The Olive Branch, which serves Syrian cuisine, was opened by Abdul Kattan and his wife Fatema Kawaf as ‘a sign of hope’.
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.
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.
Google, HP and the Clooneys’ foundation will donate a total of $3.25m to pay for transportation, supplies, computers, curriculum and teacher training.
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.
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.