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Corbett: Bekaa Valley and Corbett Hancey

corbett: PATRICK BAZ / AFP/GETTY IMAGES Loay, 21, a Syrian refugee, attended a Canadian-funded life-skills workshop in Lebanon, according to Toronto Star. I learned a lot I didn't know before, he says. Corbett Hancey photo Syrian children play in a makeshift refugee camp on the outskirts of the town of Zahle background in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Corbett Hancey / for the Toronto Star By Corbett Hancey Special to the Star Sun., July 9, 2017 ZAHLE, LEBANON Far from the front lines of the battle against Daesh in Iraq and Syria, a Canadian-funded initiative to counter the jihadist group in the Middle East is quietly playing out deep in the rugged countryside of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Carrying infants and herding young children, 20 Syrian men and women file into a six-metre-by-six-metre plastic-covered tent in a refugee camp on a wet, grey morning. So quietly, some experts question whether its impact is even measurable. ( As reported in the news.