MAFRAQ, Jordan — Married at 15 and divorced at 16, a Syrian teen says she regrets having said yes to a handsome suitor ‚Äî a stranger who turned into an abusive husband.
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By Karin Laub The Associated Press
U.N. agencies are ramping up aid delivery to tens of thousands of war-displaced Syrians stuck in the desert on Jordan’s sealed border, after months of being denied access, but harsh weather and anxious crowds often disrupt one of the U.N.’s most complex missions anywhere.
BEIRUT — For the first few weeks of her job recycling garbage, Haela Kalawi often went home crying.
AMMAN, Jordan — Cranes hoisted huge white bags with rice, lentils and dates from Jordan into tent camps on the Syrian side of a border berm ‚Äî an unprecedented way of delivering U.N. aid to tens of thousands of displaced Syrians cut off from outside help for almost two months.
AMMAN, Jordan Bold new ideas for helping Syrian refugees and their overburdened Middle Eastern host countries are gaining traction among international donors, shocked into action by this year’s migration of hundreds of thousands of desperate Syrians to Europe.