“‘It’s strange for us that Israel is more humanitarian than our Arab brothers,’ says father-of-two Ammar”

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Syria conflict: Injured civilians turn to historic foe Israel amid Deraa bloodshed
by Bel Trew
July 12, 2018

…Both Diaa and Mohammed are among a growing number of Syrians who fled fighting in the southern Syrian province and have found themselves depending on Israel, a historical foe. Some even talked of wanting to relocate to Israel, in one of the strangest developments of the seven-year conflict. Since the creation of Israel in 1948, the two countries have been bitter foes and have taken opposing sides in at least three wars, largely over the issue of the Palestinian territories. Syria, which is home to some 560,000 Palestinian refugees according to the United Nations, has refused to recognise that Israel exists. READ MORE

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