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  1. News - World

    Abbas, Hamas slam Syrian refugee camp attack

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ramallah, Palestinian Territories Abbas, Hamas slam raid on refugees Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has appealed for a halt to firing on Palestinian refugee ... said, adding that bombing of the refugee camps "must be stopped immediately". "We also call on the international community to take immediate action to provide protection to our ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian refugees face wave of racism in Egypt, Lebanon

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut A wave of xenophobia is blighting the lives of thousands of Syrian refugees in countries such as Egypt and Lebanon, where they are often blamed for anything ... apologised. The anti-Assad Syrian Journalists’ Association has called on Egyptians not to “generalise and stigmatise hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees”. But “right now, the Egyptians believe ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian war creates worst refugee crisis since Rwanda genocide, says UN

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 03:01pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations Syria has the worst refugee crisis since 1994 Rwandan genocide Five thousand people a month are dying in Syria’s war, which has now generated the worst refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, UN officials said on Tuesday. A host of top officials called on the divided UN Security Council to take stronger action to deal ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Erdogan tells Syrian refugees victory is near

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 03:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Ankara

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ankara Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Syrian refugees on Sunday that victory over the “tyrant” President Bashar al-Assad was at hand. “I can see it clearly that the help of God is near,” Erdogan said in televised remarks at Turkey’s Akcakale refugee camp in the southeastern city of Sanliurfa. Erdogan was welcomed to the 25,000-people ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    UN agency forecasts exodus of 700,000 refugees from Syria

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut, Lebanon Revolutionary press flourishes in Syria Up to 700,000 refugees may flee Syria by the end of the year, the UN refugee agency said yesterday, escaping ... refugees escaping 18 months of conflict have crossed into neighbouring Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey, most in the last two months. "This is a significant outflow taking place- 100,000 ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ESF teachers work hard and the Continuing Professional Development [training] days... are not in any sense 'time off' ESF CEO Heather Du Quesnay on concerns some teachers take advantage of training days The people in this camp have fled for their lives. They were distraught about the safety of loved ones still in Syria Actress Angelina Jolie, visiting Syrian refugees ...

  7. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey slams Syria after car bombs kill 40 in border town of Reyhanli

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Istanbul Ankara points finger at Damascus, saying attack designed to pit town's residents against refugees Car bombs near border with Syria kill at least 40 ... condition, he said. "We know that the Syrian refugees have become a target of the Syrian regime," Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said. "Reyhanli was not chosen ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN says Syria conflict a humanitarian catastrophe

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:24am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Amos and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres told the UN. Security Council. It was a rare public briefing of the Security Council on the conflict in Syria, which was called ... for the plight of its people and accused neighbouring countries of preventing refugees from returning to Syria. “Syrian people will not forgive facilitating the movement of thousands of European ...

  9. News - World

    Briefs, March 11, 2013

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said there could be two or three times the one million registered Syrian refugees outside the country by the end of the year if the rise in their numbers continues at its current rate. The one millionth Syrian refugee was registered in Jordan on Wednesday following an acceleration in the number of civilians fleeing fighting ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Sixty-five people executed in Syria’s Aleppo

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 08:47am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... in the war, the longest and deadliest of the revolts that began throughout the Arab world two years ago. The UN refugee agency said the fighting had forced more than 700,000 people to flee. World ... movement against more than four decades of rule by Assad and his family, but turned into an armed rebellion after a government crackdown. About 712,000 Syrian refugees have registered in other ...




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