While the refugee crisis in Europe has grabbed headlines, Lebanon is now hosting more than 1 million Syrians. Many live in crippling poverty, dreaming of the home they left behind or of a better life in the West, while others…
Palmyra, Syria, was invaded by the Islamic State last year. But the ancient city was still standing in the winter of 2014 when Mahmoud Hariri began recreating it in clay and wood.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats have blocked a House-passed bill that would crack down on Syrian and Iraqi refugees coming to the U.S.
In his final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama called attention to recent rhetoric that targets people’s race or religion. “This isn’t a matter of political correctness” he said.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
A Syrian refugee is among those invited to sit in first lady Michelle Obama's visitor box to watch the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
A group of Syrian documentary filmmakers is working to put a human face to a conflict defined by numbers.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Incendiary rhetoric has seeped into 2016 presidential politics, surfaced in the public debate over accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S. and popped up repeatedly following terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino.
By Larisa Epatko
Read about one Syrian family’s journey to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the people who are helping them.
By Larisa Epatko
In 2015, Syrian refugees continued to flee a bloody civil war, nations unified over climate change and the Internet was divided over the color of a dress. Take the year-end edition of our world news quiz to see how much…
By Ross Sylvestri
A group of 163 Syrian refugees received a special welcome early Friday morning from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other politicians at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
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