High bread prices have helped topple governments in the region.
A Syrian restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island, is shipping its baklava across the country.
They found new homes in Turkey, along with frustration, resignation and hope.
Amna Hafez is like thousands of other Syrian women in Turkey who've been forced to create a new life for themselves and their families.
As a Syrian living in Turkey, Dania Abdulbaqi struggled to find formal work as an engineer.
A family of six adjusts to life in the Connecticut suburbs.
"The system in Syria is different. We don't have credit. We deal only in cash."
President Donald Trump is expected soon to order a ban on granting visas to citizens of several Muslim-majority countries. The nations expected to be listed are Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Sudan and Somalia. Minnesota is home to the nation’s largest concentration of Somalis, and reports of a pending ban are making people tense.