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Is global aid reaching Syrians in need? Charities battle to deliver

Is global aid reaching Syrians in need? Charities battle to deliver

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Charities trying to deliver aid across Syria to help victims of the worsening conflict, have admitted it is hard, if not impossible, to know where supplies end up and fear future funding could be at risk, a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation...

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Syrian Refugees: Om Noura turned to be a vendor to survive

Syrian Refugees: Om Noura turned to be a vendor to survive

 (By Lama Shammas; Translation by Yusra Ahmed) ISTANBUL (Zaman Al Wasl)- “it has not crossed my mind at all that I would one day be forced to sell my clothes and my kids’ clothes and toys to afford for living”, in those painful words, om Noura, a Syrian refugee woman started her...

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US-led airstrike kills Hamra florist boy, social media flare up

US-led airstrike kills Hamra florist boy, social media flare up

(By Mohamed al-Hussein; Translation by Yusra Ahmed) “What did you say to the pilot and the rocket when your beautiful body was bleeding, has the satellite felt ashamed when it observed your small corpus and directed them to it?, in those words, Yusuf al-Khader, Fares’s younger brother...

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Salamiyeh city throttled with barriers, humiliation and fear: activists

Salamiyeh city throttled with barriers, humiliation and fear: activists

(Translation by Yusra Ahmed) Syria's Salamiyeh city in the eastern countryside of Hama province is no longer surrounded with fear in the east, sadness and dust in the south like what Mohammed al-Maghout, the city’s well-known poet,  described it years ago. Today, Salamiyeh is surrounded...

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