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Number Of Syrian Refugees Streaming Into Turkey Rises To 150,000

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 09.24.2014 | World

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Refugees streaming into Turkey from Syria say their home city, once bustling with 400,000 citizens, has become a ghost town, em...

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...

Syrian Refugee Numbers Rise Sharply

AP | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. refugee agency says there has been another sharp rise in Syrian refugees fleeing to Turkey and that the numbers headed to Jordan &n...

Fighting In Syria's Largest City Intensifies

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

KILIS, Turkey -- More than 1,300 Syrians fled to Turkey overnight to escape the civil war as rebels tried to expand their hold inside Syria's largest ...

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...

Violence Breaks Out At Syrian Refugee Camp In Turkey

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish security forces have used tear gas, batons and shots fired into the air to quell unrest ...

Turkish PM To Syrian Refugees: 'Your Victory Is Close'

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- Treated to a hero's welcome, Turkey's prime minister met Syrian refugees Sunday for the first time since his country opened its door...

'Syrian Refugees Have Spoiled Our Life'

AP | NEBI QENA | Posted 04.27.2012 | World

HACIPASA, Turkey (AP) — For generations, the economy of this Turkish hamlet has thrived on items such as livestock and cigarettes that are smuggled ...

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...

In Turkey, Syrian Refugees Seek Escape From 'Savagery'

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

GUVECCI, Turkey — Syrians streamed across the border Monday into neighboring Turkey, finding sanctuary in refugee camps ringed by barbed wire an...

Syrian Forces Fire At Protesters, Shell Town During Deadly Crackdown

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU AND ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.10.2011 | World

YAYLADAGI, Turkey — Elite Syrian forces moved swiftly through the country's restive north on Friday, raining tank shells on rebellious towns, to...

Syrian Refugees Pour Into Turkey As Violence Continues

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU AND BASSEM MROUE | Posted 08.09.2011 | World

GUVECCI, Turkey — Syrian policemen turned their guns on each other, soldiers shed their uniforms rather than obey orders to fire on protesters, ...

Nearly 2,000 Syrian Refugees Flee To Turkey

AP | By SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 08.09.2011 | World

GUVECCI, Turkey -- About 1,000 Syrians fleeing violence crossed into Turkey overnight, raising the total number of refugees in the country to 1,600, a...