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Syrian refugees


In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home

June 20, 2019 1:09 pm

Mirroring the rise of anti-migrant sentiment in Europe and around the world, some in Lebanon say that after eight years of war in neighboring Syria they have had enough of the burden of the highest concentration of refugees per capital in the world.

Canada: Donations pour in for Syrian refugees who lost all 7 children in house fire

February 21, 2019 8:27 am

Family friends of the victims, the Imam Council of Halifax, and the Hants East Assisting Refugees Team (HEART) Society initiated the GoFundMe crowd-funding drive for the Barho family, according to the website.

Poverty forces Syrian refugee children into work

June 12, 2018 10:30 pm

"A kid should be living a life of dignity and respect with no humiliation," he said.

Refugee Crisis: Six from Surat to visit Syria to help victims

March 10, 2018 11:12 am

The six work in different fields, like real estate, hotels and restaurants, and have decided to support the noble cause by personally working for the Syrian people and children.

VIDEO: Khaled Hosseini's short film about Syrian refugees will give you goosebumps

September 05, 2017 7:51 pm

To pay his condolences to the great tragedy in Syria, author and novelist Khaled Hosseini wrote a short film named 'Sea Prayer'. The 360 illustrated film paints a vivid picture of how the place turned from heaven to hell in a short span of time.

Turkey court sentences man to 108 years in prison for sexually assaulting Syrian children

June 04, 2016 8:39 pm

Reports say there is a high risk of sexual abuse and sexually transmitted diseases at the refugee camp in Nizip, Turkey, where the accused had worked as a cleaner.

Pope Francis takes Syrian refugees on aircraft from Greece

April 16, 2016 7:22 pm

The Vatican said the three families, including six children, would be supported by the Holy See and cared for by Italy's Catholic Sant'Egidio Community.

Germany polls: Merkel's party braces for a backlash over influx of refugees

March 13, 2016 10:54 am

More than 12 million voters are electing three new regional parliaments for the southwestern states of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate, as well as eastern Saxony-Anhalt in the so-called Super Sunday polls.

Germany proposes short-term jobs for half a million Syrian refugees

January 27, 2016 1:38 pm

Almost 4.3 million Syrians have fled civil war since 2011 and most remain in the region, mainly in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey

Germany proposes short-term jobs for half a million Syrians

January 26, 2016 10:04 pm

Germany would initially contribute 200 million euros ($217 million), with money to start flowing in mid-2016, and would ask other donors to contribute, according to a handout from his delegation.


Hungarian camerawoman vilified for tripping a migrant, plans to sue

October 23, 2015 12:07 pm

The Hungarian camerawoman who was sacked after being filmed tripping a refugee in Hungary says she plans to sue Facebook over its coverage of the incident.