Trump Orders Missile Strikes in Syria

Trump Orders Missile Strikes in Syria

IndyKids’ Staff   On Saturday, April 14, President Trump ordered missile strikes against Syria. In a televised announcement, the president claimed that the strikes were meant to be retaliation against chemical weapons used by the Syrian government. Critics...

Refugee Team at 2016 Summer Olympics

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 13 Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini, 18, hopes to be part of the small team of Refugee Olympic Athletes that will compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. PHOTO: ONU Brasil Imagine losing everything in a war that killed more than...

Children Of War: How war is affecting children in Syria

By ANAND JAUREGUILORDA, age 10 According to the United Nations Children’s Fund, 70 percent of child refugees from Syria in Lebanon alone do not attend school. PHOTO: DFID – UK Department for International Development Imagine waking up to the sound of an...

Climate Crisis: The Now Factor

By NICHOLAS HOWARD-JENNINGS, age 10, ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12, and MARIANNE NACANAYNAY, age 12 Introduction by IndyKids Staff Illustrations by Kit Mills On April 22, 2015, President Obama gave his Earth Day address from the Florida Everglades, a national park that...