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Young Syrian Refugee Rescues Toddler Teetering On the Edge of a Rooftop

The 18-year-old did not hesitate to spring into action when he saw a little boy balancing on a second-story rooftop.

Sesame Street Given $100 Million for Targeted Program to Heal Young Syrian Refugees

Thanks to a massive grant, the wisdom of Sesame Street is going to help heal millions of Syrian refugee children who deal with the “toxic stress” of displacement.

MIT Students Design and Donate Special Sleeping Bags to Syrian Refugees

"It's a simple solution to a big problem." Rebecca Linke | MIT News Winter in Syria can be cold. Freezing cold. With over 11 million people displaced...

Pregnant Lion Saved from Syrian Zoo Gives Birth Just Hours After Rescue

This proud mamma lion may have been destined to bring her newborn cub into a war zone – but now, after traveling for over...

Clooney’s Foundation to Open 7 Schools for 3,000 Syrian Refugee Children

George and Amal Clooney are making sure that despite the overwhelming obstacles faced by Syrian refugee children overseas, they will have the opportunity to...

Syrian Refugee Saves Ontario Wedding With Master Sewing Skills

It's strange how one tiny zipper tooth can create such big problems – and such amazing resolutions. It was Jo Du's wedding day in Ontario,...

Man Becomes Hero to Cats in War-Torn Syria

This feline hero is making sure that the kittens left behind by fleeing families have someone to take care of them until the war...

In Tears, Syrian Girl Thanks Her New Nation on Canada Day (WATCH)

This little girl, a Syrian refugee, inspired even the prime minister with her emotional thanks to Canada on it's national holiday.

German Town Hails Syrian Refugee ‘Hero’ Who Turned in $55,000

German police are hailing the actions of a 25-year-old refugee from Syria who turned in a stash of cash that he found inside a...

WWII Refugees Write Comforting Letters To Syrian Refugee Youth (WATCH)

It's truly beautiful how a few kind words from a stranger can close the gaps of race and age.

Syrian Man Pays It Forward Big Time After Diners Pick Up His Tab

Acts of kindness are contagious – that's why this young Syrian refugee decided to pay it forward big time after someone picked up his...

She Swam for Her Life to the Greek Coast, Now Syrian Refugee is Olympic Hopeful

A teen-aged girl who saved the lives of fellow refugees may soon represent them at the 2016 Olympics. Fleeing Syria last August, Yusra Mardini and...

Google Provides 25,000 Laptops To Syrian Refugees In Germany

Syrian refugees fleeing to Germany are in need of basic necessities like food and shelter, but what about having the resources to better assimilate...

Kids Stuff 500 Backpacks with School Supplies for Syrian Refugees

Dozens of children went to work stuffing 500 backpacks with school supplies Saturday, to make sure arriving Syrian refugee children don’t fall any further...

Christian College Kids Raise $800K in 2 Days for Women’s Hospital in Syria

  When Christian college students set out to help build a hospital for women and children in Syria, they didn’t need a miracle to raise...

Ed Norton Moved to Tears by Syrian Scientist Story, Raises $400K to Bring Him to USA

Hollywood superstar Edward Norton was so “moved to tears” by the story of a Syrian scientist whose home and family was bombed that he...

Syrian Man Returns to Volunteer in Greece 3 Years After He Was Welcomed as Refugee

Ibrahim Bayzed’s story is one that can only be described as “coming full circle.” He fled Syria in 2012 during a mass exodus of opponents...

Syrian Refugee Feeds Homeless to Thank Germany for Taking Him In

This Syrian refugee is paying back the country that welcomed him by feeding their homeless. Alex Assali left behind his home to escape ISIL and...

Filmmakers Find Amazing Optimism in Syrians Who’ve Lost It All -WATCH

Poets, illustrators, math teachers, students, writers, designers – these are the real faces of refugees leaving Syria for safety in Europe. Two filmmakers cycling...

Sikhs Set Up Free Bakery Near War Zone to Feed Fleeing Syrians

Sikhs are taking one of their traditions of religious hospitality to one of the most inhospitable places on Earth — five miles from the...