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The young man at a Sao Paulo mosque left the horrors of the Syrian civil war for a new life in Brazil, and he's adapting as well as he can.The South American giant has been home for some decades to a sizeable Arab diaspora, and 1,700 Syrians have joined their ranks over the past four years.Mouaz Tawakalna, a 28-year-old telecoms engineer, touched down just a week ago and speaks in Arabic, using a friend as translator.Brazil has agreed to grant refugee status to all the Syrians who have requested it, the spokesman said.Bayan says he reached Sao Paulo two months ago and took language classes at the mosque.Talal Tinawi, 42, came to Brazil in 2013 with his two children and his wife.A few weeks ago a new addition arrived in the shape of Sara, a Brazilian-born little girl for the family.
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