» 10/09/2013, 00.00
SYRIA - TURKEY
Knights of Malta open a new Syrian refugee camp in Kilis
The area , in southeast Turkey, will hold thousands of refugees from Syria. On its opening day camp registers more than 4 thousand. Most of the refugees are in critical health due to cold, disease and injuries from bombings.
06/09/2012 SYRIA - TURKEY
Syrian rebels trained in refugee camps on Turkish border
Ankara claims that the Apaydin camp in the province of Hatay is home to former Syrian military and their families displaced by the Assad regime. But parliament has never discussed the creation of the camp. Authorities prohibit any access to preserve the security of refugees who considered "special". In reality, the camp is a military base where the rebels of the 'Free Syrian Army are trained and from which they depart daily to fight against Assad.
Nuncio in Damascus calls Yarmouk, a disgrace unfolding amid a silent international community
Shelled by government forces, the Palestinian refugee camp has fallen to the Islamic State group. Long ignored, this was a tragedy “for all to see,” said Mgr Zenari. “Poor civilians have paid the price of factional fighting,” he added. Despite difficulties, the Church has tried to help. Not only Syria, but the whole Middle East “is burning.”
03/09/2013 JORDAN – SYRIA
Amman: taxi drivers, "mangled" witnesses of the Syrian tragedy
The escape of the citizens of Damascus from their country forcing drivers to work especially between the border and refugee camps. What Zaatri (second largest in the world) is now home to 150 thousand displaced people, twice as much as a year ago. A taxi driver: "Most children are desperate and without taking anything with them. It breaks my heart, I can not think of my children. "
Syrians fleeing by the thousands to Turkey. Fears of a massacre in Jisr al-Shughour
Over a thousand people have come to the Yayladagi camp in the last 24 hours. Many others are camped near the border, ready to cross. The TV has announced that the Syrian army is to "restore security" in the town scene of violent clashes in recent days.
17/04/2016 12:47:00 VATICAN - GREECE
Pope Francis brings three Syrian refugee families home to the Vatican
They arrived with the pontiff from Lesbos. They join the two families already living inside the Vatican. Pope alights first from the plane bringing him back to Rome to shake hands with each of them. The reception and the maintenance of three families will be borne by the Vatican. The initial hospitality - said Father Lombardi - will be guaranteed by the Community of Sant'Egidio.
AsiaNews IS ALSO A MONTHLY!
AsiaNews monthly magazine (in Italian) is free.
2003 © All rights reserved - AsiaNews C.F. e P.Iva: 00889190153 - GLACOM®