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Syrian Refugees in Turkey Need Humanitarian Aid

This Syrian family used to lead a happy life in Aleppo. Now the parents and children sleep on the streets of Istanbul in Turkey. They are among the 3 million refugees from Syria, many of whom live in desperate conditions. (UNHCR/S.Baldwin)

It's vital that refugees from Syria's war receive humanitarian aid. The future of the Middle East depends on how we respond to this emergency. Read More »

Gaza Strip: Over 100,000 Need Emergency Food Aid

Palestinian families take shelter at an UNRWA school in Gaza City

The never-ending cycle of violence between Israel and Palestine is accompanied by hunger and poverty. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Sword Of David’ by Donald J. McCarthy Jr.

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An excellent table top book covers the history, progress and development of the Israeli Air and Space Force. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Alif The Unseen’ by G. Willow Wilson

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This could be one of the stories behind the Arab Spring. Read More »

Book Review: Algebra of Hope by Ranjit Divakaran

Many Indians go to the Middle East to work, only to find themselves trapped in a tangle of obligations. Read More »

Millions of Syrians Desperate for Food Aid

Life-saving food aid is not reaching hungry Syrians because of the escalating conflict between Assad's government and rebels. Read More »

Plumpy’Doz Needed in Syria to Stop Deadly Child Malnutrition

The hunger crisis in Syria is putting children at risk of deadly malnutrition. Read More »

USAID Official Tells Congress of Syrian Hunger Emergency

Nancy Lindborg of USAID spoke to the House about the growing humanitarian crisis facing war-torn Syria. Read More »

Palestinian Refugees: Is a Solution Possible?

Palestinian problem: political games and reality. Read More »

Food Rations Reduced for Displaced Persons in Yemen

Efforts to build stability in Yemen are being undermined by a shortage of funds. Read More »