refugees

Good news keeps coming from Syria. First it was the liberation of Aleppo and many other towns and villages by the allied forces of Iran, Syria, Russia and Hezbollah. Now, the UN Migration Agency and implementing partners on the ground report that over 600,000 displaced Syrians have returned home.

UN agencies increased their 2017 appeal for South Sudan's refugees on Monday, saying they needed at least $1.4 billion to help alleviate "unimaginable" levels of suffering.

UN Secretary General António Guterres demanded Tuesday the end of discrimination against refugees and also warned that blind measures against terrorism have proven to be ineffective.

Syria's foreign minister on Monday called on the country's refugees to return home, official media reported, without directly commenting on a US ban targeting them.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has warned that nearly one million refugees from South Sudan are living under dire condition in displacement camps in the conflict-ridden region.

 More than 144,200 Palestine refugees living in Syria have sought fled the violence since 2011

In Paris today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the countries of Europe as well as the international community at large to work towards a compassionate and humane solution...

The bodies of nearly three dozen refugees, including women and children, have been found in Niger’s Sahara Desert, where they were apparently abandoned by smugglers en route to neighboring Algeria and eventually Europe.

Thousands of Palestinians have staged a protest rally in the besieged Gaza Strip, calling for an end to the nine-year Israeli siege of the coastal enclave.

UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner George Okoth-Obbo on Monday praised Iran's support for foreign refugees residing in Iran.

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