Syrian refugee children win robot-making competition in Lebanon

Of the 10 teams that won a national robot-making contest, three comprise Syrian children who have fled war and devastation. The prize is a trip to the US to enter into an international competition.

    Of the 10 teams that won a national robot-making contest, three comprise Syrian children who have fled war and devastation.

    The prize is a trip to the United States to enter an international competition.

    But there are fears the youngsters will never make it to the US given a travel ban signed off by President Donald Trump.

    Al Jazeera’s Imtiaz Tyab reports from Beirut.


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