Keyword: Lebanon

Zainab AlMadhoun

Beirut resident Zainab AlMadhoun was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and...

Rabea Al-Kadri

Rabea Al-Kadri talks about an activity aimed at women in Lebanon: We are a group of women in Lebanon who took some courses with the...

Abdallah Huseen

Abdallah is 34 years old and lives in Italy. This is a translation of the transcript of his recorded story: "My name is Abdullah Huseen...

Amjad Job

Amjad Job is 32 years old and lives in Germany. This is a translation of the transcript of his recorded story: "My name is Amjad...

Oula Aljundi

We spoke with Ola Aljounde from Women Now for Development to learn more about their partnership with the collective ‘All for One’ in Lebanon and...

Dan

I’m Dan, and I’m 29 years old. I’m a Syrian living in London, UK. I come from a village in northern Syria where I lived...

Sarah

Sarah is a young Syrian-American girl who moved from Turkey to Lebanon in early 2016 in order to work in the civilian relief and development...

Amina

Amina fled from Syria with her three children and ended up in the Shatila refugee camp in Beirut where she had a difficult time because...

Abu Hashim

Abu Hashim has visited Syria every week since his early childhood days. Therefore, he understands the nature of Syrian society well because of the cultural...

Shaima’ al-Hazwani

When she arrived in the city of Tripoli in Lebanon in 2010, Shaima’ al-Hazwani began her psychology studies at the Lebanese University. She did not...

Ahmed

Ahmed* was born in 1968 to a Lebanese father and a Syrian mother. He lived for about 20 years in Damascus before returning and settling...

Jad Yatim

Lebanese journalist Jad Yatim has been working in the field of audio-visual media for the last 18 years. Since 2011, he has focused on the...

Ma’ruf al-Qallab

Ma’ruf al-Qallab was born in 1977 in the southern province of Daraa. He studied Law at the University of Damascus and travelled several times to...

Baraa Serajeddi

Before he came over to Lebanon, Baraa Serajeddi thought that Lebanese people lived the way MTV [a Lebanese TV channel] depicted – everyone was comfortable...

Hani al-Rstum

Hani al-Rstum moved into Lebanon in 2008. He studied medicine for three years at the University of Balamand in Tripoli before deciding to change his...

Afraa Batous

Afraa Batous is 33 years old. She is from Aleppo but lived for a time in Damascus then Beirut before moving to Germany in 2016....

Alexandra Sandels

Alex is a 38-year old Swedish journalist who studied Arabic and has worked in the Middle East, including in Syria, since 2008. She first travelled...

Akram Atweh

In 1948, Akram Atweh was an infant when his family left the city of Safad in Palestine to seek refuge in southern Lebanon. Later, they...

Jaber Hassan Al Choufi

Jaber Al Choufi was born in 1947 in the village of Sama al-Bardan in rural Damascus. He says that his grandfather was the mayor of...

Grace Said

Grace Said was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and study the...

Kamal Abu Sahyoun

Kamal Abu Sahyoun was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and study...

Mohamad Khamasy

Mohamad Khamasy was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and study the...

Mohamad Ahmad

Mohamad Ahmad was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and study the...

Mohamad Mousa

Taxi driver Mohamad Mousa was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and...

Taleb Kabbara

Taleb Kabbara was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and study the...

Hussain Zayd

Hussain Zayd was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and study the...

Fatima Abd Alsaleeby

Fatima Abd Alsaleeby was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and study...

Nahed

A former caterer Nahed now owns a salon. She was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods"...

Raya Alomari

Raya Alomari was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to document and study the...

Mahmoud Alhaj

Beirut resident and Palestinian Mahmoud Alhaj was among the twelve residents of Lebanon to be interviewed as part of the project "Lebanon Livelihoods" that aimed to...

Jamil Adnahli

Jamil had been politically active since he was in high school and he contributed to the establishment of a political oppositional movement. At one point...

Mariam Zakaria

Mariam Abdelrahman Zakaria grew up in the city of Deir Atiyah in the Damascus countryside. The city is famous for its beauty, infrastructure and outstanding...

Khalil Ibrahim

Khalil Ibrahim’s village in rural Aleppo is only about fifteen kilometers away from the Turkish border. It is bound on the north and east by...

Elham Farhat

Elham Farhat grew up in a modest family living in the Rashidieh camp for Palestinian refugees, just outside of Saida in southern Lebanon. Her parents...

Joumana Khamousie

For the first five years of her life, Joumana Khamousie lived in Beirut. Her mother is Palestinian-Lebanese and her father Syrian, from Hama. Her father...

Bilal Ahmad Ghazal

Bilal Ahmad Ghazal was just twelve years old when he began going out to sea to learn cage fishing, encouraged by his friend and brother....

Aebesh Khalil

Aebesh Khalil was born in 1962 in Afrin, in rural Aleppo. He was brought up in the general atmosphere of coexistence and tolerance that prevailed...

Malek Satoof

Malek Satoof was born in Sheikh Alwan village in eastern rural Aleppo. “My village is quite remote,” he says, “far from the main highway. Most...