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Is there an end to tragic fate of Syrian refugees in Lebanon?

The influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon which started in 2011 following the outbreak of the Syrian civil war has created a serious problem not only for Lebanon but for the refugees themselves. Lebanon currently has the largest number of refugees per capita in the world, with one refugee per four Lebanese. The stress on …

Cesar Chelala

United in protest against horror in Syria

By Dr. Cesar Chelala I just saw an incredible performance by two remarkable Syrian artists, Kinan Azmeh and Kevork Mourad, working together against the horror ravaging their country and in support of the Syrian refugees. Their performance, called “Home Within”, was presented at the Miller Theater at Columbia University in New York. Their work is an audio-visual intended to reflect the …

Daily News Egypt

US states close door on Syrian refugees in wake of Paris attacks

Governors across the US have defied the president and said they will stop accepting Syrian refugees. Fears concerning migrants is growing after the brutal terrorist attacks in Paris. Governors representing nearly half of the 50 US states rejected on Monday plans to resettle Syrian refugees there amid fear they could pose a threat to Americans. …

Deutsche Welle


In Pictures: Syrian refugees’ transit in Greece

By Maydaa Abo El-Nadar Due to its geographical position, Greece is one of the countries in the middle of the Syrian refugees’ crisis.  Athens is the refugees’ lifeline to reach other countries that welcome them, such as Germany. Their journey to Athens starts mainly from Turkey passing through the Greek islands including Lesvos, Chios, Samos, …

Daily News Egypt

Merkel’s reasons for accepting refugees

  There is no doubt that Germany’s stakes went up when it opened the door to become a new welcoming home to more than a million refugees, particularly from Syria. Unlike what many believe, among those refugees there are many who are not Syrian. Merkel opened the door to a million refugees, knowing very well …

Daily News Egypt

Thinking critically about Syria’s refugee crisis

By Matthew Timmerman Lebanon recently announced it will further curtail the flow of Syrian refugees across its border. With these refugees numbering half the size of the country’s indigenous population (by the government’s estimate), occupying 60% of the labour market, and the total cost of their accommodation estimated at $3bn – it’s a calculated decision …

Daily News Egypt

The selfish heartless argument for keeping Syrians in Egypt

Dear Egyptian readers: This article will not try to garner your sympathy over the plight and horror that Syrian refugees face in Egypt. It will not try to appeal to your humanity by informing you of the horrible conditions under which they live here, the random arrests they face or the horror that awaits them …

Mahmoud Salem

Syrian refugees see no end to bloodshed

By Ahmad Khatib / AFP RAMTHA: Syrian refugees in Jordan see a grim future in their homeland, saying the regime has not yet shown its “ugly face” and are bracing themselves for more bloodshed, in which thousands have already died. A year after protests first erupted against President Bashar al-Assad’s 11-year-old rule, prompting a brutal regime …


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