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Coptic Minorities

by Victor

Christians in Al-Arish, Egypt Flee after continuous Killings to Christian Minorities in Northern Sinai. Christians continue to flood out of Al-Arish, Egypt Sinai after many Christians were gunned down by Islamic militants linked to ISIS. Series of killings started after a call by Islamic State for its followers to target the minority group. The killings…



“Not My Sisters”

by Isabella Malak

  • Posted on July 29, 2016

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As of February 2016, over 250,000 Syrians have been killed. Approximately 13.5 million refugees are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. 86% of Syrian refugees residing in Jordan are living beneath the poverty line. More than 50% of Syria’s total population has been displaced in the surrounding countries of Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, and Egypt. 250,000…13.5…



Survived kidnapping, this teenage girl now using a TASIS-provided computer to help those still in captivity

by Jacqueline Isaac

  • Posted on February 18, 2016

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The American School in Switzerland is honored to play a small role in improving the life of a 16-year-old Iraqi girl who has survived a nightmare few can conceive of. The heartbreaking story of Ekhlas, who was kidnapped by ISIS after witnessing the murder of her father and two brothers, is revealed through an interview…



Supply Container For Iraq

by Roads of Success

We are filling a container full of medical supplies and clothes for those kidnapped, raped and tortured by ISIS. Please fill out the form below with the items you can donate and we will respond with simple instructions.   The following items are needed by March 18, 2016 Medical supplies General hygiene items Women hygiene items…



When Love Disrupts the Cycle

by Loureen Ayyoub

  • Posted on December 21, 2015

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2015/12/21 Hate breeds hate, it is often said. Well, what happens when love is integrated into the equation? Women and children have been some of the most targeted victims of ISIS’ injustices. From public beheadings to sexual enslavement, the question is, how much stress and distress can the body and mind truly endure? For Zaid,…



Christmas Container For Iraq

by Roads of Success

Email A List of Your Supplies To: info@roadsofsuccess.org We are a non profit organization dedicated to human rights and especially ending the rape and torture of women by ISIS in the Middle East.  We are filling a container full of medical supplies and clothes for those kidnapped, raped and tortured by ISIS. The following items are…



A Beauty Unknown: the Fame and Fate of the Fertile Crescent

by Loureen Ayyoub

  • Posted on December 7, 2015

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“Iraq?! What in God’s name could be good about going to Iraq!” These are the usual reactions we receive when sharing stories about work or service in the Middle East, especially Iraq. Or in my family’s perspective, “We did everything we could to leave the danger of that region, and somehow you feel compelled to…



Of War and Waiting

by Loureen Ayyoub

  • Posted on November 26, 2015

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Iraq

Uncertainty. They say it’s actually a beautiful thing. Beautiful because anything is possible. But when that anything could be a matter of life or death, dwelling in uncertainty isn’t always the most pleasant experience. Here we are. In the midst of the turmoil over oil, and other insignificant dividers. In the middle of the Middle…



“#SAVEOURGIRLS” Flickering Lights in ISIS darkness

by Jacqueline Isaac

  • Posted on November 20, 2015

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The infamous hashtag, #SaveOurGirls, tweeted by United States First Lady made international headlines and started a world-wide campaign to save 300 girls from Boko Haram. Yet, after one year of beheadings by ISIS on world-wide headlines, did we think to ask of the whereabouts of the 4,000 girls still in their captivity? Or did we…