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Pope Francis made news across the globe last week when during his visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, he took 12 Syrian refugees with him to the Vatican. All 12 Syrian refugees rescued by Pope Francis are Muslims and they come from three families. The 79 year old Pope
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Due to the many attacks in Europe and their terroristic activity in Europe, ISIS is a term everybody knows. Everybody has heard of their violent behavior in the Middle East and their beheadings and killing methods. In 2016, ISIS already exists for a few years continuously. How is ISIS currently
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In a good news for the forces fighting the deadly Islamist terrorist outfit ISIS or Islamic State, one of the top Islamic State leaders,  commander Omar al-Shishani has been confirmed as “clinically dead” for several days after getting hit by a US air strike in northern Syria. Rami Abdel Rahman, who
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The ratio of Swedes supporting stricter asylum has gone alarmingly up – a recent survey findings reveal that as many as seven out of ten Swedes support the new and controversial decision to tighten the asylum rules. When Prime Minister Stefan Löfvens announded that Sweden would impose stricter asylum rules and
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A top Iranian military commander has been killed by ISIS in Syria, where he was advising the Syrian army in its fight against extremists, Iranian state media reported Friday. France said yesterday it had carried out a second wave of strikes overnight on Islamic State targets in Syria and accused
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Russia is openly supporting the Syrian leader Bassar al-Assad as the battle for Syria’s second most important city begins in earnest between President Assad’s army and the opposition group represented by the Free Syrian Army. It has been three weeks since President Putin decided to intervene in Syria with the
Syrian refugees, fleeing the violence in their country, cross the border into the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq September 4, 2013. The Syrian refugee crisis may worsen if there is no international reaction in response to last month's alleged chemical weapons attack, Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday. The two-year Syrian conflict has escalated, driving 2 million refugees abroad, uprooting 5 million within the country and taking at least 100,000 lives, Davutoglu said. Every day, about 5,000 Syrians cross the borders into Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq.  Picture taken September 4, 2013.  REUTERS/ Haider Ala (IRAQ - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)

The sight of Syrian war refugees trying to escape a country ravaged by war and find sanctuary in Europe has made quite an impact all over the world. In fact, nothing was as moving as the picture of 3-year old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, lying dead on a Turkish beach
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STOCKHOLM:  I have been watching pictures coming from the refugee camps formed at European borders with great interest. A lot of these stories are stories of pain and suffering – the nadir of human despair – making people leave their homes of years and letting them out on an unknown
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It is a matter of great sorrow ,that around 150 people are believed to have drowned off western Libya after a fishing boat and a smaller boat carrying migrants sank in the Mediterranean, Libyan and international relief officials said on Friday. A spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent, Mohamed al-Misrati, put the