timeslive : Girl, 9, star of Syrian war comedy

Rasha plays the role of “Umm Abdo al-Halabiya”, a housewife who must make do in a city devas-tated by violence, daily bombings and severe shortages.

The 30-episode eponymous show, shot in the city, which was once Syria’s economic hub, stars only children playing adult roles and has been viewed by tens of thousands of internet users.

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