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No place left to die on Greece's Lesbos for refugees lost at sea

No place left to die on Greece's Lesbos for refugees lost at sea

He stood on the mud, crows cawing overhead, pointing at unmarked graves. "Here's a mother with her baby. And here's another young woman. Over there, that's a 60-year-old man." Buried beneath low mounds of earth, facing Mecca, lay Afghan, Iraqi and Syrian refugees who drowned...

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Humble words of Homsi old woman summarise Syrians’ stand

Humble words of Homsi old woman summarise Syrians’ stand

(Writing by Faris Al Rifai; Translation by Yusra Ahmed) An old lady from Zafarana village in Homs’s countryside, expressed her opinion in what has been happening in Syria. In a video surfaced on the internet by activists an old woman appeared while she was grinding on the mill stone and...

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Refugee schools in Lebanon have no funds or support: activists

Refugee schools in Lebanon have no funds or support: activists

(Abdul Hafidh al-Houlani; Translation by Yusra Ahmed) The first day of school for Syrian children is not like others of different countries, as it is full of deprivation, neglect and suffering.  Abo Alaa from Qalamoon, a father of 5 students stood in front of Arena library reading...

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Syrian migrants refresh life vests trade in Turkey

Syrian migrants refresh life vests trade in Turkey

(By Faris al-Rifai; Translation by Yusra Ahmed Syrian people trying to cross the sea to Europe have started taking cautions to protect them during their deadly trip in sea to from Turkey to Europe.  In Aksaray area in Istanbul, Zaman al-Wasl met Mustafa, a young man from...

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