Syrian refugees reflect on 10th anniversary of conflict that forced them to leave – National

When she came to Canada five years ago, Syrian refugee Nourma Ghamen arrived in Montreal with little more than the clothes on her back. She’s built a home for her family and found work, but still thinks about Syria often. “Every day,” she says, before catching herself. “Every moment.” This month marks a sombre […]

Whatever happened to… Alan Kurdi and the Syrian refugee crisis – Toronto

On this episode of the Global News podcast Whatever Happened To…?, journalist Erica Vella revisits the story of Alan Kurdi and the Syrian refugee crisis. In early September in 2015, a photo of a young boy lying lifeless on a beach in the Mediterranean captured the world’s attention. The picture showed two-year-old Alan Kurdi […]

Syrian minister accuses Turkey of being one of region’s ‘main sponsors of terror’ – National

TANZANIA, Tanzania — Syria’s foreign minister accused Turkey on Saturday of being “one of the main sponsors of terror” in his country and the region, and said it is guilty of “a war crime and a crime against humanity” for cutting water to more than a dozen towns that resisted Turkish occupation. In unusually […]