Inter Press Service
Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees
Spanish Refugee Aid Commission centre in the southern city of Malaga. The banner on the second floor balcony reads, "The right to live in peace."
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Cancer Wages Its Own War Against Syrian Refugees
A higher rate of cancer among Syrian refugees is forcing doctors, patients and humanitarian organisations to make difficult decisions about who does, and does not, receive care It was just before Syrian civilians started rising up against their government in 2011 that Fayhaa al-Dahr, 22, from the northern city of Raqqa, noticed a strange swelling ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
United States museums provide emergency support for Syrian museum collections
In addition to the high toll that Syria's four-year-old civil war has had on its people and infrastructure, Syria's cultural heritage has been and continues to be destroyed at an unprecedented rate.
Istanbul to take 'drastic measures' against Syria refugees: governor
Turkey is to take "drastic measures" to deal with the influx of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees into its biggest city Istanbul, including forcibly sending them to camps in the southeast, the city's top official said Wednesday.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
New UN Resolution to Expand Humanitarian Aid in Syria
Sixty years after the Supreme Court declared separate schools for black and white children unconstitutional, school segregation is making a comeback.
The Straits Times
UN Security Council authorises Syria aid convoys
The UN Security Council adopted a resolution Monday authorising humanitarian convoys to assist more than one million Syrian civilians in rebel-held areas, without the consent of Damascus.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
UN Security Council to vote on improved Syria aid access : July 13, 2014,
UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council is set to adopt a resolution Monday authorising humanitarian convoys to serve millions of Syrian civilians by traveling from neighboring Turkey, Jordan and Iraq.
The Daily Star
Jordan reluctant to host Syria rebel training
A Syrian man carries two girls covered with dust following a reported airstrike by government forces on July 9, 2014, in Aleppo.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The ancient sites targeted by high-tech guns
Syria, graced with thousands of historic sites, is seeing its cultural heritage vandalised, looted and destroyed by war - but volunteers are doing what they can to document the damage and save the country's cultural identity from obliteration.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Jihadi Brides Swap Lives in West for Front Line With Syria Militants
A rebel fighter walks with his weapon at the Handarat camp frontline, an area located beside Aleppo Central prison July 6. The sixteen-year-old twins slipped out of their beds in the middle of the night, grabbing passports and a few possessions.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Family honors town's roots
Fifty-five family members, some from as far away as California, gathered in Parkersburg last week to celebrate their heritage and honor Thomas and Helen Solomon.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
NI man 'may have joined Syria fight'
A police investigation is underway into reports that a man from Northern Ireland may have travelled to Syria, amid ongoing concerns about EU citizens joining jihadi militants in the Middle East.
EU Sanctions Target Humanitarian Aid
Today, a civilization that used to lead the world and for centuries was the beacon of learning, tolerance and trade, and that still protects our global cultural heritage is damaged-and only the Syrian people can rebuild it for all of us.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Daily Star
EU court annuls asset freeze on ex Syria minister
Syrian civilians look for their belongings after clashes between the Sunni-dominated Free Syrian Army and Syrian soldiers loyal to Syria's President Bashar Assad in the town of Hejeira, in the countryside of Damascus November 20, 2013.
Militants try to tighten grip in Iraq, Syria
Fresh from success in Iraq, a Sunni extremist group tried to tighten its hold Wednesday on territory in Syria and crush pockets of resistance on land straddling the border where it has declared the foundation of an Islamic state.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
U.S. sending more troops to Iraq
The United States is increasing its military presence in Iraq, ordering 300 more troops to the violence-ravaged nation, the Pentagon announced Monday.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Syria's tourism minister focuses on promoting Aleppo despite sanctions
Syria's Tourism Minister says new European Union sanctions won't keep him from preserving popular attractions like Aleppo's ancient city which has been ravaged by war.
Iraq crisis: ISIL militants declare 'Caliphate'
Baghdad: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - Sunni militants fighting across Syria and Iraq - have proclaimed the establishment of a "caliphate" in a move that experts say could signal the birth of a new era of transnational jihadism.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
The Financial Mirror
Danish navy off Cyprus picks up last of Syria chemical weapons
The Danish vessel "Ark Futura", as part of the joint OPCW-UN mission has picked up the last consignment of Syria's chemical weapons, the embassy of Denmark in Cyprus announced.