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Samantha Power, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, during an emergency meeting in Syria because of the Aleppo situation at the UN Security Council, said this: “three members …
The aftermath of the coup finds Turkey in the middle of critical decisions about its geopolitical future. Recep Tayipp Erdogan, Turkey's president since 2002, has the momentum in favour of…
The question looks easy for someone used to live in democracy but maybe democracy is not always the best of the political regimes. Sometimes the attempt to move to a …
In recent months, Europe has bitterly experienced an outbreak of terrorist attacks perpetrated on its soil. Yet, the conflict in Iraq and Syria has been continuous for more than five years, and the reasons which led to the existence of a terrorist organisation such as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) can be traced back to the previous century.
When the EU-Turkey refugee preliminary accord saw the light of day on March 8th, humanitarian organisations and the United Nations didn't need much time to raise their moral and legal concerns.
While governments and institutions are often not doing enough to assist refugees, many citizens have been pro-actively helping in many ways.
The Migrant Crisis reveals deep issues in Europe
For two days Russian planes, escorted by Syrian MiG29, have been flying over the Daesh/Isis areas without bombing, while the Syrian, Egyptian, Iranian and Iraqi intelligence services are cooperating actively with the Russian military services.
Syrian Refugees as a Percentage of Population
Where Syrians Come From And Where Do They Go To?
From enormous fences to far-right violence - the mis-management of migration policy and lack of a coherent and united approach are creating huge issues in European society.
The number of refugees in the world is higher than ever
Many displaced people escaped from wars to find a better life in Europe
Immigrant it’s not a name, it's just a specific condition of a human like you, who in this very moment of life is not lucky enough to have your opportunities of living a normal life back home.
The conflict in Syria has created over three million refugees with the vast majority of them fleeing to neighbouring countries. Germany come first for Syrian refugee resettlement, with over 20,000 places …
On 21st March, the Armenian Syrian region of Kessab was attacked by the Syrian al Nustra Front and by the Turkish air force.
How could the EU mitigate the effects of the Syrian humanitarian crisis?
There seems to be a strange silence about a common European stance towards the question of military action. So where is the EU?
Syria is a pivotal player in the Middle Eastern house of cards.
The recent events in Syria have stunned the whole world. Should the EU seek a military intervention in Syrian territory?
Where should Europe stand? While US and its European allies accuse Syria of using chemical weapons, Chinese and Russian officials declared that "western powers were rushing to conclusions".
Civilians are leaving Syria in thousands every day, leaving everything behind except what they can carry in those frantic moments of flight.