The scale of Syria’s civil war has forced refugees in Lebanon to get past longstanding divisions.
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Anti-government fighters battle Alawites in Syria’s northwestern Latakia province in an increasingly sectarian war.
The people of southern Lebanon have had their fair share of hard times, even by Lebanese standards.
Bassam Bkeily says he has spent three-quarters of his life underwater, exploring the Mediterranean Sea along the Lebanese coast and watching what he described as the “slow and painful death” of his great love.
Damascus is in Washington’s crosshairs again, but Arab analysts say a recent US Congressional vote to sanction Syria will not have the intended effect.
Abu Umar is a humble man with relatively humble ambitions.
Zaynab Dirani is fighting mixed emotions – feeling cautiously optimistic, yet braced for more disappointment.