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Bombs, bullets and rap in Syria’s war-torn city

Between the blighted buildings of war-torn northwest Syria, 20-year-old rapper Amir al-Muarri rails against regime bombs, but also shuttered universities and jihadist domination. “I chose rap because the genre is political,” Muarri said. “It speaks out against dictatorship, tyranny, government corruption, and social issues.” Muarri’s home region of Idlib is the last major bastion of opposition […]