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Mo Salah Makes Dream Come True for Syrian Refugee Kid

CAIRO – Liverpool Muslim star Mohamed Salah made a Syrian refugee kid’s dream come true when he met him during the Reds’ pre-season tour in the United States. “Ammar is a smart kid. He loves to play and he loves sleeping. He’s shy but he loves school and football. Ammar has a health problem, he doesn’t get …

Heartbreaking Plight of Syrian Girl Who Used Tin Cans for Legs

The photos of an 8-year-old Syrian refugee girl moving around in a refugee camp on artificial limbs of plastic tubing and tin cans have drawn world sympathy for her endless plight. Maya Mehri, who is originally from Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, was born without lower limbs due to a congenital condition. She was pictured …

Help Provide Warmth to Syrian Refugees This Winter

What It's Like to Spend Winter in Makeshift Tents

Millions of people will face life-threatening situations this winter. Freezing temperatures mean that the lives of babies, children and impoverished families are at serious risk. According to the UN, 13 million people are in desperate need as winter sets in. Last year, temperatures in the refugee camps bordering Syria fell below zero and many refugees …

Game of Thrones Star Reunites with a Syrian Refugee

Game of Thrones Star Reunites with a Syrian Refugee

Actress Lena Headey first met Marwa, a mum from Syria, at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos in 2016. Through a language barrier, the pair bonded and Headey promised to bring Marwa’s story to the world. Now, the pair have met again in Germany where Marwa has started a new life. Headey, who …

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Syrian Refugee Pays Back by Helping People in Canada

Showing gratitude to Canadian people for bringing him to their country , Syrian refugee Mazen Khalaf is happy to help others as well. Khalaf, a father of three, is working at a gas station in Newmarket town in the province of Ontario. When he was faced with  a customer whose payment card would not work at the gas …

Mother’s Dedication Inspires 20-Year-Old to Academic Success

Aisha Slaybi was determined that nothing, not bullets, bombs or war, would force her to take her family away from their home in Aleppo until her teenage daughter had graduated from high school. It was May 30, 2014, and in 10 days’ time her daughter, Fatima Alzahraa Alhamam, would have completed eight exams and obtained …

Sweet Chocolate Ends Refugee's Bitter Days

Nearly seven months after arriving in Nova Scotia, a Syrian refugee who was once a successful chocolate maker in Damascus but he lost it all to war has started a tiny shed-turned-factory to pay back to the welcoming community.


Save Aleppo: A Call for Humanity

A woman’s face and clothes are a deathly white from the dust of a building wrecked by an air strike, save for the stream of blood flowing from her head wound. A father’s loving arms hold a young child tightly as yet another family is shaken to its core by the trauma of Syria’s …

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