Refugees

Syrian family arrested in Greece after suitcase smuggling bid

2017/03/07 At: 01:09

A Syrian family has been arrested after a mother attempted to smuggle her 23-year-old son from a Greek island to the mainland in a suitcase. The woman had been given …

Syrian invents game changing software to help war-torn families communicate

2017/02/17 At: 23:05

Few inventors can call their brainchilds a “game changer”. But that is exactly what the grand jury at the European Youth Awards called Abdul Rahman Alashraf’s creation. The young Syrian …



Europe is failing to help a generation of traumatised children

2016/12/27 At: 23:25

Everyone knows there’s an international refugee crisis. But there is a vital issue that’s in danger of being missed – the terrible psychological damage that’s being done to millions of …

Refugees shop with blink of an eye in Jordan’s Zaatari camp

2016/12/25 At: 17:20

At a supermarket cash register in Zaatari refugee camp, a shopper looks into a small screen as a device scans her iris. The machine checks the customer’s identity before allowing …

Refugees rehoused in Greece as temperatures drop

2016/12/25 At: 17:16

Thousands of refugees and migrants will be relocated indoors from tent camps in Greece as temperatures fell below zero for the first time, the UN refugee agency said Thursday. The …

Half of Syrian refugees in Turkey are under 18

2016/12/25 At: 17:14

Over 1.3 million Syrian refugees in the country are under the age of 18, the Interior Ministry has revealed Thursday. According to the figures collected by the Directorate General of …

Ahlan Bear: Stuffed animal welcomes Syrian children to Canada

2016/12/25 At: 17:13

(Middle East Eye)- Sasha Naffaa knows how lonely it can be to leave your friends behind when you move to a new country. That’s why the fourth grader hopes a …