One includes the caption: “Daddy, where is this man taking me? Is it to the park?”
A documentary called “After Spring” shows how taekwondo is helping children traumatized by war in the their home country learn self-respect and discipline. “The taekwondo school is a surprisingly uplifting story in the midst of all this tragedy.”
After nearly a decade in and out of British jails and detention centers, Muslim cleric Abu Qatada has been acquitted of conspiring to commit terrorism.
“The Americans have no idea what to do, and they don’t want to come up with a plan.”
“No mother wants this,” says one woman as she tries to sell her daughter to an older man. “But this is our life now.”
British author Neil Gaiman heard heartbreaking stories from Syrians entering the new Azraq refugee camp in Jordan.
Grab a box of tissues and queue up some Sarah McLachlan.
You’re going to need to replace that table.
“We are more prepared than with Zaatari. But it won’t be easy at the beginning, that’s for sure.”
Three years after the start of the conflict in Syria, it has become the
world’s leading country of forced displacement, with more than 9 million of its people uprooted from their homes.
As the Middle East prepares for one of its worst storms in years, millions of Syrian refugees are left out in the cold.
When baby Prince George was baptized last week, the Archbishop of Canterbury took special pains to fly in water from the Jordan River. Little did he know he was flying in polluted waters.
“I want the life I had back,” — Huda, 11.
The Zaatari Refugee Camp, near the Jordanian city of Mafraq, currently holds an estimated 120,000 Syrian refugees making it one of Jordan’s largest cities. The camp which opened on July 28, 2012 had a planned capacity of 60,000 people.
Forty guesses as to the inspiration for each of the following CRAZY fashion choices.
Somebody pass the hot sauce.
This is Abayed, a herding dog in Jordan, who refuses to let even a bullet through the spine keep him from doing his job.
Yeah, until he steps down, that’s probably not going to appease anyone.
All of the instruments heard in this video were played using iPad applications - pretty cool! AND they’re breakdancing.
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I’m starting to wonder if by ‘root beer’ he means something else entirely… Or he just really likes root beer.
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