Syrian Foods That Are Literally Impossible to Dislike

Syrian Foods That Are Literally Impossible to Dislike

by Shams Farid

The civil war in Syria has caused millions of Syrians to flee their war-torn country. Images of men, women and children living in camps, walking vast distances and risking perilous journeys to safety are commonplace.   Syria has an ancient food culture and was once — believe it or not — a bread basket for the Middle […]

Mezze: The Syrian Restaurant in Portugal That’s Helping Refugees in Very a Big Way

Mezze: The Syrian Restaurant in Portugal That’s Helping Refugees in Very a Big Way

The civil war in Syria has left more than just a death toll and destroyed cities. It has also left in its wake a refugee crisis that is considered to be the biggest since World War II.   This crisis of diaspora and dispossession was worsened by the wave of conservative nationalism sweeping the most […]

Airbnb Offers Free Housing to Those Affected by the #MuslimBan

Airbnb Offers Free Housing to Those Affected by the #MuslimBan

  Airbnb, the hotel alternative service, is stepping up with a free offer for travelers not allowed into the United States, due to President Donald Trump’s ban on Syrian refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations. On Friday and Saturday, an estimated 100 to 200 people were prohibited from entering the US.     Brian Chesky, […]

America Says No to Trump’s #MuslimBan

America Says No to Trump’s #MuslimBan

  US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries for four months, refugees for three months, and Syrians indefinitely has become known as the “Muslim Ban,” and everyone is talking about it.   Even more importantly, many Americans are doing something about it. From a court case filed by the ACLU […]

New Yorkers Protest Proposed Ban on Muslim Immigration

New Yorkers Protest Proposed Ban on Muslim Immigration

  Thousands of New Yorkers protested President Trump’s proposal to ban immigrants from seven Muslim countries, gathering in New York City’s Washington Square Park just hours after the announcement.   The proposed executive order would prohibit people from Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and Iran from immigrating to the U.S. It would also restrict […]

This Video Shows the Not-So-Scary Truth About Syrian Refugees

This Video Shows the Not-So-Scary Truth About Syrian Refugees

  “They’re not like us,” the latest offering from Doctors of the World says about Syrian refugees. The short film aims to show the truth about them, which is, they’re just like every single one of us. “I’m a father,” “I’m a husband,” “I’m educated,” the refugees say.   Through interviews, Doctors of the World tries […]

What Does ‘Stand with Aleppo’ Mean?

What Does ‘Stand with Aleppo’ Mean?

My heart is so heavy…How could it possibly be so bad? Nobody should have to go through something so disturbing..I am so disgusted at humanity for allowing mass murders like this to happen…mothers and fathers feeling helpless, not being able to save and protect their innocent babies…real human beings are being tortured, killed, massacred, with […]

UAE Will Shelter 15,000 More Syrian Refugees in the Next 5 Years

UAE Will Shelter 15,000 More Syrian Refugees in the Next 5 Years

  Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, the Minister of State for International Cooperation, announced that the UAE will be hosting 15,000 Syrian refugees over the next five years.   “We meet at a critical time. The number of refugees and displaced persons is the largest in modern history. This crisis is being driven by a series […]

Donald Trump Jr. Posted a Meme About Syrian Refugees and the Internet Went Crazy

Donald Trump Jr. Posted a Meme About Syrian Refugees and the Internet Went Crazy

  The son of Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, has followed in the steps of his father and posted a controversial meme on Twitter supposedly explaining his dad’s stance on refugees. And of course, Twitter exploded with absolute anger towards Trump Jr.!     .@DonaldJTrumpJr pic.twitter.com/mUeNoTUfZM — Orlando Jones (@TheOrlandoJones) September 20, 2016 .@DonaldJTrumpJr you’re a […]

Children Are Being Sexually Abused at Greek Refugee Camps

Children Are Being Sexually Abused at Greek Refugee Camps

  Just when you thought nothing could be worse than fleeing your homeland with all its memories and resorting to a refugee camp in a foreign land, reality strikes; children as young as seven are being sexually abused in the toilets at Softex camp, an official European-based refugee camp in Greece.   “The parents are still in […]

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