#Syria

  • Article: ISIS Destroys Iconic Mosul Mosque in What May Be a 'Declaration of Defeat'
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    ISIS Destroys Iconic Mosul Mosque in What May Be a 'Declaration of Defeat'

    By Avery Friedman| June 22, 2017

    “It’s just something people always identified with.” Read more

  • Article: This Refugee Is Using Free Online Education to Help Rebuild His Life — And Hopefully Syria, Too
    Education

    This Refugee Is Using Free Online Education to Help Rebuild His Life — And Hopefully Syria, Too

    By Meghan Werft| June 21, 2017

    He thought he wanted to be a dentist. Read more

  • Article: 1 Million Syrian Refugee Children are Out of School — Here's Why It Matters
    Education

    1 Million Syrian Refugee Children are Out of School — Here's Why It Matters

    By Colleen Curry| June 20, 2017

    The future depends on educating today’s refugees. Read more

  • Article: Refugee Population Hits Record High in 2016: UN Report
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    Refugee Population Hits Record High in 2016: UN Report

    By Joe McCarthy| June 19, 2017

    20 people are displaced every minute. Read more

  • Article: This Syrian Artist Is Depicting World Leaders as Refugees to Make a Very Important Point
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    This Syrian Artist Is Depicting World Leaders as Refugees to Make a Very Important Point

    By Phineas Rueckert| June 16, 2017

    Abdalla Al Omari’s “Vulnerability Series” is flipping the narrative on power and privilege. Read more

  • Article: With Aid Trucks Blocked, ‘Very Dangerous’ Polio Cases Confirmed in Syria
    Health

    With Aid Trucks Blocked, ‘Very Dangerous’ Polio Cases Confirmed in Syria

    By Joe McCarthy| June 16, 2017

    There seems to be no relief from suffering. Read more

  • Article: The Life and Death of One of Syria’s Most Beloved Minesweepers
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    The Life and Death of One of Syria’s Most Beloved Minesweepers

    June 12, 2017 |News Deeply

    The 60-year-old destroyed roughly 3,500 mines before one took his life. Read more

  • Article: Rape Survivor Now Comforts Other Syrian Refugee Sex Abuse Victims
    Girls & Women

    Rape Survivor Now Comforts Other Syrian Refugee Sex Abuse Victims

    June 12, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "My daughter was telling me, 'Please mom, for God's sake please take off your clothes." Read more