The lack of jobs and government services in a province in eastern Syria is causing increasing discontent.
Deir Az Zor is controlled by an alliance of mainly Kurdish fighters backed by the United States.
But there is fear an ethnic divide could worsen with the predominately Arab population from Beirut.
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.
Why people in Syria’s Deir Az Zor are frustrated with Kurdish forces controlling the area.