In 2012, Abdo Wazen from Lebanon, won for his book ' Al Fata
allathi Ra'a Lawn al- Hawa" (The boy Who Saw the Colour of Air) published by Arab Scientific Publishers, 2011.
The Al Quds PRCS Hospital and Al Fata
Hospital, both of which were damaged by shelling on 15 January, remained closed on 18 January.
The Great Mosque, built in 850 AD, the Ribat, an 8th Century fortress built to defend the country from invaders, and the Khalef Al Fata
Tower which dominates the casbah, offering a panoramic view from the top.