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Another small step for Syrian Refugees in "Aleppo Park"

Friday, 24 February 2017, 5:19 pm | Franklin Lamb

Sunday February 19, 2017 was an unseasonably warm day and frankly an exhilarating relief from the past couple of months of bitter cold and very rough storms across Lebanon. More >>

Life and Death Struggle for the Children of Syria

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 2:56 pm | Franklin Lamb

Meals for Syrian Children Refugees acknowledges that no one can help every Syrian child during the continuing carnage in their beloved country. But we aver that everyone can have the honor of fulfilling the solemn duty of each of us--to help someone. More >>

Beirut’s new Aleppo Park: A modest victory

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 12:30 pm | Franklin Lamb

A small victory for Syrian refugees in Lebanon was achieved this past weekend as the Beirut, USA and French based NGO, Meals for Syrian Refugees Children Lebanon (MSRCL) dedicated Aleppo Park in a vacant lot south of Beirut's Ramlet El Baida beach ... More >>

Trump’s overture to Putin and Assad may restore relations

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 2:33 pm | Franklin Lamb

Not for at least three quarters of a century have the American people elected a president who so openly disparages, discards and seemingly abhors the principles, standards, policies, ideas, and institutions at the center of post-WW II US foreign policy. More >>

Obama’s Stellar Effort to Preserve Heritage in Syria

Monday, 16 January 2017, 9:41 am | Franklin Lamb

President Obama's Syria legacy is already being widely debated. In 2009 the former Southside Chicago community organizer and Law Professor entered the White House promising a new direction and vision in the Middle East from that of his predecessor and pledging ... More >>

Will proxy politics bring death for Madaya siblings?

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:16 pm | Franklin Lamb

It was this past July that ten year old Ghina and six year old Nagham, old sisters of four year old Manal and three year old Mohammad-Kamal, left their apartment near the main street in Madaya, Syria to collect some medicine from the nearby town’s ... More >>

What is becoming of Syrian families fleeing East Aleppo?

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 5:26 pm | Franklin Lamb

Aleppo Update: What is becoming of Syrian families fleeing East Aleppo? Franklin Lamb Jibreen Refugee Center, SW of Aleppo More >>

Palestinian Social Fabric Frays in Lebanon's camps

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 4:02 pm | Franklin Lamb

Palestinian Social Fabric Frays in Lebanon's camps as Drug Dealers target Children by Franklin Lamb Shatila Palestinian Camp, Beirut More >>

Franklin Lamb: A Children’s Story from Syria

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 2:52 pm | Franklin Lamb

How Two Sisters, Ten Year Old Ghina and 8 Year Old Nagham, Survived Three Sniper Bullets in Syria More >>

Villagers Work to Restore Cultural Heritage

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 5:27 pm | Franklin Lamb

As our cultural heritage in Syria hemorrhages, villagers work to restore it Franklin Lamb Qalamoun Mountains, Syria Reports continue nearly daily of yet more damage to our archeological treasures Syria. A few examples include the recent ISIS destruction ... More >>

Team Clinton Focuses on the Demise of Hezbollah

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 3:46 pm | Franklin Lamb

Team Clinton Focuses on the Demise of Hezbollah by Franklin Lamb Tel Hara, on the Golan Plain, Syria More >>

Lebanon escalates denial of rights for Palestinian Refugees

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 4:08 pm | Franklin Lamb

The same “government” that systematically deprives Palestinian refugees in Lebanon of virtually all internationally mandated civil rights as described below is today (7/14/2015) shrieking à la Chicken Little that the sky is falling and that “the ... More >>

Accusations About Palmyra Looting Not Proved

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 4:19 pm | Franklin Lamb

Accusation claims Syrian and Russian troops are looting Palmyra! INDICTMENT NOT PROVED Franklin Lamb Palmyra More >>

What Four Syrian Refugee Children have achieved

Monday, 13 June 2016, 4:24 pm | Franklin Lamb

Given the unanticipated intense interest in the subject of my article , which resulted in the receipt of more than 1000 emails, approximately 130 being requests or inquiries about adopting the children (as if I had any right or role with the children’s ... More >>

U.S. financial regulations increase starvation

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 5:21 pm | Franklin Lamb

As of May 15, 2016, according to Save the Children and an assortment of UN agencies and NGO’s, nearly 7 million people are displaced within Syria, half of them are children and more than two million of the youngsters are at risk of becoming ill, ... More >>

The Responsibility to Protect?

Monday, 2 May 2016, 2:44 pm | Franklin Lamb

Can Responsibility to Protect (R2P) preserve our cultural heritage in Syria? Franklin Lamb Beirut This month’s Trafalgar Square exhibition in London of a digitally modeled replica of Syria’s 2000 year old Roman Triumphal Arch at Palmyra (Tadmor), which ... More >>

Restoring Our Cultural Heritage in Syria

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 3:43 pm | Franklin Lamb

Restoring Our Cultural Heritage in Syria —the Debate Over Why, How, When, by Whom, In What Order, & Who Pays? Intensifies! Franklin Lamb Beirut “It was a place to connect to your history, to your identity and to tell others, who were not from ... More >>

Iran and Russia join the global alliance

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 3:30 pm | Franklin Lamb

The Islamic Republic of Iran announced this week that it is ready to take part in the restoration of archeological monuments damaged or destroyed by ISIS terrorists in Palmyra (Tadmor), which was named one of the six UN World Heritage Sites in Syria ... More >>

Why is Lebanon holding Hannibal Gaddafi hostage?

Monday, 4 April 2016, 3:25 pm | Franklin Lamb

Why is Lebanon holding Hannibal Gaddafi hostage? Franklin Lamb Beirut As of this week, following his arrest on December 15, 2015, Hannibal Gaddafi, one of seven children of Moammar Gaddafi and his Widow Safia Farkash, has spent, without a scintilla of ... More >>

Why I bought 4 Syrian children off a Beirut street

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 12:29 pm | Franklin Lamb

This observer confesses to having purchased four children near Ramlet el Baida beach recently from a stressed –out Syrian woman. I am not sure if she was as she appeared to be or was from one of human trafficking gangs which operate widely these days ... More >>



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