Category Archives: Syria

UN Refugee Agency

Maybe instead of using an unknown help, people could donate to a well-known agency. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. In more than six decades, the agency has helped people restart their lives. Today, a staff of more than […]

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Syrian Relief Fund Syrian Relief Fund(SRF) was established in 2013 by a group of local Syrians trying to make a difference to the suffering of Syrian civilians. Our main aim is to tackle the URGENT health and food needs. SRF will work with various charitable organisations and our work will cover both local and overseas charity work. […]

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Syria’s Toys

Russia has put forward a proposal to prevent military action against Syria – it has asked the Syrian government to put its chemical weapons stockpiles under international control and then have them destroyed. But how feasible would this be? Kid analogy: we heard you throw a toy at little Jimmy, now give us all your […]

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Syria Denies Claims

The Syrian government has denied that it used chemical weapons in the August 21 attack, saying that jihadists fighting with the rebels used them in an effort to turn global sentiments against the regime. I think this shows us the basic issue when the international community is debating about intervening in a nation’s internal […]

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US President Obama Still Wants to Intervine (?)

Declaring himself “war-weary” but determined to hold Syria accountable for using banned chemical weapons, President Barack Obama said Friday he was considering a limited response to what U.S. intelligence assessed with “high confidence” as a Syrian attack that killed more than 1,400 people. Questions: using weapons in your own country, against your very own […]

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British Gov.: No War!

The United Kingdom is out of the (possibly) upcoming war on Syria. British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to opt out of an attack on Syria left the Obama administration largely on its own as it continued to build its case, at home and internationally, for a coalition-backed military strike to punish the Syrian regime […]

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