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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    More than 100,000 Syrians flee in August

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 08:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Geneva

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva The number of Syrian refugees rose sharply last month, with more than 100,000 fleeing the war-torn country to seek refuge in neighbouring countries, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday. It was the highest monthly figure since the conflict erupted in March last year, UNHCR spokeswoman Melissa Fleming told reporters. “This is a significant escalation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1029557/more-100000-syrians-flee-august
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian refugee flood into Lebanon (population 4.5 million) tops 1 million

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... there A teenager from central Syria became the one millionth Syrian refugee to register in Lebanon yesterday, a "devastating milestone" for the tiny Arab country with about 4.5 million people of its own, the UN refugee agency said. Signing up for aid, 19-year-old Yahya recounted his long ordeal. After being trapped by the fighting for more than two years in his native city of Homs, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464345/syrian-refugee-flood-lebanon-population-45-million-tops-1-million
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Aleppo refugees tell horror stories of barrel bombs falling from the sky

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in Kilis, Turkey Refugees tell terrifying stories of barrel bombs packed with explosives that are laying waste to whole neighbourhoods in a systematic pattern ... The sight of rescuers scraping human remains from the pavement outside her home prompted another of the refugees to leave. A grandmother, said she left simply because life had become unsustainable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1429115/aleppo-refugees-tell-horror-stories-barrel-bombs-falling-sky
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    European response to Syrian refugees ‘pitiful’, says Amnesty

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London EU has only offered around 12,000 places to Syrian refugees as part of UN goal of securing 30,000 places, says Amnesty European leaders should “hang their heads with shame” over their treatment of Syrian refugees fleeing the country’s brutal conflict, rights group Amnesty International said on Friday. The EU has miserably failed to play its part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1379744/european-response-syrian-refugees-pitiful-says-amnesty
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian war refugees fight EU red tape

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:24am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Sicily Perilous journey across sea ends in frustration for many Syrians ensnared in European red tape After fleeing war, refugees face new battles for asylum Fifty nautical miles off the southeast coast of Sicily, the refugee boat first appeared as a grey spot on the horizon, rising up or dipping away with the churn of the Mediterranean. Then, as an Italian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1369839/syrian-war-refugees-fight-eu-red-tape
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN spotlights trauma of Syrian refugee children

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Syrian refugee children are increasingly cut off from education and are often their household’s primary breadwinners Syrian refugee children are paying ... to forget. It’s like someone has stabbed me with a knife when I remember,” 15-year-old Taha, who saw seven corpses near his house in Syria, told interviewers with the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1368673/un-spotlights-trauma-syrian-refugee-children
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's 'lost boy' not quiet the full picture

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:47pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Second image of refugee child in desert that stirred sympathy shows he wasn't abandoned 'Lost boy' not quite the full picture A heart-rending picture of a four-year-old Syrian boy apparently alone in the desert, separated from his family and clutching a tattered plastic bag of possessions, seemed to epitomise the refugee crisis caused by the civil war. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431193/syrias-lost-boy-not-quiet-full-picture
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN refugee agency says more than two million have fled Syria

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva More than two million Syrians have now fled their war-ravaged country, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday, lamenting the nearly 10-fold increase from ... that on September 3, last year, it had registered just 230,671 Syrian refugees. Syria has become the great tragedy of this century Antonio Guterres In addition to the two million Syrians living as refugees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1302540/un-refugee-agency-says-more-two-million-have-fled-syria
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN says Syrian child refugees tops one million mark

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 03:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Geneva The number of registered child refugees fleeing Syria’s violence has topped the one million mark in another grim milestone of the deepening conflict, two UN agencies said Friday. Roughly half of all the nearly two million registered refugees from Syria are children, and some 740,000 of those are under the age of 11, according to the UN refugee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298885/un-says-syrian-child-refugees-tops-one-million-mark
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    More Syrian refugees pour into Iraq's Kurdish region

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad UN agency says an unprecedented number of Syrians are crossing the border to flee fighting 'River' of refugees pour into Iraq's Kurdish region Thousands of Syrians were flowing across the border into Iraq's Kurdish region to escape battles between jihadis and Kurd forces in their homeland, the UN refugee agency said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1297694/more-syrian-refugees-pour-iraqs-kurdish-region

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