White Helmets

White Helmets, grateful for Oscar nod, hope for peace in Syria

Members of the Syria Civil Defence group, a neutral team of some 3,000 volunteers providing aid to Syria's rebel-held areas, expressed joy on Monday that a film documenting their work won an Oscar for best short documentary.

Syrian aid group White Helmets receives "Alternative Nobel prize"

The leader of a voluntary Syrian aid group that  assists civilian victims of the country's civil war was honoured Friday with an award often called "the Alternative Nobel prize”.

Syrian aid group White Helmets hails "alternative Nobel" prize win

A group of Syrian volunteers who work to assist civilians amid their country's civil war, often at great personal risk to themselves, were honoured Thursday with a prize that has commonly come to be known as 'the alternative Nobel prize.'