A Syrian boy's distant dreamListen /
Bombings, killings, constant pain and misery – these are just some of the things that Syrians have to contend with for well over two years now.
According to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), more people are refugees or internally displaced than at any time since 1994, with the crisis in Syria having emerged as a major new factor in global displacement.
Sixteen-year old Ali is one of the millions of Syrians who escaped the violence in Syria to find solace in neighbouring Iraq.
UNHCR's Zahra Mackaoui reports.