Ghana : Syrians finding refuge in Africa as war at home grinds on

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    Syrians finding refuge in Africa as war at home grinds on

    ACCRA, Ghana – As desperate Syrians flee the devastating war in their country, some are finding refuge in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana.

    One imam from Aleppo, Abdul Ghani Bandenjki, first visited Ghana in 2006 after being invited to officiate at prayers during the Ramadan holy month; when fighting broke out in Syria five years later, Bandenjki decided to return to this West African nation more than 3,000 miles (4,825 kilometers) away ...

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    Syrians finding refuge in Africa as war at home grinds on

    As desperate Syrians flee the devastating war in their country, some are finding refuge in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana.
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    In this photo taken Saturday, March.18, 2017, Abdul Ghani Bandenjki, left, teaches Arabic and the Quran, in a School in Tema, Ghana. Bandenjki first visited Ghana in 2006 after being invited to officiate at prayers during the Ramadan holy month. When fighting broke out in Syria five years later, Bandenjki decided to return to this West African nation more than 3,000 miles (4,825 kilometers) away. (AP Photo/ Jordi Perdigo) (The Associated Press)


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    "Soufan’s message: The failure of the West to address the conditions of refugees flooding into neighboring countries creates a situation like the one that gave rise to the Taliban and al-Qaida in Afghanistan 25 years ago — with consequences that could potentially be more disastrous."

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/syrias-r...ghtmare-terrorism-experts-warn-100006832.html

    Syria’s refugee crisis is also a security nightmare, terrorism experts warn

    As the number of Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war climbs well into the millions, there are new warnings from top U.S. counterterrorism experts that the exodus is posing a national security threat far more serious than any the United States...
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    Syria’s refugee crisis is also a security nightmare, terrorism experts warn


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    Syrians fleeing the war wait to enter Turkey near the Turkish border crossing at Akcakale in Sanliurfa province. (Photo: Bülent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

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