International Rescue Committee

Refugee Organizations Raising Money off Travel Ban Reinstatement

Refugee organizations wasted no time in capitalizing on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that stayed two lower courts’ rulings on President Trump’s temporary travel ban. The groups quickly used President Trump’s victory in temporarily banning travel from six Muslim-majority countries to send out fundraising messages.

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Syria Rebels Attacked By Islamic State, Government Troops

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country’s north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds on its most significant advance near the Turkish border in two years — even as it loses ground elsewhere in the country and in neighboring Iraq.

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SYRIA, ALEPPO : EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A Syrian civil defence member carries a wounded woman into a hospital in the government-controlled side of the northern city of Aleppo following fighting between regime forces and rebels on April 28, 2016. The Syrian army was preparing an offensive to retake …