Refugees from Syria and Iraq help visitors at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology make connections between history and the present day.
The Daas family has been without a home since early 2015. After ISIS invaded their hometown of Palmyra, Syria, they escaped to Turkey, then took a boat to Greece and are now trying to rebuild their lives in Bavaria, Germany. It's one thing to find safety, but they're discovering it's much harder to make a home.
Lebanon has the world's largest per-capita concentration of refugees. When Syrian activists planned a demonstration in Beirut to “defend the rights of Syrians in Lebanon,” the authorities slapped a ban on protesting across the board.
More than 1 million Syrian refugees live in Lebanon, and about 10,000 die each year. The vast majority of them are Sunni Muslims, whose faith prohibits cremation. In a country about one-third of the size of Belgium, burial space has become a pressing issue. One Syrian is doing his part to help.
In 2016, Japan received a record number of applications for refugee status. It rejected 99 percent of them.
A Syrian passport once cost $9 and took only a few hours to issue. As the Syrian conflict enters its seventh year, Syrians in Turkey are paying up to $2,000 and waiting for months to get one of the world’s weakest passports.
The war in Syria has had devastating effects on access to education for children remaining in Syria, and for those who are now refugees. Zainab Abdo, 21, is one of them.
This year, Rachel Miller's family in the Boston area is sharing the Jewish holiday of Passover with a Syrian family living with them for the year.
Mental health is the latest casualty of the refugee crisis.
The US launched its first direct strike on the Syrian regime Friday morning local time after a suspected Damascus-ordered chemical attack killed at least 70 people Tuesday in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun. The attack inspired US President Donald Trump to bomb a Syrian airfield. But will it change his thinking about Syrian refugees?
When you think of a refugee camp, what comes to mind? Not avocados and wedding gowns, right? But those are some of the things you can find in Zataari, the Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.