Archive For The “Syria” Category

Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz On October 17, 2019 the Lebanon erupted into a nationwide uprising demanding the dismantling of a corrupt and sectarian political system. Responding to unprecedented street protests, Saad Hariri resigned immediately. A new cabinet was formed by Hassan Diab, an academic with a limited background in public…

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AHRC applauds Life for Relief and Rahma Worldwide

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AHRC applauds Life for Relief and Rahma Worldwide

AHRC applauds Life for Relief and Rahma Worldwide The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) commends Life for Relief & Development (LIFE) and Rahma Worldwide for their recent humanitarian effort in Lebanon responding to an urgent call for relief. The aid was provided to Syrian and Palestinian refugees residing at camps in the city of Tyre…

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ADC Requests DHS Renewal and Redesignation of Syria TPS

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ADC Requests DHS Renewal and Redesignation of Syria TPS

ADC Requests DHS Renewal and Redesignation of Syria TPS Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org | January 21, 2021 – This morning the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee filed a formal petition with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security requesting redesignation and extension renewal of TPS for Syria. TPS (Temporary Protected Status) for Syria is currently designated through March…

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Lebanon’s crisis calls for radical local reforms and a revised US Mideast policy

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Lebanon’s crisis calls for radical local reforms and a revised US Mideast policy

Lebanon’s crisis calls for radical local reforms and a revised US Mideast policy By Ghassan Micel Rubeiz When my friends in the US ask me to explain what is happening in Lebanon, I talk about how rampant corruption is, how emotionally dichotomized society is, how the national debt has grown out of control, how much…

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Lebanese should use tragedy to come together, not come apart

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Lebanese should use tragedy to come together, not come apart

Lebanese should use tragedy to come together, not come apart The devastation in Lebanon caused by an explosion of more than 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate deserves a serious investigation. And there first place to look is in the circle of Russian influence including its trerrorist partners Iran, Hezbollah, and Syria. Vladimir Putin’s Russia is…

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Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria

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Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria

Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria The American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME), the American branch of a worldwide refugee relief charity, anticipates a huge wave of Syrian refugees in the near future, as food shortages strike Syria. With a severe bread shortage caused by many bakeries…

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