February 22, 2013

Syrian children dream of returning to their homes

MAFRAQ — Standing outside a refugee shelter near the Jordanian-Syrian border earlier this week, Mohammad Adnan could not believe he had left his "beloved home and friends" behind in Syria.

"I argued with my parents and told them I did not want to abandon my friends, but they convinced me to escape the violence at home and move to Jordan" the 17-year-old told The Jordan Times as he carefully guarded his family's luggage. Read more.

Jordan Times

Related,
Syrian refugees pour south to Jordan in nightly exodus - Arutz Sheva
- UNHCR: At Least 305,753 Syrian Refugees Currently in Lebanon - Naharnet

- British envoy praises Turkey for sheltering Syrians - AA

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