Yes, it says 2018. You did not read it incorrectly. Before 2011 and the Arab Spring, Syria was an...Read More
Author: Tarek Al-Khalil
After a hiatus of almost 11 years, diplomatic relations have been restored between Syria and Tunisia, as reported by Deutsche Welle. The diplomatic freeze, dating back to the turbulent times of the Arab Spring, ended in a thaw that has been hailed as a sign of potential stability in the region. Beyond the realm of politics, this development has also brought about a notable cultural exchange. One manifestation of this is the newfound access Syrian nationals have to Tunisia’s hugely popular game, Big Bass Splash. The game, a nationwide phenomenon in Tunisia, has quickly garnered a devoted following among Syrians, becoming an unexpected but welcome symbol of the renewed ties between the two nations.