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Viral Photo Gives Renewed Hope to Syrian Refugee Family

The photo of a Syrian refugee who had lost a leg in a bomb attack, hoisting into the air his son, born without limbs, went viral last year in Italy. On Friday, Munzir El Nezzel, the man in the picture,...

From Syria to Greece, from Refugee to Lifeguard

It was just over a year ago when Obada “Ibo” Al-Nassar made the perilous venture across the Aegean to reach Lesvos. The friendship that this Syrian refugee developed with some foreign lifeguards located outside of the camp where he was...

Syrian Refugee Sets Himself Ablaze in Chios (video)

A Syrian refugee set himself ablaze shortly after 2 p.m. at the Vial refugee camp in Chios, in protest of being held on the Greek island with no examination of the asylum request he has submitted. The 29-year-old refugee is...

Police Investigating Death of Hanged Syrian Refugee Discovered at Passenger Terminal of Port

On Monday the police and Coast Guard officers in the port of Piraeus were looking into the circumstances of the death of a Syrian refugee. The 25-year-old man was found hanged from a kiosk close to one of the...

Syrian Teenager Shot While Trying to Cross Border Back to Turkey

A teenage Syrian refugee, aged 16, has been lightly injured after being shot by an unknown assailant while trying to illegally re-enter Turkey, from which he had entered Greece earlier. The young refugee and an older Iraqi, aged 21,...

ISIS Photos of Syrian Trafficker Arrested in Greece Puzzle Authorities

A young man from Syria was arrested by the Greek Coast Guard for participating in a trafficking ring on Tuesday on the island of Kalymnos. After his arrest Greek authorities found photos of ISIS symbols, guns, and battlefields on his phone,...

Refugee Tells Her Story on Women's Day

On the occasion of Women's Day, a refugee from Syria narrates the story of her difficult life. She was forced to leave her homeland to live a better life in Greece. Everything she experienced in Greece made ​​her prefer...