Scientists with a critical agricultural research organization are among the 11 million people forced to flee Syria's conflict. They took heroic steps to save resources vital for global food security.
Alice Su reveals what happens behind the scenes while reporting on Sudanese and Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.
Rainey lives in Lebanon, a country that will never give her citizenship. Her parents are Sri Lankan, but she was born in Beirut. And now, Lebanon may ask her to leave the only home she’s ever known.
Ryan and Noor are best friends, and they live in Beirut. Ryan belongs to a religious sect called the Druze, and Noor is a Sunni Muslim. They agree that in Lebanon, they are an unlikely match.
Ahmad wants to be a basketball star when he grows up. For now, he's working toward his unlikely goal thanks to a Lebanese NGO that believes such dreams are important for disadvantaged children.
Karen and her family once lived a happy life in Syria. But when the civil war arrived, they fled to Lebanon with little more than a few suitcases, and their two-week stay has now lasted two years.
A photo portrait of refugee life in Lebanon, which has more Syrian refugees per capita than any other country. Without official camps or sufficient funding, these refugees struggle to survive.
Amid the millions of refugees from Syria flooding into Lebanon and Jordan, one minority group is the most marginalized of all. Palestinians are refugees with literally nowhere to go.
Four years into the Syrian crisis, Lebanon's refugee situation is worse than ever. Five minutes from the Syrian border in Bekaa Valley, young refugee volunteers try to help their community survive.
Negotiating Beirut's fluid rules of the road.
These photos show the range of living conditions for Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq. Although much attention has been focused on camps, most struggle to survive on their own.
Among the many consequences of the Syrian civil war, the collapse of one of the Arab world’s most diverse societies may be the most significant.