Tagged with Refugees

An Iraqi Refugee Leads Us Home

An Iraqi Refugee Leads Us Home

Abu Rafi surveyed what once was a familiar scene. Displaced from Qaraqosh, Iraq by the marauding ISIS forces, his family of ten fled to Kurdistan where he secured a two bedroom apartment. Now with ISIS in retreat, he traveled back to see the wreckage. Their home was robbed and burned. They used to host many … Continue reading

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Drowning

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Drowning

God, Over 150 people are dead in a disaster off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast. An equal number of would-be migrants were rescued, but the majority remain unaccounted for. Most on board the overloaded fishing boat were Egyptian, with a sizable segment of other nationalities. Turkey and Libya hold international focus as a launching pad of refugees … Continue reading