Federica Marsi

Federica Marsi

Middle East

Beirut on edge as political deadlock fuels uncertainty

Tension grips residents of Lebanon's capital amid fears of escalation in regional divide between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Beirut on edge as political deadlock fuels uncertainty

Middle East

Drama therapy gives voice to Lebanese inmates

The latest play by Zeina Daccache aims to push the government to reform the law for mentally ill prisoners.

Drama therapy gives voice to Lebanese inmates

Middle East

Victims of Middle East wars recover in Jordan

The Mowasah Reconstructive Hospital provides free facial plastic surgery and other health services.

Victims of Middle East wars recover in Jordan

Humanitarian crises

Female refugees face sexual exploitation in Greece

Children and women face the risk of sexual exploitation as they attempt to reach safety in Europe.

Female refugees face sexual exploitation in Greece

War & Conflict

Enticing tourists back to Lebanon's Bekaa Valley

Security concerns have visitors staying away from Lebanon – but a culinary tourism project hopes to reverse the decline.

Enticing tourists back to Lebanon's Bekaa Valley