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SYRIA: Palestinians being drawn into the fight

SYRIA: Palestinians being drawn into the fight

August 14, 2012 0

BERLIN 14 August 2012 (IRIN) - When mortar shells slammed into Yarmouk, Syria’s largest Palestinian camp, in early August, many of Syria’s half a million Palestinian refugees saw it as a wake-up call.

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IRAQ-SYRIA: As Kurds enter the fray, risk of conflict grows

IRAQ-SYRIA: As Kurds enter the fray, risk of conflict grows

August 2, 2012 0

ERBIL/DOMIZ/BERLIN 02 August 2012 (IRIN) - The flag of Kurdistan is draped over the walls of public buildings in Afrin in northern Syria: After the security forces left the small town near the

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AID POLICY: Hitching social media to humanitarian assistance

AID POLICY: Hitching social media to humanitarian assistance

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 17, 2012 0

NAIROBI 17 July 2012 (IRIN) - From Tweets in Egypt to blogs in Syria and Facebook campaigns in Sudan, the world has witnessed an unprecedented upsurge in citizen journalism, which played a major

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