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Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Members of a family gather on the floor of their dilapidated apartment in downtown Amman, Jordan. (Photo: UNHCR/B. Szandelszky)
As Syrian refugees displaced to Jordan plunge into a "deepening humanitarian crisis," rife with unlivable conditions and abject poverty, the international community must not turn away from their plight, urges a report released Wednesday by the United Nations. The study, based on UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) survey information collected from 41,976...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Following the defeat of a United Nations Security Council resolution that...
Jon Queally, staff writer
This story is updated below. A proposal that called for a full military...