Warwick native concerned for friends in Syria
When Warwick native Sam Kimball heard about the chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, he thought about all the people he had met while teaching English there in 2011. The Arabic tutor who got him the job and who was also an opposition journalist.
Publ.Date : Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:26:00 GMT
Cincinnati doctor hopes Syria airstrikes end chemical weapon attacks
Dr. Humam Akbik was born in Syria. He now lives in the Tri-State ... including providing medications for refugees. They even teach English, math and physics. Akbik said there's power in knowledge. "Each person will be able to fight back against terrorism ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 14 Apr 2018 16:39:00 GMT
UF Student Group Assists With Syrian Refugee Resettlement In Jacksonville
In an apartment complex in Jacksonville, a group of young Syrian refugees floods into one apartment every other Sunday. They meet with UF student volunteers who teach English and coach them on adapting to American society. The work is part of the outreach ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:46:00 GMT
Oklahoma teachers shift from marching to running for office
Amanda Jeffers, a Democrat and a high school English teacher, said she was spurred by the teacher movement ... A day after using Twitter to tell Russia to ?get ready? for U.S. missile attacks on Syria, President Donald Trump on Thursday softened ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:25:00 GMT
Turkey to Syrian refugees: You don?t have to go home, but don?t stay here
?They don?t know what it is that they want from us,? said Yasser, a 33-year-old Syrian aid worker who previously studied English literature ... while Turkish teachers complain that Syrian children act out in class or on the playground.
Publ.Date : Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:33:00 GMT
Syrian Kurd renames son \'Trump,\' plans \'Nikki Haley\' for girl
KOBANE, Syria ? Imitation ... "Everyone knows him now. I am teaching him about America. He is already so smart, and wants to lead his brother and sister.? At work with his father, young Trump shyly said he was learning English, and he embraced being ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:56:00 GMT
Douma Evacuee On Syrian Violence
LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: Diana Jamal el-Deen is Syrian-American. She's lived in her husband's home region of eastern Ghouta for the past 18 years, teaching English. Tuesday, she and her family fled after what's widely believed to be a chemical attack by ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Apr 2018 05:20:00 GMT
Local reaction from Chattanoogan\'s with Syrian ties
Abazid says it feels good to know people like Mark Grantham are cheering for Syrians. Grantham lived in a city called Holms in Syria for about 4 years, teaching English. He says the attack felt personal. ?It really was upsetting because one attack in ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:55:00 GMT
Could there be a political solution to the civil war in Syria?
a political solution to the Syrian crisis. The author, currently retired, has been an English teacher, a stockbroker, and owner/president of a small corporation. She lives in Bermuda Dunes, California, and can be reached at [email protected]
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:07:00 GMT
Syrian refugees find support, hope in Turkey\'s peaceful Kilis
There are also 138 Syrian and Turkish volunteers who assist in teaching sewing, first aid, English and Turkish as well as computer courses for adults. Najlaa opened up about Kareemat?s financial hardships, saying, ?I have never felt this low in my ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:12:00 GMT