Syria street in Tripoli in northern Lebanon is on the front line of a religious and political conflict. Sunnis versus Shi'ite Alawites. Both groups are Muslim - but they're bitter enemies.
Syrian author Hamid Sulaiman's graphic novel "Freedom Hospital" is dedicated to his best friend who was tortured to death. His book depicts the horrors of the Syrian civil war - and the people living through it.
Lebanese president Michael Aoun has just returned from a four-day trip to Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Why does Lebanon want to improve its relations with the Gulf nations and how does the Arab media view the rapprochement?
Over 1,000 fighters from Iran have fallen in Syria. Many of them were refugees from Afghanistan. They were persuaded to go to war for high wages and residence permits for their families.
Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed to broker peace talks between Syrian rebels and the Assad regime. Middle East expert, Maysam Behravesh, says this is an unprecedented and unique initiative.
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