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."
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Without letting her contact anyone, they locked her in a cell. To everyone she knew, Mahmoud had simply disappeared into the Syrian prison system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
WASHINGTON — A half-million Iraqis fled their embattled country in 2007, the third consecutive year more Iraqis were displaced than any other na...
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