The Syrian civil war has been raging for seven years now. While Europe argues over the distribution of migrants, no country has taken as many refugees as Lebanon. Syrians made homes in camps and cities there- now, as the fighting ebbs, some have decided to return, others have nothing to return to.
A member of one the most celebrated families on the Middle East’s cultural scene, Oussama Rahbani, has composed countless scores and chart-topping songs. His family has played a major role in the development of the region's theatrical scene since the 1950’s.
"You’re worth as much as a floor tile. No wonder why most trans women don’t go out during the day, or end up working in the night business: that’s the only space society leaves us." - Sasha Elijah. Trans men and women often live in the shadows in Lebanon but things may be starting to change.
Hezbollah leader, Hassan Nasrallah, has vowed at a rally in Beirut that the Iranian-backed militant group will return their focus to the Palestinian cause, following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.