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British Universities Offer Refuge to Academics Fleeing Syrian War

British universities including Oxford, the oldest in the country, are opening their doors to academics fleeing Syria's civil war, expecting an exchange of ideas based on their research and experiences that will benefit both sides. Academics have been directly targeted by Islamic State, the militant Sunni group that controls large swathes of Iraq and Syria and killed three staff of Iraq's Mosul University last month, according to a London-based charity. Life is extremely...

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