Lebanon's Carnivorous Flower
During the upheaval of the Lebanese civil war, Michel Ayoub made what he thought was the safest investment possible: he bought 56 acres of land. Lacking the money to develop it, Michel let the land go fallow. Two decades later, a professor from the University of Saint Joseph discovered that Michel was unwittingly protecting Lebanon's last carnivorous plants.
The poet of Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan
The poet of Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Meet Ziad Ibrahim Abu Oun, a fifty year old Syrian refugee who lost his leg after barrel bombs were dropped near his home in Daraa, southern Syria. Ziad is currently a patient of Médecins Sans Frontières at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan and he uses poetry as a form of personal therapy. Read the full article here: http://gulfnews.com/culture/people/the-long-road-to-recovery-at-zaatari-refugee-camp-1.1834541 See more at: http://gulfnews.com/gntv