A storytelling project organised by a Lebanese nonprofit and UNICEF aims to help participants recognise the destructiveness of sectarianism.
A new initiative brought non-governmental organisations together to work on ways to steer young people away from violent extremist ideology.
Community organisations are working to turn youth away from extremist groups and ideology and engage them in constructive activities.
As their husbands and sons die on the battlefield in Syria, women in Lebanon say they are furious Hizbullah is sending their men to fight a proxy war.
Jordanian and Arab youth gathered in Amman to discuss and develop counter-extremism initiatives, with an emphasis on social media.
Educational programmes in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley refugee camps offer children psychological support and promote a culture of peace.
A youth conference in Manama has called for the establishment of a national co-ordinating committee to combat terrorism and extremism.