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Winter in Syria's refugee camps

People in refugee camps in northern Syria are suffering from winter.

Child rights

'Unabated violation': Report highlights Syria war's child victims

UN Commission of Inquiry details plight of Syrian children facing displacement, abuse and deaths in nine-year war.

'Unabated violation': Report highlights Syria war's child victims

Syrian Refugees

Winter's bite: Syrian refugees desperate to keep warm

Syrian refugees burn nappies for heat in Lebanon, while others in Jordan seek winter aid items to brave the cold.

Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan try to stay warm

Europe

A Syrian refugee reaches for the skies

Maya believes nothing is out of reach as she dreams of becoming a commercial pilot.

Syria's War

Erdogan urges resettlement of Syrian refugees soon

Turkish president says formula needed to allow refugees to return on a voluntary basis but in 'short period of time'.

Erdogan urges resettling of 1 million refugees in northern Syria

Women

Women under ISIL: The torturers

Flogging, stoning, constant surveillance - female members of the police that enforced ISIL law tell their stories.

Women under ISIL: The torturers

Turkey

Turkey says 200 Syrian refugees returned home

Defence ministry says number of returnees is expected to rise with the 're-establishment of peace and security'.

Turkey says 200 Syrian refugees returned home

Turkey

Rights groups: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees

Turkish government denies claims as 'untrue and imaginary', adding that it sticks to its policy of 'non-refoulement'.

Rights groups: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees

Opinion

The invisible violence of Europe's refugee camps

Refugees in Greece's Moria camp describe a 'psychological war' of lost hope, suicidal feelings and PTSD.

Marianna Karakoulaki

by Marianna Karakoulaki

Marianna Karakoulaki

AJ Impact

Furious with Turkey, EU officials threaten sanctions

The European Union has condemned Turkey's actions in Syria and Erdogan's threats to send refugees to Europe.

Furious with Turkey, EU officials threaten sanctions

Europe

Can Germany achieve justice for victims of Syria's war?

European courts are building cases against suspected perpetrators now living abroad.

Can Germany achieve justice for victims of Syria's war?

Middle East

Lebanon slammed for deporting undocumented Syrian refugees

Human rights groups accuse Lebanon of putting refugees' lives in danger after thousands of them were sent back in the past four months.

Greece

Ten Syrians posing as volleyball team arrested at Athens airport

The men were dressed in identical athletic uniforms and carried the same sports bags as well as two volleyballs.

Turkey

Turkey could 'open the gates' of Europe to refugees

Turkish president calls on EU to provide financial support to Ankara to deal with 3.6 million refugees in the country.

Erdogan: Turkey could open the gates of Europe to refugees

Middle East

Are Syrian refugees being scapegoated in Turkey?

Eight years after Syria erupted in civil war, millions of displaced residents struggle to integrate amid rising resentment from locals.

Are Syrian refugees being scapegoated in Turkey?