Syria's war-pummelled textile industry hangs on for survival

Syria's textile industry was once one of the country's economic bright spots, with its products coveted throughout the region and beyondAt a stall in a Beirut exhibition hall, Syrian businesswoman Reem Abu Dahab displays her workshop’s lacy pink and white nightgowns, hoping to attract increasingly elusive buyers. Syria’s textile industry was once one of the country’s economic bright spots, with its products coveted throughout the region and beyond. The migrant crisis and outflow to Europe have also depleted its workforce.

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