Men chat amid damaged buildings in Daraya, Syria, February 2, 2014. Omar Abu Bakr / Reuters

Fighting ISIS and Assad in a Secret Library Amid the Rubble

French journalist Delphine Minoui tells Haaretz how a group of young Syrians managed to put together a secret library with 15,000 books in battered and starving Daraya

Daraya, a town eight kilometers (five miles) southwest of Damascus, only became widely known in 2012, when the Syrian civil war erupted and thousands of local residents were killed. Before that, few people...

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