Syrian Refugees Flood Jordan

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the number of Syrians registered as refugees or awaiting registration as refugees has now passed the 2 million mark.   Of the 2 million refugees, Lebanon hosts the most with some 720,000 refugees. The country with the next highest influx of refugees is Jordan, which […]

Kidnappings reported as Lebanese strain under Syrian refugee load

Cyber bullying troubles Indiana middle school

Global Politics

One of nation’s toughest bullying laws takes effect today

Global Politics

Facebook frenemies bigger problem than predators

Number of Displaced Surge as Conflict in Syria Continues

According to the United Nations, the 2012 refugee level was the highest it’s been since 1994. One of the hardest hit areas is Syria, where more than a quarter of the population has already been displaced–and that number is only expected to grow. Throughout Syria’s two-year civil war, more than 5.75 million Syrians have been […]

Ahmadi Muslims: Facing Persecution Abroad, But Finding a Home in the US

Conflict & Justice

Facing persecution abroad, more Ahmadi Muslims are finding a home in the US.

Number of Syrian Refugees May Grow to Three Million by End of Year

Global Politics

The UN announced the number of Syrians refugees who’ve fled their country officially hit one million. Antonio Guterres, head of the UN’s Refugee Agency, the UNHCR, says that could triple by the end of this year.

Growing Sense of Emergency As Syrian Refugee Population Hits 1 Million

There is a growing sense of emergency about the Syrian refugees who continue to pour into neighboring countries, as they flee Syria’s ongoing civil war. According to UN estimates, the number of Syrian refugees living in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Iraq, has exceeded the million mark. Last week at an international conference on Syria, […]

Conditions for Syrian Refugees Continue to Worsen

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to visit refugee camps in Turkey today as part of a regional tour for talks on the Syria crisis.  Since the Syrian uprising began in March 2011, hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled their homes, seeking safety and medical treatment from neighboring Turkey. The influx of refugees is straining […]