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April 18, 2018 5:43 PM Hundreds of Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon

BEIRUT – Hundreds of refugees in a southeastern Lebanese town returned to Syria in what they say is a voluntary decision to return to homes in the war-torn country. Lebanon's National News Agency says about 500 men, women and children boarded buses in the town of Chebaa that will take them back to Beit Jinn in Syria, close to the Lebanese border 80

April 18, 2018 4:05 PM Hundreds of refugees return to Syria from Lebanon

SHEBAA, Lebanon (Reuters) - Several hundred Syrians who have lived for years as refugees in Lebanon left for their home country on Wednesday in a rare case of a mass return of those who left the country since the Syrian civil war began in 2011. Nearly 500 people, including children and the elderly, left the Shebaa area in southeast Lebanon in 15 buses 73

April 8, 2018 10:50 PM Trump and others condemn chemical attack in Syria that Russia calls a 'hoax'

Video shows Syrians affected by chemical attack This still image, taken from a video posted by the Aleppo Media Center, shows a young boy in an ambulance after an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, on August 17, 2016. It took nearly an hour to dig the boy, identified as Omran Daqneesh, out from the rubble, an activist told CNN. The airstrike destroyed his home, where 73

April 8, 2018 12:12 PM Syrians in Raqqa afraid, angry, frustrated as they rebuild

RAQQA, Syria – Six months after the Islamic State group was driven out, residents of the Syrian city of Raqqa feel they have been abandoned as the world moves on. They are trying to rebuild but fear everyone around them: the Kurdish-led militia that administers the majority Arab city; Syrian government forces nearby; gangs who kidnap or rob whoever shows 57

March 30, 2018 8:40 AM France's Macron gives backing to Syrian Democratic Forces

France's Macron gives backing to Syrian Democratic Forces French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged support to the Syrian Democratic Forces, members of whom he met with in Paris to discuss the conflict in northern Syria. In a statement Friday, the Elysee said Macron praised the group commonly called the SDF, saying it is courageously fighting the Islamic 64

March 1, 2018 4:02 PM 2 Syrian refugees on trial in Germany on terrorism charges

BERLIN – Two Syrians have gone on trial in Berlin on allegations they fought with Islamic extremist organizations in their home country. Abdulmalk A., 31, and Anas Ibrahim A.S., 26, who came to Germany as refugees in 2015, went on trial Thursday in Berlin state court on charges of membership in a terrorist organization. Their last names were withheld 56

February 25, 2018 9:42 PM Greek police arrest drivers transporting Syrians near border

THESSALONIKI, Greece – Greek police say they have arrested two Syrian citizens on suspicion of transporting 20 people who allegedly had entered the country illegally from Turkey. Police said a 30-year-old driving an SUV tried to speed away after being spotted near Greece's northeastern border with Turkey. The vehicle ended up in a ditch and police discovered 56

February 15, 2018 6:26 PM Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded: sources

MOSCOW (Reuters) - About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter. A Russian military doctor said around 100 had been killed, and a source who knows several of the fighters said the death toll was in excess of 80 men. The timing 68

February 13, 2018 7:46 PM King says Jordanians 'let down" by international community

AMMAN, Jordan – Jordan's King Abdullah II says that "life for Jordanians today is very, very tough" as a result of a large refugee influx and that he feels the international community has "let down our people." He spoke to Russia's TASS news agency in comments published Tuesday, ahead of a trip to Russia. Abdullah praised "the work that Russia and Jordan 41

February 13, 2018 1:51 PM Venezuela’s Misery Fuels Migration on Epic Scale

Residents flee crumbling economy in numbers that echo Syrians to Europe, Rohingya to Bangladesh CÚCUTA, Colombia—Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans are fleeing their country’s misery and pouring across borders into nearby countries, particularly Colombia, creating a sharpening challenge for the region. As the collapse of Venezuela’s economy deepens 69