emirates247.com : Girl star of Syrian YouTube comedy

A nine-year-old girl has become the star of a YouTube comedy that depicts with bittersweet humour the harsh reality of everyday life in rebel-held areas of Syria’s Aleppo.

Rasha plays the role of ‘Umm Abdo Al Halabiya’, a housewife who must make do in a city devastated by more than three years of violence, despite daily bombings and severe shortages.

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