Syrian Crisis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22476/all en Tide of Syrian refugees swells http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/120720/refugees-turkey-un-camps <p style="font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif; font: normal normal normal 13px/160% Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif; ">YAYLADAG, Turkey &mdash; By road, the border was less than an hour&rsquo;s walk from their villages, but 2,500 souls slowly crawled for two days in the broiling heat across the steep mountains.&nbsp;They feared for their lives all the way.&nbsp;The number of Syrian refugees has tripled since April, reaching 110,000 at camps in Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan, according to the UN. The actual count is likely to be &ldquo;significantly higher.&rdquo; GlobalPost reports from the Turkish border.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/120720/refugees-turkey-un-camps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Syrian Crisis Conflict Zones Syria Health Turkey Sat, 21 Jul 2012 10:00:43 +0000 Stephen Franklin 5712818 at http://www.globalpost.com UNHCR predicts 700,000 Syrian refugees by 2013 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/120927/unhcr-predicts-700000-syrian-refugees-2013 According to the UK-based activist group the Syrian Observer for Human Rights (SOHR), yesterday was the deadliest day in the conflict - 304 people died.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/120927/unhcr-predicts-700000-syrian-refugees-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Syrian Civil war Syrian conflict Syrian Crisis Conflict Zones Syria Middle East Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:24:00 +0000 Daniel DeFraia 5720741 at http://www.globalpost.com Exclusive: In an ICU on the Israel-Syria border, 'we're seeing war on these kids' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/130802/icu-the-israel-syria-border-were-seeing-war-these-kid <p>NAHARIYA, Israel &mdash; It may sound like this ward belongs in Dante&#39;s Purgatorio, but in fact, a half hour south of Israel&#39;s northern border, it is part of a battlefield that is destroying Syria.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/130802/icu-the-israel-syria-border-were-seeing-war-these-kid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Syrian Crisis Syria Want to Know Israel and Palestine Health Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:11:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5901326 at http://www.globalpost.com In Israel, relief and frustration with Obama decision on Syria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130902/israel-relief-and-frustration-obama-de <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; Obama&#39;s decision to seek Congressional approval for a strike on Syria got mixed reaction in Israel.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130902/israel-relief-and-frustration-obama-de" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Syrian Crisis World Leaders Conflict Zones Syria Want to Know Diplomacy Israel and Palestine United States Mon, 02 Sep 2013 18:40:11 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5922886 at http://www.globalpost.com