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Zina Hemady is a journalist, writer and editor who has worked for Reuters News Agency and The Associated Press in both Lebanon and Egypt. She has also written and designed curriculum for education at the K-12 level. Her present work focuses on Middle East heritage.
Articles by Zina Hemady
Rust and Dreams on the Beirut-Damascus Railroad
Written by Zina Hemady and Norbert Schiller
Photographed by Norbert Schiller
Built with a third, toothed rail to help it over the mountains, the railroad between the capitals was a world-class engineering feat of the late 19th century. It ran for 80 years, and hopes for its revival may yet be gathering steam.
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