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Antagonism between the various religious communities in 19th century Damascus was exacerbated by the growing gap between the rich and the poor and competition between Christian and Muslim handloom... [Item of the Day]
On October 5, 1850, the governor of Aleppo, present-day Syria, prescribed the recruitment of young men between 20 and 25 years for the Ottoman army. On the next evening, inhabitants of the city... [Item of the Day]