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The exhibit "Emerging Art From War-Torn Syria: War and Hope" curated by Syrian-American artist and curator Tony Khawam, above right, in the studio of noted Syrian artist Nizar Sabour, center, features the brilliant and beautiful art which Syrian painters are creating despite the decade of war their country has endured.  Join us for a look at some of this remarkable art on Saturday, September 19 at 1 pm (Eastern) for a half-hour program on the Common Humanity Peace Channel:  Zoom link  No registration needed.

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Middle East Peace Blog

Understanding and Responding to Anger in the Middle East

The anger we're seeing on the streets of the Middle East didn't just happen overnight; there are decades of grievances, including harsh economic sanctions which the U.S. imposed on Iraq from 1996 to 2003 which kept this child from receiving the food and medicine he needed in Baghdad in 1998.  More.

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Discover the Beauty of Middle East Art! 

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Common Humanity Director Mel Lehman discusses this

Iraqi art and how he "discovered" it. Click here

Common Humanity Director Mel Lehman spoke during one of his visits

inside the historic Umayyad Mosque in Old Damascus (click above).

Travel with us to Syria as Common Humanity took 893 Christmas and New Year's cards from Americans and brought back cards in return.

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