3 years later, Syrian refugee camp booms into makeshift city

In a stretch of desert in the north of Jordan, a small makeshift city has sprung from the sandZa'atari refugee camp, which is run jointly by the Jordanian Government and UNHCR, the UN's refugee agency, sprawls out across an area of nearly two square milesSee also:

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3 years later, Syrian refugee camp booms into makeshift city

In a stretch of desert in the north of Jordan, a small makeshift city has sprung from the sandZa'atari refugee camp, which is run jointly by the Jordanian Government and UNHCR, the UN's refugee agency, sprawls out across an area of nearly two square milesSee also:

Fighting in Syrian refugee camp makes life 'beyond inhumane'

Palestinian fighters clashed with Islamic State militants Monday in a heavily contested Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital as a United Nations official described the situation in the embattled camp as "beyond inhumane."See also: ISIS enters Damascus refugee camp,

Sandstorm sweeps through Middle East's largest Syrian refugee camp

A huge sandstorm hit Jordan over the weekend, bringing harsh conditions to the largest camp for Syrian refugees in the Middle East.Za'atari refugee camp, located in a stretch of desert in northern Jordan near the city of Mafraq,

Syrian refugee camp gets pizza delivery service

A pizza delivery service is the last thing someone expects to see in a refugee camp. But in one makeshift city that houses more than 83,000 displaced Syrians, the pie business is booming.Mu'ajanat Esalam (or Pizzeria of Peace) is serving up slices to refugees living in Jordan's Zaatari camp.

Ben Carson: Syrian refugees don't want to come to the U.S.

AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan — After touring refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.

UN Launches Powerful Oculus Virtual Reality Film Following Syrian Refugee Girl

A young girl, a Syrian refugee, suddenly appears before you, sitting on the floor of a cramped room. She describes her family, and takes you on a journey through the refugee camp in which she lives.

"They learn from the ones who died": Refugees in Calais determined to reach the UK

CALAIS, France – David Cameron is not too popular in Calais this week.His recent vow, that the UK will accept some 20,000 Syrian refugees from outside Europe, with no mention of the masses on his doorstep, has riled many in the makeshift camp outside Calais known as the "Jungle."Sudanese,

Mayor who used Japanese internment camps to justify anti-refugee stance faces backlash

After a Virginia mayor ordered city agencies to stop helping Syrian refugees and compared the current crisis to Japanese internment policies used during World War II,

The Syrian refugees who built a city from nothing in no-man's land

ZA'ATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan – In a sprawling stretch of Jordanian desert just eight miles from the Syrian border, a dusty city born out of necessity has sprung from the sand. More than 80,000 people live here in the Za'atari refugee camp, one of the largest of its kind in the Middle East.

Britain says it will take in 'thousands more' Syrian refugees

LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday morning that the UK will take in thousands more Syrian refugees, a day after pressure mounted on the British government to take more actionSee also:

Marvel fans aren't impressed with Abomination on 'She-Hulk'

With just days before the premiere of Disney+'s She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, viewers are getting a glimpse of what returning characters will be like and they're, well, not that impressed.Actor Tim Roth is returning to the role of Emil Blonsky/Abomination,

The 'Stranger Things' hair department head reveals how she designed the show's most iconic looks — i

Bringing the '80s hair of Stranger Things to life is no small feat, but it's one that Sarah Hindsgaul, Stranger Things's hair department head, has been doing since the show's very first season.Hindsgaul, who is nominated for Outstanding Period and/or Character Hairstyling at this year's Emmys,

5 bizarre Web3 pivots that revealed the inner workings of the crypto hivemind

The NFT market may have crashed back in July, but that didn't spell the end of NFTs. Instead, companies doubled down: Instagram actually expanded its NFT functionality about a week ago and, around that same time,

Giant pandas once roamed another region of Earth

In the late 1980s, paleontologist Nikolai Spassov stumbled upon fossilized animal teeth in the National Museum of Natural History in Bulgaria. The fossil had a handwritten note with an indecipherable scribble. It took years for Spassov to understand where the fossil came from,

