Syrian FM Calls on Refugees to Return Home

Syria’s foreign minister on Monday called on the country’s refugees to return home, official media reported, without directly commenting on a US ban targeting them.


Islamic State Issues Flu Advice To Syrians

TEL AVIV – The Islamic State organization has published pictures of its militants executing an Iraqi man who was accused of “cursing” Allah. The middle-aged “defendant” was beheaded in front of a live audience after his verdict was read out

IS militants handed out leaflets in the Syrian city of Raqqa instructing the public about ways to deal with the flu.

Data Show Syrian Refugees in San Diego, Sacramento

Data released by the U.S. Department of State’s Refugee Processing Center shows that since 2012, roughly 250 Syrian refugees have arrived in California, with about half of that number resettling in Sacramento and San Diego.

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German Border Controls Yield Multiple Arrests, Chaos on Austrian Border

The German federal government reintroduced border controls Sunday to slow the influx of immigrants arriving from Hungary via Austria, temporarily overriding the stipulations of the Schengen Agreement, which abolished internal borders and passport controls for the 26 participating states. Until

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Syrian-Americans Hold Prayer Vigil for ISIS Victims

On Sunday night, Syrian Americans converged in North Hollywood for a candlelight vigil for victims of ISIS in Syria. The Assyrian American Association of Southern California (AAASC), headquartered in North Hollywood, held a prayer vigil inside their building, then a fundraiser

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