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BBC Radio 3

Damascus

Branded by the USA as a ‘rogue state’, yet possessing one of the world’s oldest and richest cultures, Syria is little understood as a nation.

In the first of a two-part feature, Samir Farah of the BBC Arabic Service visits Syria’s capital Damascus to explore the character of the country and its people through its music.

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Sat 28 Jan 2006 15:00

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