Kim Ghattas was born in Lebanon at a time when the country was going through a devastating war. Growing up, war "became normal" for her and her family. Today, watching and reporting on the Syrian civil war, Ghattas is reminded of her own life in Lebanon.
In Beirut, most people don't just speak one language but three: English, French & Arabic. It's what many in Beirut call Lebanon's mother tongue — and speakers will often drift from one language to the next, mid-sentence.
Health officials have been warning residents around the Middle East to stay indoors as a thick cloud of dust is passed through the region. The sandstorm has been blowing around since Monday effecting several countries.
Photographer Rania Matar went back to her hometown of Beirut to work on a project about teenagers. Then, on every corner, she stumbled into young Syrian refugees. They became subjects of her new series called "Invisible Children."
Palestinian factions in Lebanese refugee camps have been known to turns their guns on each other. But with ISIS now a potential threat in their adopted homes, they've joined together to form a new, more professional force to keep the jihadi group out.
When the war in Syria started five years ago, Lebanon was a relatively welcoming place. But not so much anymore. Three Syrian women who arrived in Lebanon over the five years of the war tell their stories.