Syria street in Tripoli in northern Lebanon is on the front line of a religious and political conflict. Sunnis versus Shi'ite Alawites. Both groups are Muslim - but they're bitter enemies.
Entering its fifth year, the Syrian tragedy continues with "Islamic State" making the situation all the more complex. But the international community is not the only one to have failed Syria, says Rainer Sollich.
Four years since the start of the Syrian civil war, a group of aid organizations has called on the United Nations to commit itself to ending the conflict. Despite UN resolutions, the situation continues to worsen.
A suicide bomb attack in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli has claimed at least seven lives. The blast occurred in a coffee shop in an area home to loyalists of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The UN Children's Fund has warned that ever more children are at risk of becoming disenfranchised. The statements followed a new report on the the international community's failure to mitigate Syria's civil war.