Syrian asylum seekers


Poland Bows to EU, May Accept Syrian Migrants for Medical Care

(AP) — Poland’s foreign minister says the government is thinking of temporarily taking in Syrians who need medical treatment. The statement Tuesday by Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski was a significant, albeit cautious, change from the conservative government’s refusal to take

Policemen patrol through a pedestrian area in Munich, southern Germany, on July 23, 2016, one day after the attack at the shopping centre in Munich. Police were probing the motives of the lone teenage German-Iranian gunman who went on a deadly rampage at a busy Munich shopping centre, the third …

Germany Arrests Syrian Suspected of Islamic State Membership

BERLIN (AP) – German authorities say they have arrested a 29-year-old Syrian suspected of membership in the Islamic State group. Federal prosecutors say the man was arrested Thursday in the Leipzig region. In a statement Friday, prosecutors said the suspect

Houda and her husband take a selfie at the airport in Athens before boarding a special charter plane bound for France in the frames of the EU relocation program for refugees on November 3, 2016. The group consisted of 168 mainly Syrian families, Iraqis and Eritreans, including 58 small children. …

Court Rules: Not All Syrians Are Legitimate Refugees

A German court has made a landmark ruling saying that not all Syrians who arrive in Germany should be afforded full asylum status as they may not be politically persecuted if they return to Syria.

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Turkey To Grant 300,000 Syrians Citizenship

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks to grant citizenship to some 300,000 Syrians who could travel to Europe when the European Union grants Turkey visa-free access. Turkey has felt the brunt of much of the great migration of the Syrian