More than 3 million Syrian refugees
The UN refugee agency says that Syrians have become the second largest refugee population in the world after the Palestinians, overtaking Afghans, who had held that place for more than three decades. According to a report about the situation on mid year 2014, there were more than 3 million Syrian refugees in June which represents […]
The Pope and the Middle East
Pope Francis appealed repeatedly to peace in the Middle East during his visit to the Holy Land in reference to the Syrian war and the Israel-Palestinian conflict. He made an unscheduled stop at the separation wall near Bethlehem to pray there and invited the presidents of Israel and Palestine to go to the Vatican to pray together for peace with him.
Call for a "localised" ceasefire in Syria
Click over to whatever website you visit most frequently to get news. Find the third headline on the page. Make sure that headline is in your post.
– Did you hear it?: “Kerry, Lavrov call for ‘localized’ ceasefire in Syria ahead of Geneva II talks”.
– I wonder what “localized” exactly means.
Christmas message from the Holy Land
In his Christmas message, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Archbishop Fouad Twal, has called on the faithful not to forget Syria, warned against Israeli settlement building, and revealed that Pope Francis will be visiting Israel, Palestine and Jordan next May.
Jordan replaces Saudi Arabia at the Security Council
Jordan was elected to serve on the UN Security Council for two-years beginning on 1 January 2014 and fill the seat that Saudi Arabia won and rejected earlier in November.
1.1 million Syrian refugee children
Over 1.1 million Syrian children have registered as refugees with UNHCR worldwide. Of this number, some 75 per cent are under the age of 12. Children represent 52 per cent of the total Syrian refugee population, which now exceeds 2.2 million.
Syria: no money for the refugees and the Domino Effect warning
UN says it can run out of money for some of the Syrian refugee camps by June, above all in Jordan where there are more than 385.500 refugees from a total of 1,221,500 in all the region around Syria after more than two years of war and, according to the UN more than 70.000 dead […]
More than a Million Syrian Refugees, and what can we do?
After more than two years of war according to the UN Refugee Agency there are 1,221,491 Syrian refugees in the region and counting…. Of them 963,415 are registered and 258,076 awaiting registration. according to the UNHCR, the country more loaded of refugees is Lebanon, with 396,931 refugees, followed by Jordan with 385,545. Then appears Turkey […]
We are at the Olympics: Watch at Syria!
Historically the olympic spirit made the countries at war to sustain truces during the games, but now the Olympics are just a Public Opinion distractions from the wars of the world to the sports, and a perfect opportunity to the powerful to do and undo whatever they want getting unnoticed or at least less noticed […]
God and reason in the Middle East
“The unbreakable bond between love of God and love of neighbor, and the fundamental contradiction of resorting to violence or exclusion in the name of God”. this is what the Pope Benedict XVI said to the religious Muslims leaders and academics in Jordan. A truth that is so many times forget in the Middle East, […]