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Welcoming Refugees: An Opportunity for Europe

Milena Santerini | Posted 09.16.2015 | World
Milena Santerini

Our sporadic bursts of compassion won't do much good, if we quickly dismiss them. But if we allow them to, they can create openings within us. Aylan should not have died as he did, and something must be done.

Joshua Hersh

Winter Storm Bears Down On Syrian Refugees In Desperate Need Of Blankets, Shelter | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

GAZIANTEP, Turkey -- As the first flakes of snow fell on the already frozen ground of southern Turkey Tuesday night, refugee agencies and activists we...

Witness to Tragedy: What I Saw on the Syrian Border

Kristin Wright | Posted 07.09.2013 | World
Kristin Wright

Everyone I visit talks about freedom, a future in Syria beyond this horror. There is so much suffering, but in the suffering there is a unity that catches me by surprise.

Has the World Grown Weary of Syria?

Dalal Mawad | Posted 05.14.2013 | World
Dalal Mawad

On this, the second anniversary of the start of the Syrian uprising, perhaps no word summarizes the world's mood as well as this one: weary.

Frying Pans and Fires

Sarah Wayne Callies | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Sarah Wayne Callies

All are desperately hoping to return to Syria as soon as it is safe, even though their homes are little more than rubble now. They miss it, and their hurt and rage at having to leave was crushing them, so they had to share their stories to get out from under the weight of it.

Daniel Lippman

Syria War-Wounded Flee Across Border To Treatment In Turkey | Daniel Lippman | Posted 01.29.2013 | World

REYHANLI, Turkey –- Ten-year-old Malik lost his left leg because of shelling. Twelve-year-old Maysa is now paralyzed and won’t be able to walk aga...

Turkey Struggles To Cope With 44,000 Syrian Refugees

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi KILIS, Turkey, July 25 (Reuters) - Tempers are running short in Syrian refugee camps just inside Turkey, where ...

Turkey Closes Syrian Border To Trade

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

By Ozge Ozbilgin ANKARA, July 25 (Reuters) - Turkey has closed its border gates with Syria to commercial traffic due to worsening secu...

In Search Of The Rape Victims Among The Syrian Refugees

Time | Posted 08.20.2011 | World

Everybody, it seemed, had heard the stories, and could relay the same horrific details about Syrian soldiers allegedly raping women and girls with cru...