A boy carries goods outside a grocery shop in the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, this week.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
CAN SYRIA GO BACK TO NORMAL?
Al-Araby al-Jadeed, London, February 10Syrian society and politics have always been plagued by corruption. Even before the civil war had begun, corruption and bribery trickled into all areas of life.