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An Update From Conscience International on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Below is a recent update I received from Conscience International, regarding the refugee crisis. All the funds we have raised over the past 12 months are going to specifically address projects mentioned below. 637 more words

Training Syrian Refugees in Turkey

We have started a project for training Syrian refugees in Istanbul, Turkey on how to defend themselves and build confidence. This project will stay for all the month of August and we will be celebrating their great work and training at the end of the Month.

Solving the World’s Problems – More bombs for Iraq

I don’t know who Koyun Baba was – some kind of local holy man perhaps, or maybe a shepherd with some forgotten claim to fame. Whoever he was, his name is preserved in that small corner of the Bodrum Peninsula where we like to spend our summer holiday, Koyunbaba Mahallesi. 1,598 more words

Human Rights

Presbytery Golf Tournament

We join with other Presbyterian churches in our area to support a Syrian refugee family so they may come to Canada. This golf tournament is being held in support of the fund. 28 more words

Missions

Saddam Hussein's Tomb Damaged In ISIS Fighting

BAGHDAD (AP) — The tomb of Iraq’s deceased dictator Saddam Hussein was damaged in clashes between militants from the Islamic State radical group and government soldiers in his hometown, according to local officials Tuesday. 571 more words

News

The Bears of Beirut documentary seeks funds to help Syrian refugees

Lebanon: Two gay men from Lebanon are seeking international support and taking recourse to crowd sourcing to help gay refugees streaming into their country from neighboring war-torn Syria. 432 more words

LGBT

Jordan's Informal Sector Being Crowded Out by Syrian Refugees

Link: http://www.majalla.com/eng/2014/07/article55250594?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AMideast%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_The%20Middle%20East%20Daily_7.28.14 (Written on July 27, 2014)

Summary: Jordan’s recent economic slump (unemployment rates went from 12.2% in 2012 to 14% in 2013) is further exacerbated by the influx of 1.4 million Syrian refugees now residing in the Hashemite Kingdom. 276 more words