Syrian girl born without legs, walks again on prosthetics

Eight-year-old Maya Merhi had to struggle around a Syrian displaced persons camp in Serjilla in northwestern Syria on artificial limbs made of plastic tubing and tin cans. But now the girl, who was born with no legs due to a congenital condition, is walking on new prosthetics after undergoing treatment in Turkey.

Two Syrian refugees die in camp fire east of Lebanon

Syrian refugees check damage following a fire that ripped through their refugee camp in the village of Yammouneh in Lebanon’s eastern Bekaa Valley, killing at least two people and destroying the camp, according to the National Information Agency.

Uprooted Syrians get by with illegal Cairo drinks vans

Espresso, Turkish coffee, tea — a growing number of Syrian drinks peddlers are exploiting a niche in the Cairo market, albeit an illegal one, by selling hot drinks from mobile vans.

Blinded in war, former Syrian fighter guides others with app

Years after losing his eyesight in battle, former Syrian rebel fighter Ahmad Talha is helping other visually-impaired people in the northern province of Aleppo use their smartphones using a screen reader app.