Al Jazeera English’s Imran Khan told musician Nadine Shah about INARA’s work. This is a blog about how her gift to INARA came about.
Dr Amir Ibrahim from the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) led the surgery on Joud this week. He was joined by two specialists from America to support the surgery - Dr Edward Chang and Dr Roman Skoracki. All in all, the operation took over 10 hours. We sat down with them and asked them to go through the operation, and the implications this will have on Joud’s life.
Amanda Ellis is running the London Marathon for us in a few weeks. In this blog she talks about what made her choose to do it for INARA.
"When I saw pictures in the media of Homs, in Syria, a city literally reduced to rubble, I thought how I, as a parent myself, would feel if my child totally lost anything resembling a childhood. No basics, such as electricity and clean water, but also no school, no play and, most of all, no respite from the constant fear of being bombed."