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Iraqi Refugees

One survey respondent observed, "Humanitarian aid work is more and more like firefighting.  We are not the ones in charge
Sorting out post liberation Mosul will likely prove to be equally complex. Mosul, and much of the region of Iraqi Kurdistan
On this Independence Day weekend, as you celebrate our nation's freedom, I ask that you also give thanks for our wartime
Democratic leaders said the GOP is following the lead of presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Christian advocates are keen on getting recognition that the Christians faced genocide. They think it is the only way to get relief for Iraqi Christians, mainly through resettlement asylum outside the region. They are asking Secretary of State John Kerry to meet with them and hear their argument. It is sad that it has come to this.
Students at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA have come together to tell stories of but a fraction of the struggles faced by Syrian refugees from around the world, in their efforts to escape the atrocities taking place in their home country and make a better life elsewhere.
One can't dispute Republicans' concerns about terrorism's threat to national security, concerns which Democrats fully share, but one can argue how best to proceed -- and impugning Muslim refugees, again, plays into Islamic terrorism's hand.
If we are to view translators in both Iraq and Afghanistan as an integral part of our national security, then we must also combat anti-intellectuals who demand that the Muslim community flash their "moderate Muslim" card every time violence is done under the pretense of Islam.
It was in mid-June that we first started noticing the refugees in Serbia, the people filling up the parks, the bus and train stations, even shopping malls. You did not even have to talk to them to know that they were not tourists, that behind those faces were stories of desperation.
President Barack Obama won't sign a House Republican bill meant to prevent Syrian and Iraqi refugees from coming to the U.S., administration officials announced on Wednesday.
Officials said the bill would hamper efforts to help "some of the most vulnerable people in the world."
The "Last Week Tonight" host responded to a 2010 video the network claimed was new.
Last week I stood inside the crumbling walls of the last synagogue in northern Iraq. Abandoned over sixty years ago, the 2700 year old tomb of Nahum, rests in the Christian town of Al Qosh.
The sun is shining. It's nine o'clock in the morning and Belgrade has awoken. Lightly dressed and wearing sunglasses, guys and girls are heading towards the outdoor dining terraces for a Saturday breakfast. Even in Bristol Park, the park next to the bus stops, people start to move.
Countries surrounding the EU -- in the Mideast and Africa -- have not been ideal places to live recently. Think: weak economies, a little thing called ISIS, and a brutal civil war in Syria (here's your Skimm). Most refugees are coming from Syria, and trying to find shelter in the EU.