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CNN anchor is moved to tears by image of Syrian boy in the ambulance

CNN anchor is moved to tears by image of Syrian boy in the ambulance The appalling image of a five-year-old Syrian child sitting in the back of an ambulance — dazed, dusty and confused — has been shared widely on social media and moved people across the world.The 'boy in the ambulance', as he's been called, is covered with dust and so shocked that he seems barely aware of the blood on his forehead.

A Syrian journalist's ordeal after Trump's travel ban

A Syrian journalist's ordeal after Trump's travel ban When Donald Trump approved the executive order on the travel ban for seven majority-Muslims countries, Zaina Erhaim couldn't believe her ears.Now, the same department was telling Erhaim and other Syrian women that they're not welcome in the country anymore.

This heartbreaking video tells the story of two child refugees, 80 years apart

This heartbreaking video tells the story of two child refugees, 80 years apart If you — like many Americans — only get your news from President Donald Trump's Twitter feed, you'll come to believe that all Syrian refugees are terrorists.A new video released by UNICEF challenges that obscene assertion.

Doomsday-proof vault in the Arctic receives a major deposit of seeds

Doomsday-proof vault in the Arctic receives a major deposit of seeds Instead, they'll be stored indefinitely at a global seed vault on Norway's Svalbard archipelago.This week's seed deposit includes samples from seed collections in Benin, India, Pakistan, Morocco, the Netherlands, Belarus, the U.

A war-torn family builds a new home together, online

A war-torn family builds a new home together, online It’s 11 a.in the Ahmad house in Doha, Qatar, and everyone is still sleepy.

Celebrities help give a voice to Syrian children affected by civil war

Celebrities help give a voice to Syrian children affected by civil war The Syrian war has been raging since 2011, and while millions have fled the country over the past six years, there are still many being impacted on the ground — particularly children.In an effort to rally support for children caught in the conflict, a host of celebrities join War Child UK, an organization whose aim is to protect and educate children in Syria and Yemen in the midst of war, to spread awareness and garner support for the little ones affected.

'Homeland' star mastered WhatsApp to reconnect with refugee family he helped rescue

'Homeland' star mastered WhatsApp to reconnect with refugee family he helped rescue As the show progressed into its fifth and six season, the war and the subsequent refugee crisis in Europe were weaved into the plot.A fear growing among people, who have never even met a so-called "refugee.

These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play

These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play Two new apps won an international technology competition to help Syrian refugee children learn, play and cope with trauma.5 million Syrian children whose education have been disrupted by six years of conflict," said Børge Brende, Norwegian minister of foreign affairs, in a statement.