The current Syrian Civil War has been devastating to much of Syria, and in particular to the city of Aleppo. The ancient Al-Madina Souq (Aleppo’s Great Bazaar), has suffered terribly. Bombs from above and from inside – fires and looting, this bazaar will never be the same again. We look back to the good old days when times were happier and the souk and its people were flourishing.
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