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Iraqi Refugees in Syria

Iraqi Refugees: Will the Nightmare Ever End?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.23.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

What is happening in Syria is a tragedy for all, but is a double tragedy for the Iraqi men, women and children who find themselves, through no fault of their own, once more "displaced."

From A Syrian Prison To A Chicago Apartment: An Iraqi Refugee's Story

Philip Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Philip Jacobson

Without letting her contact anyone, they locked her in a cell. To everyone she knew, Mahmoud had simply disappeared into the Syrian prison system.

Iraq Refugees Look to President's Lincoln and Obama

Luis Carlos Montalván | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luis Carlos Montalván

Why is there still no US-formulated "international strategic plan" to deal with the world's largest refugee crisis caused when our nation invaded Iraq over 6 years ago? On World Refugee Day, we can do better.

Honoring World Refugee Day

Queen Noor of Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Queen Noor of Jordan

While we wait for the situation in Iraq to improve, we must continue to help those who cannot go home. We in Jordan have committed ourselves to providing aid and support to this population.

Refugee Chess

Freddy Deknatel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Freddy Deknatel

In Baghdad, their eldest daughter had two cars. Six years later, the Iraqi couple moves their mattresses out of the bedroom each night to sleep on the living room floor.

Anniversary in Damascus

Freddy Deknatel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freddy Deknatel

Khalid and Hussein are friends from Baghdad, though Hussein in his forties is a bit older. He is Shi'i; Khalid is Sunni. None of this matters to them.

Palestinian-Iraqi Refugees: 'Rejected Wherever We Go' | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DAMASCUS (IRIN) - The start of 2009 offers little hope to the residents of al-Tanf, a refugee camp on the Syrian-Iraqi border housing more than 700 Pa...

500,000 Iraqi Refugees In 2007: Report

AP | WILLIAM C. MANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A half-million Iraqis fled their embattled country in 2007, the third consecutive year more Iraqis were displaced than any other na...