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Monday | EurasiaNet

Armenia: New PM Appointed

Armenia appears to be settling down to a time of change -- via both the appointment of a new prime minister and, now, potentially, a new influx of refugees from Syria.


Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel, Hovik Abrahamian

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Nation

Palestinians from Syria ask for refugee status in Thailand

Dozens of Palestinians stranded in Thailand after fleeing war-torn Syria a year ago on Thursday petitioned the United Nations to speed up the process of granting them refugee status.


Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel, Thailand Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel

Sun Apr 06, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Int'l community mum on Kessab, U.S. to up Syria rebel support

PanARMENIAN.Net - Over 300 people including representatives of Armenian, Syrian and Russian social organizations gathered Friday, April 5 outside Syrian embassy in Moscow to commemorate the victims of Kessab events.


Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Daily Star

Tragic milestone: Lebanon's millionth refugee registered

TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Behind every refugee registration number is the story of a life that has been torn apart.


Related Topix: Lebanon Travel, Travel, Middle East Travel, Tripoli Lebanon, Lebanon Travel, Asia Travel

Thu Mar 27, 2014


ANKARA: Syrian Missile Systems Lock Onto Five Turkish Jets As Clashes Rage Across Border

SYRIAN MISSILE SYSTEMS LOCK ONTO FIVE TURKISH JETS AS CLASHES RAGE ACROSS BORDER Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey March 25 2014 ANKARA Syria has increased air strikes against the border town of Kassab in the governorate of Latakia, March 25. AA Photo Syrian air missile batteries locked onto five Turkish F-16 patrolling the Syrian border, the General ... (more)


Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Travel, Middle East Travel

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Straits Times

Singaporean being investigated for allegedly planning to take part in Syria conflict

A damaged building is seen at Husen village in Homs, after soldiers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad took control of it from rebel fighters, March 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel, Malaysia Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel

Thu Mar 20, 2014


Syria's Internet goes dark for several hours

On Thursday morning several Internet monitoring firms began reporting a halt of online traffic in and out of the war-torn country.


Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel

Wed Mar 19, 2014


The sex that helped us survive: Love and defiance in an Iranian prison

"Shane and I had been living in Syria for about a year when Josh came to visit. Shane was working as a freelance journalist, and I was teaching Iraqi refugees.We wanted to show Josh everything.


Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel

Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs C...

Essay: With Friends Like These...

For most of the twentieth century, inter-Arab politics were dominated by the doctrine of pan-Arabism, postulating the existence of "a single nation bound by the common ties of language, religion and history... behind the facade of a multiplicity of sovereign states".


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Syria, Travel, Middle East Travel

Al Bawaba

Syria slams US closure of its embassies as 'illegal'

The closed Syrian embassy is pictured in Washington on March 18, 2014. The US closed down Syria's embassy in Washington and ordered its remaining diplomatic staff to leave the country if they were not US citizens.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, us Travel, Travel, Middle East Travel

Russia Taday

'The US disables diplomacy to escalate Syrian civil war, degrade Assad regime'

The US could quickly find a path to peace in Syria, but instead it's prolonging a bloody civil war that is devastating the Syrian people in order to overthrow Assad's regime, Eugene Puryear, foreign affairs analyst from the ANSWER coalition told RT.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, Opinion

Tue Mar 18, 2014


President Obama orders Syrian embassy to close, its diplomats leave the country

During the third anniversary of the Syrian war, President Obama ordered Damascus to close its embassy, and expelled all diplomats on Tuesday, while still keeping diplomatic relations with President Bashar Assad.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, Travel, Middle East Travel

Mon Mar 17, 2014

The Mom Who Saved Syria's Jews

Three decades ago, Judy Feld Carr started smuggling members of Syria's minority Jewish community out of the country.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, Damascus, Syria Travel, Asia Travel, Israel