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Damascus, Syria - At the Syrian Ministry of Information, where I and a fellow reporter recently were seeking authorization to travel to Qamishli, we were told we would also need the permission from the Political Directorate.
Ankara, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Society for Relief announced on Saturday conducting 20 surgical operations and examining 455 injured and patients from among the Syrian refugees at a hospital in the town of Reyhane located in the border province of ...
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Kuwait CITY, Jan 19: Four Syrians engaged a Kuwaiti citizen in a fight in front of a commercial complex in Salmiya area. They suffered injuries in different parts of their bodies.
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Fredericton welcomed the most Syrian newcomers per capita of any Canadian city, and New Brunswick welcomed the most Syrians of any other province, according to the Multicultural Association of Fredericton (MCAF). More than 500 refugees from Syria ...
CAIRO (Sputnik) - The United Nations needs $3.4 billion in 2017 to provide Syrians remaining in the war-ridden country with necessary aid, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Ali Za'tari told Sputnik on Friday.
"This destruction is a new war crime and an immense loss for the Syrian people and for humanity," Bokova said, as quoted in the Unesco press statement.
Damascus, Syria - At the Syrian Ministry of Information, where I and a fellow reporter recently were seeking authorization to travel to Qamishli, we were told we would also need the permission from the Political Directorate.
The families arrive amid uncertainty about the incoming Trump administration's plans for the refugee policy that has allowed the Syrians to be resettled in Vermont and other parts of the country. During his presidential campaign, Republican Donald ...
Speaking to TPS ahead of an event titled "Syrians Speak Syria," organized by the Harry S Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Kajjo added that the humanitarian aid and medical treatment in ...
Nothing is worse than being forced into becoming a refugee and losing your homeland. Various refugee artists from Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan and outside the camp, created paintings depicting the plight of Syrian refugees in all its details, filled ...
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is finding it difficult to monitor the fate of Syrians sent back from Greece despite formal guarantees under the EU migrant deal with Turkey.
For the sake of the Syrian people, the time has come for President Assad to step aside."Meanwhile, Obama's Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was displaying a more radical approach at the United Nations' meetings on Syria.
UNHCR has had limited access to a Turkish refugee camp that houses Syrians who are sent from Greece under an agreement that EU leaders sealed with Turkey in March 2016.
Russian medical specialists have provided assistance to more than 5,000 Syrians, Major Natalya Sivko, a senior resident of the Russian medical detachment's inpatient unit, said on Tuesday.
For the people who have returned to the ruins of East Aleppo the old phrase "there's no place like home" has a whole new meaning.
Turkey now hosts more refugees than any other country in the world, including 2.81 million Syrians. At the same time, nearly one million refugees and migrants arrived irregularly in Europe by sea in 2015, and of those more than 850,000 arrived in ...
Ghandour told them that Mohamed was there to document the plight of the Syrian people and garner international support. "The al-Nusra people said they have an interest in the case and will assist in the search for Shiraaz," said Sooliman.
Syrians doubt Turkey's ability to restrain terrorist armed groups in Syria. "The international media may be preoccupied with the cease-fire," Tastekin reports, "but one can hardly say it has led to great excitement in Damascus - not because of ...
De Mistura also told journalists he believes the United Nations will be invited to talks in Kazakhstan on 23rd January aimed at strengthening the ceasefire before UN talks in February.
A case brought in the High Court on behalf of six Syrians in Greece seeking to prevent their transfer to Turkey "has nothing to do with Ireland", the court was told.
Many Syrians at the opposition protest in February 2015 were holding posters of destruction in their homeland and of Russian president Vladimir Putin, alongside images of his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad.
Syrians find refuge in town. Okotoks: Khazaal family ready to start a new life in Canada. Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 10:13 am. By: Krista Conrad.
If Syria is to find peace it must have a general and inclusive peace that includes all Syrians. The Geneva Process was designed to make that dream possible and it remains a vital aspiration for all genuine peace efforts.
BREST, 12 January (BelTA) - The number of Syrians and Ukrainians applying for asylum in Belarus is going down, UNHCR Representative in Belarus Jean-Yves Bouchardy told BelTA on 12 January.
The number of Syrians who have returned from Turkey to Jarabulus near the Turkish border approached nearly 24,000 after the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) liberated the town in the Aleppo province, a local migration official told Anadolu Agency ...
One of the many troubling spillover effects of the Syrian civil war is the disruption of the country's health care field, including lost jobs and training opportunities for health workers.
The World Health Organization (WHO) condemns the use of water as a weapon of war, its representative in Syria Elizabeth Hoff told RT.
Nearly 40,000 Syrians have since been welcomed to Canada, including roughly 2,000 in London. The London mother and her children - three boys and one girl - had lived in the townhouse since 2014, before the Syrian crisis became the international ...
"It is clear that the Syrian people in fact do support their army which mostly consists of conscripts. This army has been single-handedly fighting against the terrorists for about five years.
Discrimination against foreigners - whether economic migrants or refugees - in Italy's rental market has been exacerbated by the economic crisis.
Senator John O'Mahony is confident the people of Ballaghaderreen will welcome Syrian refugees.
Al-Assad's helicopters have dropped 13,000 explosive barrels on the areas controlled by the Syrian opposition during 2016. This resulted in thousands of Syrians who were killed and wounded, the majority of whom were civilians. The Syrian president's ...
A security barrier dubbed third longest border wall represents respite from a spillover of violence from Syria for residents of Turkey's border towns.
Roscommon town expecting up to 200 Syrians stands ready to help, but needs support.
A UN relief aid convoy enters the town of Muadamiyeh, countryside of Damascus, capital of Syria, on Jan. 7, 2017. The town of Muadamiyeh witnessed reconciliation between the government and the rebels last year, under which aid convoys must enter the ...
[We] need future for all Syrians coming now to Canada, to the entire world now as well," he said. At the party, children played and danced while people waited for the trays of food to be served.
activists marching through the rubble of streets and homes in 2014 chanted with grimly comedic spirit: "What is left of the Syrian people wants the fall of the regime." Five years on from the Arab uprisings of 2011, reaction reigns in much of the ...
But groups of Syrians arriving in Ireland, such as the 80 set to arrive in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, will not have to endure the same shoddy treatment.
With food, dance and music, Syrian families are marking their one-year anniversary in Manitoba on Saturday night - and they're inviting everyone as a thank you for the warm welcome.
Turkey has become a major refugee-hosting country after an unpredicted increase in the displacement of Syrian refugees since 2011.
County councillors held a meeting yesterday about the decision to house potentially up to 200 Syrians in a hotel in Ballaghaderreen.
US Secretary of State John Kerry's recent remarks about bombing Syria signals Washington's willingness to start wars with countries that threaten its imperialist agenda, says an analyst in London.
Housing 80 Syrians in Ballaghaderreen 'not a bad news story'. Council chief: 'This is a good news story for desperate people who are in desperate need'.
Syrian refugee children stand outside their school in Zahle, Lebanon, in the country's Bekaa valley April 12. The international Catholic charity Caritas has been instrumental in helping Syrian refugees attend Lebanese public schools to continue their ...
This was the time when the Syrian people threw off the enforced silence of the 40-year rule of the Assad family. That is indeed how the revolt began.
There are 2.8 million Syrians currently registered in Turkey, over a million in Lebanon, and around 656,000 in Jordan. To put this figure into context, a total of 884,461 Syrian refugees applied for asylum in Europe between April 2011 and October 2016.
Syrians have poured into Idlib at an accelerating rate over the last year, forced to abandon their homes in other parts of western Syria that the government and its foreign military allies have recaptured from rebels.






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