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Britain to admit 3,000 Syrian child refugees from camps

April 22, 2016

The British government announced yesterday its intention to take in 3,000 Syrian refugees, all of them minors, who are currently in refugee camps in countries neighboring Syria. 241 more words

Islamic History

Russia asks UN to blacklist 2 powerful Syrian rebel groups

April 28, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia said Wednesday it has asked the U.N. Security Council to blacklist two powerful Syrian rebel groups that it considers “terrorist organizations,” one which is playing a key role in political negotiations aimed at ending the five-year conflict. 266 more words

Islamic History

Russia asks UN to blacklist 2 powerful Syrian rebel groups

April 28, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia said Wednesday it has asked the U.N. Security Council to blacklist two powerful Syrian rebel groups that it considers “terrorist organizations,” one which is playing a key role in political negotiations aimed at ending the five-year conflict. 266 more words

Levant

Panic in Damascus: Syria and the Responsibility of Intervention

In Syria today, the largest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War is daily perpetuated by ambiguities surrounding sovereign immunity and the justness of intervention. Mediating the stew of interests boiling over in the Levant has become a sort of Millennium Prize Problem for an international community increasingly concerned with justice, its complexity baffling the keenest of diplomatic minds. 1,009 more words

Theory

The Man Engine- who invented it?

The Levant Man engine disaster will be forever linked with the word ‘Man Engine’.

Iron straps holding the man engine rod to the beam separated the miners  from a successful journey and death. 1,062 more words

William West

Syrian family aims to cycle 1,100 km to Ankara to thank Erdoğan 'for embracing refugees'

14-4-2016 Thursday

A Syrian family aims to cycle to the Turkish capital Ankara to “thank President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for embracing Syrian refugees”.

30-year-old Mulhem al-Said, his wife Mey Besrini, 20, their toddler Hamza and six-month-old baby Huzeyfe started pedaling from Midyat district in Turkey’s southeastern Mardin province and have arrived in southeastern Şanlıurfa province. 108 more words

Islamic History

Syrian family aims to cycle 1,100 km to Ankara to thank Erdoğan 'for embracing refugees'

14-4-2016 Thursday

A Syrian family aims to cycle to the Turkish capital Ankara to “thank President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for embracing Syrian refugees”.

30-year-old Mulhem al-Said, his wife Mey Besrini, 20, their toddler Hamza and six-month-old baby Huzeyfe started pedaling from Midyat district in Turkey’s southeastern Mardin province and have arrived in southeastern Şanlıurfa province. 108 more words

Levant