AP PHOTOS: Youngest refugees bear brunt of Syrian war woes
MAFRAQ, Jordan (AP) — Gathered on the desert floor, the Askar family chants prayers for their 1-year-old daughter Jawahir, who died of malnutrition and is buried beneath the sands of their informal refugee camp far from their Syrian hometown.
20 September, 2013 Child labor rising among Lebanon’s Syria refugees: UNICEF By Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian refugees in Lebanon are becoming increasingly reliant on child labor to earn money for families now desperate to maintain basic necessities, the director of the United Nations children's agency said. Unlike ot...
30 December, 2017 Gazan dies after border clash with Israel forces A Gazan died on Saturday after being wounded by Israeli fire during a protest on the border over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a Palestinian health official said. Jamal Muslih, 20, of Al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza, had been...
16 March, 2016 AP PHOTOS: Syria refugee children fear for their future MAFRAQ, Jordan (AP) — About half of the 4.8 million Syrians who fled their homeland are children, and some of the most vulnerable live in dozens of makeshift tent camps, including in Jordan, which has taken in close to 640,000 refugees.
28 March, 2014 Rights group slams Syria’s failure to allow aid access Syria has failed to comply with a UN resolution calling for unimpeded humanitarian access to civilians throughout the country, the Human Rights Watch group said on Friday. By refusing to allow aid to cross opposition-held border crossings, the Syrian government "is undermining aid […]
6 September, 2012 Syrian troops take town on refugee flight route After hours of heavy shelling, Syrian troops recaptured a border town Thursday in what activists said was a government attempt to stem the flood of people fleeing their country's civil war.