Less than half of Lebanon's school-aged Syrian refugee children enrolled in school last year, and it is expected that at least 50 percent will drop out of classes by the time they are nine years old. Half of the remaining number will leave school by 10, according to the United Nations.
Syria’s Army units, in cooperation with the backup forces, established full control over Sukhneh city, 70 km northeast of Palmyra in the eastern countryside of Homs Province after
launching intensive operations against Daesh terrorists.
Human rights groups have expressed concerns over the mounting civilian cost of airstrikes being carried out by the US-led coalition purportedly fighting Takfiri Daesh terrorists in Syria, stressing that the military contingent must be more transparent in how it makes targeting decisions.
Lebanon's military is gearing up for a long-awaited assault to dislodge hundreds of Daesh terrorists from a remote corner near Syrian border, seeking to end a years-long threat posed to neighboring towns and villages by the terror group.
More than 465,000 people have died in Syria's war and more than 12 million have been displaced — but two young women are determined to keep the humanity of those affected from disappearing into the numbers.