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Archaeologists in Switzerland prepare for post-war Syria


By Thomas Stephens

OCT 26, 2016 – 11:00

This undated photo released on August 25, 2015, on a social media site used by Islamic State militants shows the destruction of the 2,000-year-old Syrian Temple of Baalshamin. 1,409 more words


11/22/16 - Striving for Health Justice: The Reality of Syrian Refugees & Displaced Populations

With almost 4 million Syrian refugees and 60 million displaced people worldwide, the migrant crisis is “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era,” according to António Guterres, the former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 220 more words


Red Crescent

Red Crescent


What’s left behind

In towns, on plains of blood


And everywhere

In the west

Of Asia

They look for

Our families taken… 50 more words

Our first night in Iran

Iran is a huge country and there was a lot of ground to cover in just one month. The plan was to concentrate our time in the central and western parts of the country before heading to the north west tip to cross into Armenia. 756 more words

Syria: Aid Groups and The U.N. Say Access To People Needing Life-Saving Supplies is "Unacceptable"


© AFP/File | The Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivers aid boxes to the besieged rebel bastion of Douma on May 26, 2016

GENEVA (AFP) – Humanitarian access to Syria’s besieged areas is “wholly unacceptable”, the UN said Friday as it announced that just one aid convoy had completed deliveries this month. 288 more words

In Libya Red Crescent says number of migrant bodies found on coast rises to 133

Migrants hoping to reach Italy from Libya pay hundreds of dollars to traffickers for a place in a boat. The vessels are often flimsy and ill-equipped for the journey across the Mediterranean. 224 more words