Syria Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Civilians in Syria suffering - a living tragedy' with no end in sight, UN human rights expert warnsRead the original story

    Thursday | United Nations

    In the Tishreen camp for displaced persons in Aleppo, Syria, residents go about their daily lives. Photo: UNICEF/Razan Rashidi 3 September 2015 – With nearly half Syria's population now displaced or made refugees by a "protracted and chaotic" conflict, the head of a United Nations-mandated human rights inquiry today warned that while the world watches, civilians, Syrians of all backgrounds, are being subjected to war crimes, as well as other gross violations of their human rights.


  2. 'My children slipped through my hands'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... was taking in water on its way to Greece. Abdullah, whose surname is given by Turkish media as Kurdi but sources in Syria say is actually called Shenu, lost his three-year-old son Aylan, four-year-old son Ghaleb and wife Rihana in the tragedy. His ...


  3. The building believed to the renowned ancient Roman temple Baal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    The building believed to the renowned ancient Roman temple Baal Shamin in the Syrian city of Palmyra is blown up by explosives. Photo: Kyodo The Islamic State does not respect culture or history.


  4. Q&A: Syria's civil war at the root of migrant crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bennington Banner

    ... cities as governments try to halt a human tide heading north. There seems to be no letup to the horrors triggered by Syria's civil war. The images have sparked an international uproar over the human cost of the crisis and spurred calls for serious ...


  5. Letting Syria die, watching Syrians drownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... now also contributing in one way or another. To say the American-led coalition effort has failed to stop the war in Syria would be true enough. It would also be disingenuous, for two reasons. The first is that to have allowed ISIL to expand the ...


  6. Syrian toddler, family died seeking safe homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Two-year-old Aylan Kurdi was born into a country eaten up by war. His parents, Abdullah and Rehen, only wanted a better life for Aylan and his 4-year-old brother, Galip, than they had in Kobani, Syria.


  7. Q&A: Syria's civil war at the root of ...Sep 3, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 file photo, provided by Aleppo Media Center , an anti-Bashar Assad activist group, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian citizens inspect an unexploded barrel of explosives which was dropped from a Syrian forces helicopter, on a street in Aleppo, Syria. Barrel bombs, suicide bombs, beheadings and starvation _ to name just a few horrors.


  8. Airman likely left to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    ... 6. The city fell in May to ISIS, a militant group that wants to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria. ISIS has also claimed responsibility for attacks in other countries in the Middle East. The governor of the Asir region in ...


  9. Syrian ex-asylum seekers in Wellington urge Government to up refugee quotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... for the government to do more, particularly after an image of a young boy washed up on a beach, drowned trying to flee Syria, shocked the world on Thursday. He is one in a flood of immigrants trying to seek refuge in Europe, where politicians are ...


  10. How a small Syrian child came to be washed up on a beach in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of India

    ... easternmost islands each day. It is considered one of the safest routes to Europe and beyond. The majority are from Syria though some have also fled Afghanistan and Iraq. The UN's refugee agency, the UNHCR, says the number crossing the Mediterranean ...


  11. Voices: For migrants, harrowing journeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    ... 2015. The Gevgelija-Presevo journey is just a part of the journey that the refugees, the vast majority of them from Syria, are forced to make along the so-called Balkan corridor, which takes them from Turkey, across Greece, Macedonia and Serbia to ...


  12. Syria: Satellite images confirm Palmyras Temple of Bel destroyedRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Jacksonville Daily News

    A satellite image shows the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said.


  13. Syrian refugee tells how he survived boat sinking in waters where Aylan Kurdi drownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Independent

    ... Firas told the IRC. "Even if I had to swim all the way from Turkey. It's better to die trying than just die back in Syria." Read more: Refugee crisis - live blog Syrian boy's family 'tried to seek refuge in Canada' Sign The Independent's petition to ...


  14. The story of Alan Kurdi's familyRead the original story

    Thursday | Newsday

    The drowned boy who washed up on a Turkish beach on Wednesday, whose picture cut through the refugee debate in an instant, was three-year-old Alan Kurdi from Kobane in Syria. Alan set out early that morning from Turkey for the Greek island of Kos with his father Abdullah, mother Rehan, and five-year-old brother Galip.


  15. Migrants cling to west-bound train, refuse Hungarian campRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thanh Nein News

    Migrants storm into a train at the Keleti train station in Budapest, Hungary, September 3, 2015 as Hungarian police withdrew from the gates after two days of blocking their entry. Photo: Reuters/Laszlo Balogh Migrants threw themselves onto railway lines and scuffled with helmeted riot police trying to take them to a reception center in Hungary on Thursday, forced from a train in desperate scenes symbolic of a European asylum system brought to breaking point.


  16. Member of Dutch air force may have joined ISIS in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    - The Dutch Defence Ministry says that a serving member of the country's air force may have travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The ministry released little information about the case Thursday, saying only that it was a 26-year-old ...


  17. Family of drowned toddler 'repeatedly displaced' in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    The family of toddler Aylan whose lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach had been repeatedly displaced by Syria's brutal four-year war, a local journalist said Thursday. Images of the child wearing a red T-shirt and blue shorts spread like wildfire through social media and his plight has dominated international headlines, in a heart-rending symbol of the mortal risks faced by tens of thousands of refugees desperate to reach Europe by sea.


  18. Kerry: Fight against Daesh needs troops on the ground, but they won't be AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Bawaba

    ... without naming which specific countries would potentially contribute ground forces to a theoretical intervention in Syria's bloody four year civil conflict. Kerry did however identify "people in Syria," and "Syrians oppositionists," Kerry's ...


  19. Politics this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Economist

    ... Turkish beach, prompted calls for more to be done. In Budapest's main railway station crowds of migrants, mainly from Syria, staged protests when authorities stopped them from travelling on. Around 50,000 migrants crossed Hungary's borders in August ...


  20. Migrants lay on train tracks in Hungary, seeking passage to westRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Hungarian policemen stand by the family of migrants protesting on the tracks at the railway station in the town of Bicske, Hungary, September 3, 2015. Migrants threw themselves onto train tracks and fled from police trying to take them to a reception centre in Hungary on Thursday as authorities sought to end a standoff that has become symbolic of a European asylum system brought to breaking point.