Books & Documentaries

Below are some recommended suggestions of books and documentaries on the Middle East (Syria in particular) and refugees.


  • The Battle for Syria, Christopher Phillips
  • Morbid Symptoms, Gilbert Achcar
  • The People Want, Gilbert Achcar
  • Syria, John McHugo
  • Migrant, Refugee, Smuggler, Saviour, Peter Tinti and Tuesday Reitano
  • City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp, Ben Rawlence
  • Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War, Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila al-Shami
  • A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: The Journey of Doaa Al Zamel, Melissa Fleming


  • The White Helmets
  • Lost in Lebanon
  • Cries From Syria

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