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Malta Independent: Europe ‘seriously underestimating possibility of IS militants infiltrating Italy or Malta’

No surprise….

  News from Davos! at the Malta Independent:

“Islamic State militants have taken over practically the whole area from where migrant crossings are launched and are effectively running the whole show, a prominent Libyan politician has warned. 131 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Syrians find safety, hospitality in São Paulo

Matt Sandy – Al Jazeera, 1/22/2015

Three-year-old Mirna held a doll in one hand and played with her tangled coffee-colored hair in the other. She flashed a smile and asked, “Tudo bem?” 79 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Syrian refugees face a new kind of hell

“Words simply cannot describe the sorrow and despair facing Syrian refugees in Lebanon today,” stated Lynn Tabbara, a co-founder of Intaliqi, a Lebanese-based NGO set up in 2013 to empower socially disadvantaged women in refugee camps across the country. 1,000 more words


My Village Hopes

By Samer Khoury

A great moment of my life is when I stand on top of our village’s mountain at sunset. It’s like holding your beloved while closing your eyes imagining a future in which both of you thrive. 195 more words


Turkish border is a two-way street: easy for French Islamic terror suspect to leave and others to come in

There is a very informative article today about what is happening in Turkey where it is believed that the Paris ‘wife’ (Hayat Boumeddiene) of one of the recent Muslim killers easily slipped into Turkey and then equally easily crossed into the IS stronghold in Syria. 456 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Shourbat al adass al ahmar -- or the warmth of home

Tonight we are expecting the temperature to go down to minus two.  No snow yet, sadly.  But I have brought in a lemon tree from the garden, hoping to save the fruit that grew on it this summer.  882 more words

Lebanese Recipes, Memory And Culture