Syrian migrants

Cyprus

Boat Migrants Set Sail from Lebanon, Land in Cyprus

Cypriot police say most of the 29 Syrian migrants who have arrived to the Mediterranean island after setting sail from Lebanon told authorities they have relatives living on Cyprus.

Police officers secure an area in the centre of Luebeck, northern Germany, where G7 foreign ministers will be received on April 14, 2015. The foreign ministers meet to discuss key global political and security issues ahead of a G7 summit to take place in June 2015 in southern Germany. The …

Germany: Syrian Man Attempted to Defraud Islamic State of Terror Cash

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has rejected an appeal by a Syrian man convicted of attempted fraud for seeking 180,000 euros ($222,000) from someone he thought belonged to the Islamic State group while claiming he planned car-bomb attacks.

Policemen stand in front of a house at the Neu Zippendorf district in Schwerin, northeastern Germany, where a 19-year-old Syrian man suspected of planning an Islamist bomb attack was arrested on October 31, 2017. The man, identified only as Yamen A, was held at dawn by special forces, suspected of …

Rampage Syrian Teen Migrant Stabs Man, Smashes Windows

An 18-year-old Syrian migrant went on a two-hour rampage in the German town of Hagenow, throwing beer bottles at bystanders, smashing shop windows, and stabbing an Iraqi man while shouting “Allah hu Akbar!”

Sweden

Sweden Charges Syrian Migrant with War Crimes

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors have charged a Syrian asylum-seeker and a former fighter with Damascus’ government forces with war crimes on suspicion that he posed in front of dead or wounded combatants from the Islamic State group.

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390,000 Syrians Eligible To Bring Their Families to Germany in 2018

The German government expects that by 2018 there will be around 390,000 Syrians with approved refugee status making them eligible to make advantage of family reunification rules. Currently, there are around 267,500 Syrians with approved asylum status who are candidates for the

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Hungarian Court Orders Retrial of Syrian Convicted for Throwing Rocks at Police 

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian appeals court has annulled the conviction and ordered a retrial in the case of a Syrian man sentenced last year to 10 years in prison for entering Hungary illegally and committing an “act of terror” by throwing rocks at police during a 2015 border riot.