[QODLink]
Middle East
Iraqi refugees leave Syria for home
As unrest grips Syria, many Iraqis who fled from violence in Iraq are heading home.
Last Modified: 29 May 2011 11:33


For more than a million Iraqis who escaped the violence in their country after the 2003 US invasion, Syria was a safe destination.

But now, as the security situation in that country worsens, many are going back to Iraq to face an uncertain future.

Al Jazeera's Omar Al Saleh has the story of one such family.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
Featured on Al Jazeera
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Featured
In Brussels, NGO staff are being trained to fill the shortfall of field workers in West Africa.
Lawsuit by 6-year-old girl, locked up for a year, reignites debate over indefinite detention of 'boat people'.
Indonesian and Malaysian authorities are keeping a close eye on local supporters of the hard-line Middle East group.
Citizens of the tiny African nation say they're increasingly anxious of the fallout after alleged coup.
A humanitarian crisis and a budget crisis converge in the heart of the human smuggling corridor in Texas.
join our mailing list