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War Refugees

38 Million People Are Now Homeless: Report Finds 'Worst' Forced Displacement In A Generation

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.06.2015 | World

At least 38 million people worldwide have been forced from their homes by violence or armed conflict, a new report on internally displaced persons has...

LOOK: Heartbreaking Yet Uplifting Photos Of Refugees Celebrating Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion

The pain of being a refugee is keenly felt during Ramadan, a time when families come together to celebrate the Muslim holy month of fasting. The UN Re...

Heroes Among Refugee Camps

Kristin Lindsey | Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact
Kristin Lindsey

World Refugee Day is a time to take note of the many courageous heroes who are working to take control of their lives and assisting others to emerge from harrowing, debilitating situations.

EU Plans To Admit More Refugees

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The European Commission has unveiled plans to allow more refugees from conflict zones and poor nations into European countries....

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.

American Military Interventions In Post 9/11 World

Rana F. Sweis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rana F. Sweis

A year after the September 11, 2001 attacks on Washington and New York, former President Bush's national security strategy was clear: US interests tri...

An Awkward Question For Iraq War Hawks

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Shaffer

If conditions in Iraq are now in good shape and the bad guys are on the run, why is the US allowing thousands of Iraqis to leave their country and re-settle here?

Cooked Books: Iraqi Figures On Returning Refugees Are "Massaged"

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, Iraq's minister of displacement and migration, Abdul-Samad Rahman Sultan, announced that 1,600 Iraqis were returning every day, which works...