A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Monday, September 10, 2012

Videos of Old Hama

The Syrian city of Hama suffered heavily from government shelling in 1982 and is suffering again today. Here's a nostalgic selection of video, some very old and some newer, of Hama, including many shots of its famous water wheels (called "Norias" in English, from Arabic نواعير).

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