Tag: Aleppo

Russia and the US working to launch a political process for peace in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Staff Terrorist groups – Daesh and al-Qaida – continue to menace the Syrian people and the Syrian regime and opposition parties are on the brink of going back to a state of all-out war.‎ – US Secretary of State John Kerry Geneva: Syrian warplanes targeted a funeral on Saturday morning in East Aleppo, killing

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The Jewish Jewels of Calcutta: Magen David Synagogue

Arpita Mitra The interiors of the Magen David Synagogue are astonishingly well maintained. The chequered marble floor, gleaming chandeliers, stained glass windows create a stunning atmosphere. The Baghdadi Jews came to Calcutta during the British Raj to take the commercial opportunities the city afforded. The first Jewish immigrant to Kolkata was Shalom Cohen in 1798

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