Tag Archives: Syrian Refugees

Video: CNN – Syrian Refugees Find Conditions Grim

Syrian families finding a new set of desperate conditions in refugee camps in Jordan. CNN’s Barbara Starr reports.

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Angelina Jolie Pushes Plight of Refugees in Iraq

BAGHDAD — Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is in Iraq meeting with leaders about the plight of an estimated 50,000 refugees who fled to escape violence in Syria. A government statement said Jolie on Saturday urged Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari to … Continue reading

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Jolie Fears for Syrian Refugees in Winter

ANKARA, Turkey — Hollywood star Angelina Jolie says that with winter approaching, she is concerned about the plight of hundreds of thousands of Syrians forced to flee their homes. Jolie, a special envoy for the U.N. refugee agency, was speaking … Continue reading

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Video: Angelina Jolie in Jordan

American actress Angelina Jolie visits the Syrian refugees in Jordan.

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Turkey Shifts Syrian Refugees from Borders

By: Henry Ridgwell KILIS, TURKEY — Turkey has begun moving some of the tens of thousands of Syrian refugees on its soil away from the border area. United Nations officials, including actress Angelina Jolie, visited one of the refugee camps Thursday. The … Continue reading

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Video: CNN – Life Inside a Syrian Refugee Camp

Dr. Rajiv Shah tells Christiane Amanpour about his visit to one of the refugee camps for Syrians in Jordan.

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Twins Born in Turkey, Returned to Syrian Border

By: Paul Schemm BAB AL-SALAMEH, Syria — Pregnant with twins, Fatima Abdallah survived shelling, hid under relatives’ beds and went without food during a treacherous weekslong trip across the Syrian border. Safely in a Turkish hospital, she gave birth to … Continue reading

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Turkey begins aid distribution on Syrian border

By: Daren Butler Turkey has begun handing out food and other humanitarian aid to Syrians right on their common border as the worsening conflict in Syria makes aid distribution there increasingly difficult, Turkey’s disaster and emergency body said on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Cyprus prepares for up to 200,000 Syrian refugees

By: Luke Baker NICOSIA, Cyprus – Cyprus has drawn up plans to take in up to 200,000 refugees from the fighting in Syria, where the crackdown by government troops against opposition forces has intensified in recent weeks. While the figures are … Continue reading

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Qabbani launches campaign to help Syrian refugees

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammad Rashid Qabbani, launched Wednesday a campaign to provide relief to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, calling on people to support the displaced. Qabbani made the announcement during his meeting with members of the board … Continue reading

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