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Food & Health
The Olive Branch: Syrian Café That Employs Refugees Celebrates Successful First Year in Essex
The Olive Branch: Syrian Café That Employs Refugees Celebrates Successful …

The Olive Branch, which serves Syrian cuisine, was opened by Abdul Kattan and his wife Fatema Kawaf as ‘a sign of hope’.

Education
Mohamad Al Jounde
Syrian Teen Mohamad Al Jounde Wins Children's Peace Prize for …

With about 500,000 Syrian child refugees living in Lebanon alone, initiatives like Mohamad’s are vital to the future of the war-torn country.

Sport
Karate
This Syrian Girl is Karate Training in the Middle of …

In Aleppo, 6-year-old Nour is training to become a Karate champ despite her city being reduced to rubble by the conflict in her home country of Syria.

Education
George and Amal Clooney to Fund Schools for Syrian Refugee Children
George and Amal Clooney to Fund Schools for Syrian Refugee Children

Google, HP and the Clooneys’ foundation will donate a total of $3.25m to pay for transportation, supplies, computers, curriculum and teacher training.

Faith
An Iftar Among the Rubble: Photos Show the Incredible Strength of Syrian People
An Iftar Among the Rubble: Photos Show the Incredible Strength …

The pics show hundreds of Syrians, many of them children, eating iftar at a colourful table, its vivid layout sitting in contrast to the surrounding rubble.

Inspirational
Saad Al-Kassab
Fleeing to the Top down Under: the Syrian Refugee Rewriting …

Meet Saad Al-Kassab, a young Syrian refugee who fled to Australia achieving an almost perfect secondary school grade just two years after learning English.

Art
The Syrian Banksy: Turning Rubble into Art
The Syrian Banksy: Turning Rubble into Art

In Syria, there’s need for hope and Abu Malik al-Shami's art is often the only ray of light in areas shattered by conflict. Meet the Syrian Banksy.