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Love but above all peace: year-end wishes in Damascus

Syrian university student Solaf Hammoud hanging on a Christmas tree New Year wishes written on a card in a coffee shop in Damascus on Dec 17.


IN a cosy Damascus coffee shop, university student Solaf Hammoud scribbles a heartfelt New Year wish on a yellow card and then hangs it on a twinkling Christmas tree.

Instead of tinsel and baubles, the Christmas tree is decorated with a simple string of lights and dozens...

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