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In their memory, names of 71 migrants killed inside lorry

In their memory, names of 71 migrants killed inside lorry

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Two years ago, a lorry found on an Austrian motorway with the decomposing bodies of 71 people, including 15 Syrian migrants and a baby girl, inside. In their memory, Zaman al-Wasl is publishing their names, date of birth and nationality. Austrian police said of...

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Germany: Iraqi killed in brawl with two Syrian refugees

Germany: Iraqi killed in brawl with two Syrian refugees

(Zaman Al Wasl)- An Iraqi refugee was killed and another injured on Friday in brawl with two Syrian refugees in in the German city of Wuppertal, activists told Zaman al-Wasl. The activists quoted witnesses in Wuppertal and the German police website as saying that...

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Cerebral Palsy deprives Sham from her childhood

Cerebral Palsy deprives Sham from her childhood

(Zaman Al Wasl)- In abandoned tent in Zaatari refugee Camp, Sham Morjan has being suffering from cerebral palsy since her birth. Sham, the little girl of 6 years, seems younger than her age after she stopped growing, talking and moving and practicing her childhood like her peers....

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Saraya Ahl al-Sham to pull out of Lebanon border enclave

Saraya Ahl al-Sham to pull out of Lebanon border enclave

Fighters from Saraya Ahl al-Sham, a Syrian rebel group, will start on Saturday to pull out of an enclave in Lebanon on the border with Syria along with some civilians, a senior Lebanese security official said on Friday. About 300 fighters, along with their families and some other...

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Jordan becomes first Arab nation to issue new work permits to Syrian refugees

Jordan becomes first Arab nation to issue new work permits to Syrian refugees

( The New Arab )- Jordan became the first Arab country to begin issuing a new type of work permit to Syrian refugees, the United Nations labour agency said on Wednesday. Work permits for refugees used to be tied to specific employers who applied on behalf of workers to fill specific positions,...

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Syrian refugees suffer lack of water in Kilis camp

Syrian refugees suffer lack of water in Kilis camp

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian refugees in the Kilis 2 camp, adjacent to the Syrian border in the south of Turkey, suffer from serious problems in securing drinking water. The water is not being pumped into the caravans in which Syrian live, forcing several of them to dig near the main...

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Learning Turkish helps Syrian refugees improving their jobs

Learning Turkish helps Syrian refugees improving their jobs

(Eqtsad)- While many Syrian refugees have excelled in learning the Turkish language, which has allowed them to enter the Turkish labor market on a large scale, others face many difficulties resulting in not getting high-paid jobs. The Turkish language requirement is one of the main...

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Tahrir al-Sham executes refugee says he committed crimes, burglary

Tahrir al-Sham executes refugee says he committed crimes, burglary

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- Former al-Qaeda group has executed a Syrian refugee famed for burglary and excessive abuses against refugees in the Lebanese town of Arsal, local reporter said Wednesday. Before leaving the mountainous border region to Idlib province over an evacuation deal with...

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'No more waiting!' Syrians stuck in Greece protest at German embassy

'No more waiting!' Syrians stuck in Greece protest at German embassy

Syrian refugees stranded in Greece chanted "no more waiting!" and protested outside the German embassy in Athens on Wednesday against delays in reuniting with their relatives in Germany. About 100 people, among them young children, marched from parliament to the embassy holding up cardboard...

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Clooneys to help 3,000 Syrian refugees go to school in Lebanon

Clooneys to help 3,000 Syrian refugees go to school in Lebanon

George and Amal Clooney said on Monday they would help 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school this year in Lebanon, where the United Nations says 200,000 children are not receiving an education after fleeing the war in neighboring Syria. The Clooney Foundation for Justice said it...

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Turkey arrests 3 soldiers over alleged border assault

Turkey arrests 3 soldiers over alleged border assault

The Turkish army on Monday arrested three soldiers accused of assaulting Syrian refugees along the Turkish-Syrian border, according to judicial sources. In the incident last Friday, four soldiers allegedly beat four Syrian refugees in Altinozu in the southern province of Hatay who were...

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Depression hits Syrian refugees in Europe

Depression hits Syrian refugees in Europe

(Eqtsad)- Cases of deep sorrow for unknown reasons is what most of the Syrians today speak about after more than three years of their stay in European countries .. For example, it is difficult for Ahmed, a resident of France and his family, to know why he is disgusted by the situation in...

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Returning Syrian refugee says Hungary is now 'cool'

Returning Syrian refugee says Hungary is now 'cool'

Two years on from sleeping rough in Budapest on a perilous trek from Syria to Germany, teenage refugee Yusra Mardini is back in the Hungarian capital competing in the world swimming championships. "I promised myself I'd come back to Budapest another way," the 19-year-old told reporters...

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'Signs of torture' on bodies of Syrians in Lebanese army custody

'Signs of torture' on bodies of Syrians in Lebanese army custody

(The National)- An international human rights group said on Thursday there was evidence of torture on the bodies of Syrian refugees who died in the custody of the Lebanese army after mass arrests during raids on refugee camps late last month. The military said that four of the nearly...

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Rising anti-refugee sentiment stirs concern in Lebanon

Rising anti-refugee sentiment stirs concern in Lebanon

An attack on Lebanese troops raiding a Syrian refugee camp has stirred violent debate and polarised opinions, with rising calls to repatriate refugees but also warnings against racist rhetoric. The uptick in pressure comes after Lebanese soldiers were attacked as they stormed two refugee...

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Lebanon: MP demands investigation in Syrian refugees deaths

Lebanon: MP demands investigation in Syrian refugees deaths

(Zaman Al Wasl)- “Her blood equals that of your father al-Hariri,” said the Khalid al-Dhaher, a member of parliament for Akar, directing his comments at the prime minister Saad al-Hariri during a speech al-Dhaher gave in his house in Tripoli on Wednesday.  In a rebellious...

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Refugees return to Syria from Lebanon in Hezbollah-mediated deal

Refugees return to Syria from Lebanon in Hezbollah-mediated deal

A convoy of refugees began leaving the Lebanese border region for Syria on Wednesday, a security source said, the second group to return under an agreement brokered by the Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah. The Lebanese army escorted around 250 people out of the border town of Arsal. The...

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Sidra Yousef: outstanding student and community worker in Denmark

Sidra Yousef: outstanding student and community worker in Denmark

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Sidra al-Yousef, a Syrian refugee in Denmark, finished the first section of secondary school in a Danish school with full marks in the final exams. She was accepted to represent Denmark at the World Youth Summit in Switzerland in coming weeks. She was appointed as an official...

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