Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon face a multitude of hurdles to complete their educations, like obtaining books or taking exams recognized by their home country. One charity has stepped in to help.
A 12-hour truce is under way in Gaza. The night before it started, more than two-dozen relatives, crowded into a small Gaza City apartment to which they have fled for safety, talked of their losses and hopes for more quiet.
At least 80 detainees have died since last July, when the military seized power and launched a crackdown on dissidents. Former prisoners speak of overcrowding, denial of medical treatment, and mistreatment.