Syria

FILE - Demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group slogans as they carry the group’s flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, Iraq, June 16, 2014. The Islamic State group announced Thursday the death of its little known leader Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurayshi who had been heading the extremist organization since November. (AP Photo, File)

Syria’s main al-Qaida-linked group denies it was behind the killing of an Islamic State leader

The Islamic State group broke away from al-Qaida a decade ago

 

FILE - Dr. Alexandra Bain, director of Families Against Violent Extremism (FAVE) and John Letts, father of Jack Letts, a British Muslim convert and an alleged member of ISIS, announce plans to secure repatriation of Canadians who travelled to Syria during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

6 Canadian children to return from Syrian detention without their mother: advocates

The children have no family in Quebec, but are expected to be placed into care there

 

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Sean Fraser speaks during a news conference Wednesday, April 6, 2022 in Ottawa. The federal government says it will make it easier for temporary residents in Canada from Turkey and Syria to extend their stay in the country after a powerful earthquake struck their countries last month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada to accept more Syrian, Turkish residents after earthquake

Feds to prioritize processing temporary visas for those impacted by natural disaster

 

Dr. Cecile Rousseau comments on a report on radicalization in Quebec colleges on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Montreal. Rousseau, a psychiatrist involved in efforts to support children of Canadian women detained in Syria after travelling to join the Islamic State is urging Ottawa to speed up repatriation efforts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Women, kids detained in ISIS camps should be repatriated to Canada quickly: expert

Children will likely have endured trauma for at least 3 years, expert says

Dr. Cecile Rousseau comments on a report on radicalization in Quebec colleges on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Montreal. Rousseau, a psychiatrist involved in efforts to support children of Canadian women detained in Syria after travelling to join the Islamic State is urging Ottawa to speed up repatriation efforts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
The Peace tower is seen in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. A Canadian woman who spent more than two years in Syrian prison camps is home from Iraq after fighting Ottawa to get an emergency travel document. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Woman back in Canada with young daughter after years in Syrian prison camps

Months-long struggle highlights plight of several Canadians held in Syrian camps by Kurdish forces

The Peace tower is seen in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. A Canadian woman who spent more than two years in Syrian prison camps is home from Iraq after fighting Ottawa to get an emergency travel document. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Lawyer Paul Champ listens during the Military Police Complaints Commission during the Public Interest Hearings into the allegations regarding Afghan Detainees in Gatineau, Quebec, Wednesday, October 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Ottawa to allow return of Canadian who spent years in Syrian prison camps

Woman said she has no identity documents, little cash, and feared for her safety

Lawyer Paul Champ listens during the Military Police Complaints Commission during the Public Interest Hearings into the allegations regarding Afghan Detainees in Gatineau, Quebec, Wednesday, October 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
New Canadians take part in a virtual citizenship ceremony in a video recorded from a livestream on the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration’s YouTube channel, as seen on a phone in Toronto, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2020. A group of Syrian refugees is taking the Canadian citizenship oath in an online ceremony organized by the federal immigration department to mark the fifth anniversary of the landing of the first plane filled with Syrian refugees. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

Syrian refugees celebrate fifth anniversary in Canada with virtual event

The first plane bearing Syrian refugees landed in Toronto on Dec. 10, 2015

New Canadians take part in a virtual citizenship ceremony in a video recorded from a livestream on the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration’s YouTube channel, as seen on a phone in Toronto, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2020. A group of Syrian refugees is taking the Canadian citizenship oath in an online ceremony organized by the federal immigration department to mark the fifth anniversary of the landing of the first plane filled with Syrian refugees. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini
Ayham Abou Ammar and his wife Dima Naseraldeen pose for photos with their children Nour, 8, left, and Alan, 5, right, in their apartment Wednesday, December 9, 2020 in Montreal. Dima Naseraldeen arrived in Montreal less than three years ago with her husband and their two sons. Earlier this year, when they had started to enjoy their new life in Canada, the city went into a lockdown, forcing them to stay at home and to put their work plans on hold. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Syrian refugees overcoming war memories brought back by COVID-19

A total of 45,919 Syrian refugees were resettled in Canada by April 2017

Ayham Abou Ammar and his wife Dima Naseraldeen pose for photos with their children Nour, 8, left, and Alan, 5, right, in their apartment Wednesday, December 9, 2020 in Montreal. Dima Naseraldeen arrived in Montreal less than three years ago with her husband and their two sons. Earlier this year, when they had started to enjoy their new life in Canada, the city went into a lockdown, forcing them to stay at home and to put their work plans on hold. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
FILE – Minister of Foreign Affairs François-Philippe Champagne speaks to media before the start of the Liberal cabinet retreat at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

Five-year-old Canadian orphan in Syrian camp set free, will come to Canada

The girl, known as Amira, was found on the side of the road last year

FILE – Minister of Foreign Affairs François-Philippe Champagne speaks to media before the start of the Liberal cabinet retreat at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

UN Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries

UN Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries

Cousin of Syria’s Assad says state confiscates his assets

Cousin of Syria’s Assad says state confiscates his assets