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Love without borders: Couple weds at refugee camp

Singing and dancing to traditional Syrian wedding songs by the light of plastic lanterns, a young couple Saher, 27, and Ruqaiya, 20, ties the knot inside a refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece.


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Thousands of Syrians have found refuge in tent camps in southern Turkey, and despite the trauma and harsh living conditions, life goes on. A couple of Syrian .

“We decided to get married here,” the groom told CNN in Arabic. “It was destiny to get married with no family members present. “We are definitely happy.”
He said he had imagined marrying and starting a new life with his bride in Germany but did not imagine that he would end up marrying on the Greek border. But after getting stranded for six weeks, they decided they could not wait any longer, and have now gone ahead with the wedding.

Sacher ended up at Idomeni after starting his journey from Deir ez-Zor, the largest city in the eastern part of Syria, and hoping to get to Germany to escape what he described as the ‘war and suffering’ in his homeland. via –

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