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All Posts Tagged With: "Syria"

Contestant No. 2: Slideshow: Who Are the Druze?

Learn more about the faith, culture and history of the Druze, a tight-knit social and religious community with an estimated one million members worldwide.

Jul 29th, 2009 | Comments

One Woman’s Brave Struggle to Expose “Honor Killings”

An award-winning Jordanian author chronicles how her reporting exposed the often accepted practice of murdering women in the name of family honor.

Jul 29th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: U.S. Drones Strike Taliban, Chinese Authorities Arrest Prominent Dissident

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 24th, 2009 | Comments

Ten Worst Countries to Be a Blogger

The Committee to Protect Journalists names the ten worst countries in the world to be a blogger.

Apr 30th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Tsvangirai’s Wife Killed in Car Crash; U.S.-Syria Talks to Begin

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 6th, 2009 | Comments

Europe To Host Up to 10,000 Iraqi Refugees

The European Union announced on November 27 that it will provide asylum for to up to 10,000 Iraqi refugees currently living in Jordan and Syria.

Dec 1st, 2008 | Comments

Senior U.S. Official Visits Syria to Discuss Iraqi Refugees

James Foley, the U.S. State Department senior coordinator for Iraqi refugees, is meeting with Middle East officials this week to discuss Iraqi refugee needs in the region and, ultimately, to speed up the process of admitting Iraqi refugees to the U.S.

Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

Iraqi Exodus: Production Diary II: A Day at the Museum

As the stories of suffering in Iraq and subsequent frustration in Syria pile up, director Tania Rahkmanova takes a short break and visits a museum.

Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

Iraqi Exodus: Video: Syrian Ambassador on the Impact of Refugees

In this WIDE ANGLE web exclusive, Bashar Ja'afari, the Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, describes how Iraqi refugees have changed life in Syria.

Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

Iraqi Exodus: Production Diary I: Welcome to Syria

Filmmaker Tania Rahkmanova arrives in Syria to film "Iraqi Exodus."

Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

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Iraqi Exodus: Video: Full Episode

WIDE ANGLE reports from the frontlines of the staggering refugee crisis in the Middle East as Iraqis flee their war-torn country.

Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

Iraqi Exodus: Production Diary III: A Family Still Torn Apart by War

Filmmaker Tania Rahkmanova recounts the story of a family still separated by war.

Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

U.S. Admits More Iraqi Refugees

In May, the United States accepted 1,141 Iraqi refugees--the most the U.S. has accepted in a given month. The Bush administration projected it could admit almost 8,000 more refugees by the end of September, closing in on (but not guaranteeing) its goal of 12,000 refugees by fiscal year-end.

Jun 19th, 2008 | Comments

Future for Lebanon: Timeline: Lebanon from 1920 to 2005

A timeline of the history of Lebanon in the 20th Century.

Jul 19th, 2005 | Comments
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