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Khaled Khalifa

Syria (b.1964)

Khaled Khalifa was born in a village close to Aleppo, Syria. He is the fifth child of a family of thirteen siblings.He obtained a Bachelor degree of law and actively participates to the foundation of Aleph, a magazine, with a group of writers and poets. A few months later, the magazine was forbidden by the Syrian censorship.He currently lives in Damascus where he writes scripts for cinema and television.