Daily Archives: Wednesday June 6th, 2018

The Concept of Martyrdom in the Levant

By Dr. Ali al-Shoeibi The Syrians have a very special concept about martyrdom, they do observe since time immemorial. What is it? On May 6, 1916,  martyrRafikRizkSalloum wrote in his will this piece of advice: “Mind the sad and the sadness. Never  never yield to either of them. Be sure that my spirit is hovering above you  all the time. ...

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