- US, Britain halt nonlethal aid in northern Syria Updated: Dec-11-13 4:03 pm
- Syrian refugees in Lebanon bundle up against storm Updated: Dec-11-13 11:50 am
- SD deaf school campus to house immigration center Updated: Dec-10-13 9:07 am
- France, AU send more troops to African nation Updated: Dec-07-13 5:30 pm
- Germany to take in 5,000 more Syrian refugees Updated: Dec-06-13 7:38 am
- Syrian refugees flee for safety through the desert Updated: Dec-05-13 5:30 pm
- Syrian refugees face another harsh winter in camp Updated: Dec-03-13 5:26 pm
- Clowns help Syrian camp children smile for moment Updated: Dec-01-13 1:11 pm
- Syrian refugee children work, provide for families Updated: Nov-29-13 12:43 pm
- UN official calls on Europe, Gulf to host Syrians Updated: Nov-28-13 2:29 pm
- Bulgaria builds fence on border with Turkey Updated: Nov-28-13 10:51 am
- Rights watchdog: Syrian women exploited in Lebanon Updated: Nov-27-13 1:52 pm
- Syrians fleeing war face hardship in Balkans Updated: Nov-24-13 4:41 am
- Detained Syrian refugees in Egypt on hunger strike Updated: Nov-23-13 1:23 pm
- Deportation fears on rise in Dominican Republic Updated: Nov-21-13 12:04 pm
- About 75 refugees to resettle in Fox Valley Updated: Nov-18-13 11:05 am
- Thanksgiving event planned in Ga. for refugees Updated: Nov-16-13 7:04 am
- Syrian civil war prompts polio vaccination effort Updated: Nov-13-13 2:26 pm
BEIRUT - The U.S. and Britain said Wednesday they were suspending deliveries to rebels in northern Syria of nonlethal aid such as communications equipment and laptops after some of the gear was seized by Islamic militants.
MARJ, Lebanon - A blustery storm dropped torrential rain and snow on Lebanon and Jordan on Wednesday, forcing aid agencies to scramble to distribute desperately needed winter supplies like blankets and plastic tarps to Syrian refugees who have sought safe haven in the countries.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The South Dakota School for the Deaf campus in Sioux Falls will begin leasing the lower level of its main building to Lutheran Social Services for its Refugee and Immigration Center in the spring.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - France and the African Union on Saturday announced plans to deploy several thousand more troops into embattled Central African Republic, as thousands of Christians fearing reprisal attacks sought refuge from the Muslim former rebels who now control the country after days of violence left nearly 400 people dead - and possibly more.
BERLIN - Germany says it will take in a further 5,000 refugees from Syria, doubling its current offer of shelter for people fleeing the Arab nation's civil war.
EASTERN JORDAN - As evening gathers across a desert plain in eastern Jordan, 80-year-old Muteea Talaa stands with 200 other starved, cold and wet refugees on the Syrian side of a muddy ditch marking the border between the two countries, waiting for a signal from a Jordanian army patrol to cross over.
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan - Cranes are lifting trailers into place and tents are being packed away as international aid workers rush to winterize a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan - trying to avoid a repeat of last year when three days of torrential rain turned the massive site into a muddy swamp.
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan - At this sprawling desert camp in Jordan, home to thousands of children who fled Syria's civil war, a few found a moment to smile Sunday watching a troop of clowns.
ZAHLEH, Lebanon - Every morning in northeastern Lebanon, hundreds of Syrian children are picked up from refugee settlements, loaded onto trucks and taken to the fields or shops for a day's work that earns $4 or less.
AMMAN, Jordan - The head of the United Nations refugee agency has called on European and Gulf Arab states to host Syrian refugees who fled the civil war.
SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgarian authorities say they are constructing a fence on a 30-kilometer (19-mile) stretch of the country's 274-kilometer (171-mile) border with Turkey in an effort to stop illegal immigration.
BEIRUT - Women refugees from Syria are being sexually harassed by employers, landlords and others in Lebanon, adding another layer of suffering for those who have fled their homes in search of safety, an international human rights watchdog said Wednesday.
HARMANLI, Bulgaria - Idris Hassan, his wife and their three children fled the carnage of the Syrian war, hoping to find peace and safety in western Europe. Instead, they are stuck in an overcrowded Bulgarian refugee camp - living in a freezing tent without enough food or running water.
CAIRO - A group of Syrian and Palestinian refugees detained in Egypt have gone on a hunger strike to protest spending more than two months of captivity, an activist doctor said Saturday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Wilver Cuevas Betances was born in the Dominican Republic and never left until he ran into some soldiers at a bus station in Santo Domingo who demanded his passport.
APPLETON, Wisconsin - Plans are underway in eastern Wisconsin to resettle about 75 refugees from conflict zones around the world.
ATLANTA - An organization will be hosting a special Thanksgiving celebration in metro Atlanta for refugees.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Health officials are rushing to vaccinate millions of children from Egypt to Turkey, fearing a polio outbreak in Syria could spread as tens of thousands of refugees flee the civil war.