| Today, the UK visa services cited a BBC article about Syrian refugees seeking asylum in the west as a reason to reject my visa.
| Been in the UAE for 16 yrs. Today, UK visa services told me that I do not belong to the UAE. Today I was rejected because I am a Syrian.
| My brother noted yesterday the irony of it all. Arab Spring, he said, began with a men setting himself alight. Now Daesh mocks us.
| Speaking foreign languages fluently is a privilege few grew up with. Remember this when ridiculing others speaking in your native tongue.