by Amanda Casanova
...About 7,000 Christians from northern Iraq have fled to Jordan, according to the Associated Press. The country has not granted them permission to work as Jordanian officials say they cannot afford it.
"We've lost hope in everything," said 67-year-old Hinda Ablahat, who lives with other refugees in a church shelter in Amman, the capital of Jordan. "We've been sitting here for a year and nothing has happened..."