Tayybeh: Refugee Women Bring the Flavors of Syria to Canada

Tayybeh: Refugee Women Bring the Flavors of Syria to Canada

by Nadine Arab

  One year ago, in the heart of Vancouver, a celebration of Syrian cuisine was born as known as Tayybeh. The initiative, founded by Cairene Nihal Elwan, aims to empower Syrian women in Vancouver through their community based dining experiences. Thanks to the women’s mad cooking skills and their authentic mouthwatering dishes, they now have […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Visit Syrian Refugees in Greece

‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Visit Syrian Refugees in Greece

  Game of Thrones‘ stars Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), Lena Heady (Cersei Lannister), and Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth) visited refugee camps in Greece with the International Rescue Committee‘s campaign “Rescue Has No Boundaries.” The stars called out EU leaders for their lack of efforts in helping refugees stranded in Greece. The campaign, using the hashtag #RealmToTheRescue, was […]

Refugee ‘Arabs Got Talent’ Winner Commits Suicide in Lebanon

Refugee ‘Arabs Got Talent’ Winner Commits Suicide in Lebanon

A Palestinian refugee from Syria, Hassan Rabeh, committed suicide on June 21, 2016. The 25-year-old dancer, who won 2013’s season of “Arabs Got Talent” with the dance grou, Sima, took his life by plunging from the seventh-floor apartment in Beirut.     “I’m nothing but a servant of God. My name is Hassan. Alsallam alekom! […]

Palestinian NGO Makes a Beautiful #Promise4Syria’s Kids This Ramadan

Palestinian NGO Makes a Beautiful #Promise4Syria’s Kids This Ramadan

  For 25 years the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund has been working around the region to help heal the wounds of war and occupation. The organization doesn’t take day offs, especially not in Ramadan. This holy month, the PCRF is focusing on a very special case that needs an abundance of love and charity, Syrian children. […]