing more crimes against the Syrian people would make them give up their demand for independence.

Historian Dr. Ihssan Hindi presents, in a new book he reviewed and commented on, entitled "France's aggression against Syria, May-June 1945, by the Unknown Soldier", examples of the  occupation’s terrorist attacks against unarmed Syrian civilians since March 1945, as the crimes of the occupation were confined to remote villages and public roads before they included cities, to reach its climax in the aggression of May 29 of the same year.