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# syrian war

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2022
# new report
Language barrier and mental health ‘key concerns’ for Syrian refugees settled in Ireland
A new report found that “healthcare quality is, on the whole, affected primarily by one concern, and that is language”.
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# Lebanon
'My nephew was hit by a rocket, we couldn't find any trace of him': Syrians explain why they fled their homes
NGOs in Lebanon are trying to build bridges between Syrian refugees and local people, using techniques from Northern Ireland.
# five years of war
'Children are being killed': Hundreds flee to government-held districts in Aleppo
An estimated 275,000 people are trapped in terrible conditions in the city’s rebel-held eastern districts.
# partition
Syria might need to be dismembered, says America's spymaster
John Brennan’s comments are a rare public acknowledgement by a senior US official that Syria may need partition.
# Syria
'The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did'
A newly-released Irish film documents the lives of people in Majdal Shams – one of five remaining Arab villages in the Golan Heights.
# syrian war
UN launches major appeal for emergency aid amid worsening Syria refugee crisis
The number of Syrian refugees in the Middle East is expected to double next year to over four million.
# syrian war
Syrian 'barrel bombs' kill 76 people including 28 children
The “unprecedented” bombardment came as the UN estimated that the number of Syrian refugees would touch 4.1 million by the end of 2014.
# Syria
Syria Through a Lens: life of slain filmmaker and activist honoured
The one-year anniversary of the death of young journalist Bassel Shehadeh, who was killed in a shelling attack by Syrian government forces, will be marked by a worldwide commemoration of his life and work.
# Aleppo
Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria
At least half of those killed were children when the Syrian military fired at least four missiles into the northern province of Aleppo last week.