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A Greek Orthodox Christian Monastic community lies hidden away in the mountains of east Lebanon. This documentary offers a rare glimpse of their day-to-day existence as they strive to live lives of modest piety, far removed from the modern world.
Thousands of Syrians escaped war to refugee camps in Lebanon. But a shortage of medical supplies mean life for many is just as dangerous as in a war zone, as people die from treatable diseases.
Nowruz literally translates as 'new day' and is the name for the Iranian New year celebrated by Kurdish people across the globe. The traditional festival of spring starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox. In Lebanon, members of the Kurdish community celebrated the special event by the waterfront in Beirut.
As the Middle East becomes increasingly hostile, many are desperate to flee. But their desperation is profiting unscrupulous smugglers, who sell them their dream, often at an unimaginable price.
Growing up in Tripoli isn't easy. As one of Lebanon's most volatile sectarian fault lines, it is a divided city. Yet two young rappers, one Sunni, one Shia, are determined to bridge the gap through their music.
As the Syrian war develops in Assad's favour, the help of Shia Hezbollah fighters is shifting the balance. Whilst the civil war's sectarian issues envelope many outside Syria's borders.
After the disaster that saw 39 asylum seekers die when their boat sank off Indonesia, this report follows the survivors as they make an emotional return home, including a man whose entire family drowned.
Lebanese officials are blaming Australia for the deaths of 39 asylum seekers in a boat sinking off Indonesia last week. In their village of Qabeit, locals are mourning the deaths of 18 men, women and children.