Tag Archives: Middle East

Australia Rescues Children of Dead Islamic State Fighters

Sydney, Australia.  Australia has rescued the children and grandchildren of two dead Islamic State fighters from a Syrian refugee camp. The Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said they could not be held responsible for the “crimes of their parents.” For the three surviving children of the notorious Australian militant Khaled Sharrouf, the nightmare of Syria […]

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Ambassador Liam Neeson Praises Syrian Refugee Children in Jordan

New York, N.Y.  Film star Liam Neeson has said that he was impressed by the strength and spark of the Syrian children after visiting the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan as part of his advocacy work as the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador. “Every person has a story of loss and of witnessing […]

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Conflict Keeps Millions of Children Out of School, Warns UNICEF

New York, N.Y.  More than 13 million – that is the number of children who are prevented from attending school by surging conflict and political upheaval across the Middle East and North Africa, according to a new report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today.   Classmates hold hands while standing beside rubble […]

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At Clinton Forum, Western Union Highlights ‘NGO GlobalPay’

New York, N.Y.  I was delighted to breakfast with my friends at Western Union at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) this week, including its President and CEO Hikmet Ersek who I met last year at CGI, and Luella Chavez D’Angelo who I have interviewed in the past (piece). It was at last year’s breakfast I […]

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Felice Friedson & The Media Line Bring Balance to Issues in the Mideast

New York, N.Y.  When Felice Friedson brought Palestinian journalists to Israel’s parliament for the first time, the powerful chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee called it “unprecedented” and “courageous.” When Felice chartered buses to bring Palestinian journalists to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem; and buses to bring Israeli journalists from Tel Aviv and […]

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Connectivity Is Key To Social Change

New York, NY. Approaching my 24th trip to Haiti in 12 years, just before the first anniversary of the earthquake, I have decided to call Haiti home for a while. I am able to do so because I am connected – not only to the Web, but to so very many people in Haiti and […]

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