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'Everything is OK here in Damascus'

Loai, a PR manager living in the Damascus suburb of Mezzeh, goes to a cafe in the upmarket shopping area of Malki with his friends every day.

He describes how he lost his job recently, because his office closed over security fears. However, he says he is making the best of it by spending time with family and friends and riding his horses.

  • 11 Jun 2013