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With $100 Million Grant, Sesame Workshop Reaches Out To Refugee Kids

With $100 Million Grant, Sesame Workshop Reaches Out To Refugee Kids

In January, Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee will start work on what they're calling "the largest childhood intervention in the history of humanitarian response." Funded by a $100 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation, the project aims to reach 9.4 million Syrian...

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14-year-old refugee from Syria dreams of Paralympics

14-year-old refugee from Syria dreams of Paralympics

Najib Alhaj Ali is 14 years old. Two years ago he was left with a spinal cord injury, unable to feel anything below his naval, after a bomb attack on his home in in Homs, Syria. His father took him to a make-shift clinic after the attack but did not manage to get treatment. His...

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Ain al-Fijah turned ghost town as Iran eyes on water spring: residents

Ain al-Fijah turned ghost town as Iran eyes on water spring: residents

(Zaman Al Wasl)- “A town of angels invaded by ghosts,” is how an activist from the Ain al-Fijah town, 25 km (17 miles) northwest of Damascus,  described the situation of the town more than a year after the displacement of its people and the expropriation of their land and property...

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Aleppo’s first displacement anniversary

Aleppo’s first displacement anniversary

By Yousef  Halabi  (Zaman Al Wasl)- December 22, 2016 was not a normal day for the people of Aleppo. It was a day associated with an infamous human tragedy that will never be forgotten.  The al-Assad regime, with Russian and Iranian support, displaced thousands of...

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