You'll probably need Prime Video to watch some NFL games this year

Football’s entering the modern streaming age, and it’s time to explain that to every tech-averse parent in America.For the first time ever, there will be real, legit NFL games broadcast (almost) exclusively on a streaming platform in 2022. For 15 regular season games (and one preseason matchup),

19 perfect Netflix soundtracks for your own personal montage

Getting stuff done right now is a hard task, one you'd probably rather watch in an onscreen montage of your own life, a minute-and-a-half of soundtracked productivity without the IRL effort.Turning your own to-do list into an enthusiastic filmic moment is a hard ask in this uneditable reality,

These 2 magnificent galaxies are about to collide

The story of space is a story of collisions. Sometimes, a meteor plummets through Earth's atmosphere and slams into a doghouse. Sometimes stars crash into one another, violently. Other times, two dazzling spiral galaxies collide.Hawaii's Gemini North telescope, atop the towering volcano Mauna Kea,

Jimmy Kimmel chokes up while honoring Cecil the lion on air

On most nights, Jimmy Kimmel's opening monologue is all jokes. But Tuesday night, Kimmel took on a serious tone when discussing the death of Cecil the lion at the hands of an American dentistDr. Walter Palmer paid $55,000 to kill the lion on a bow-hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month.

Tom Brady is 'very disappointed' that NFL will uphold Deflategate ban

Three-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady can't believe anyone still cares about his slightly shrunken ballsThe New England Patriots quarterback was devastated to learn Tuesday that the NFL will uphold the four-game suspension,

'Tonkey Bear' is a dog that is basically an IRL teddy bear

When your pet looks like a living teddy bear, it's going to be popular. More popular than you, even, and Christine Park is fine with that.Park's dog is a Shar-Pei named Tonkey, who at 4-months-old, already has more than 107,000 Instagram followers.See also:



Microsoft’s Satya Nadella talks about environmental sustainability

The environment is a hot topic these days, given all of the talk about carbon and climate change. To deal with all of this, an organization called Business Roundtable exists, with the goal looking at how 150 of the biggest US companies are doing in this area. The 2014 report was just released,

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John Carmack's Oculus Connect Keynote Probably Had Samsung Cringing

An anonymous reader writes John Carmack, famed keystone developer of 3D networked gaming, has now been working with virtual reality company Oculus for over a year. Much of that time has been spent collaborating with Samsung on the forthcoming Gear VR headset.

Live: The biggest vote on net neutrality

Winners and losers: A breakdown ahead of the net neutrality vote Feb 25, 2015 FCC and Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know May 14,



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'50 Nerds of Grey' is geek erotica done right

If your ideal form of erotic punishment is a painstaking Windows 10 installation, then do we have a 50 Shades of Grey parody for you.The Twitter account @50NerdsOfGrey gives the wildly popular and fairly awkward series the nerdy twist we didn't know it neededBeware,

为了拿下小米笔记本 英特尔不惜“买一送一”

小米笔记本尚未亮相,就已经捡了不少“便宜”。近日,有媒体报道称,英特尔已和小米达成“买一送一”协议,未来小米每采购一枚英特尔笔记本芯片,就会获得英特尔免费提供的平板电脑芯片。这意味着,继小米平板之后,小米和英特尔再一次携手合作,而且英特尔还给小米送上了一份大优惠。        此前,小米平板2没有延续与NVIDIA合作,转而采用英特尔X5-Z8500处理器,当时外界就猜测这只是双方合作的开始。如今,英特尔不惜“低价”把自己的芯片卖给小米,双方的关系越来越紧密了。        英特尔出现这样的转变,其实不难理解。近年来,在高通与联发科的威胁下,英特尔芯片节节败退,市占率不断下滑。

WhatsApp for Windows Phone gets notification improvements, new emojis

WhatsApp received an update which brings over 100 new emojis to play around with and more.The post WhatsApp for Windows Phone gets notification improvements, new emojis appeared first on WinBeta.

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