Photographer Sebastian Meyer on looking at Kurdish life through the lens

Sebastian Meyer (pictured) is a veteran photojournalist who has been covering Iraqi Kurdistan since 2008. At the heart of his coverage are the untold stories of the region. He has just published a book entitled "Under Every Yard of Sky", a medley of photographs and essays. This very personal story unravels in a politically and culturally troubled region with an ambiguous identity. He tells us more about his work and his hopes for the region.


Meanwhile, tensions have been escalating along the Lebanese border. Over the past week, there have been several tit-for-tat exchanges between the Israeli military and Hezbollah, Iran's most powerful regional proxy. We take a look at reactions from local residents caught in the crossfire.

Finally, we focus on a fragile ceasefire in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib. Since the regime and Russian-led offensive intensified in April, hundreds of people have been killed and wounded. Our reporters Hussein Asad, Ludovic de Foucaud and Shona Bhattacharyya have been to a hospital in Idlib and also met a survivor of an air strike.

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