EU give extra 20 million euros in humanitarian funding for Syrian refugees in Jordanimage
30 Jan 2015

EU give extra 20 million euros in humanitarian funding for Syrian refugees in Jordan

The aid is part of a new overall package of 136 million euros in humanitarian funding for the Syria crisis, […]

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Urgent aid delivery to Syrian refugees in Jordanimage
30 Jan 2015

Urgent aid delivery to Syrian refugees in Jordan

Kuwaiti Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sanea supervised the distribution of humanitarian aid to […]

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Protecting Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africaimage
30 Jan 2015

Protecting Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africa

Children in the region confront horrors and hardships that almost defy belief. They have been blown apart by bombs at […]

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New U.N. program sends 54 convoys to Syriaimage
29 Jan 2015

New U.N. program sends 54 convoys to Syria

The United Nations says it has carried out 54 aid deliveries to Syrians through newly-authorized convoys from neighboring countries since […]

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Jordan launches 2015 Syrian refugee response planimage
29 Jan 2015

Jordan launches 2015 Syrian refugee response plan

The plan covers the humanitarian and development aspects of addressing the Syrian crisis and its impact on Jordan, said Minister […]

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Turkey Opens Biggest Camp for Kobane Refugeesimage
29 Jan 2015

Turkey Opens Biggest Camp for Kobane Refugees

The camp, located in the Turkish border town of Suruc, will initially house a relatively small number of refugees, but […]

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200,000 Syrian child refugees forced into slave labour in Lebanonimage
29 Jan 2015

200,000 Syrian child refugees forced into slave labour in Lebanon

Eleven-year-old Abdullah was working on a construction site last week when he accidentally swallowed a rusty nail. He was one […]

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UK stars from Sting to Emma Thompson call on PM to help Syrian refugeesimage
28 Jan 2015

UK stars from Sting to Emma Thompson call on PM to help Syrian refugees

A year ago, Britain announced it would accept several hundred of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees as part of a […]

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Kuwait Red Crescent Society Distributes 140 tons of aid to Syrian refugees in Jordanimage
28 Jan 2015

Kuwait Red Crescent Society Distributes 140 tons of aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan

Volunteers of Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) distributed here on Sunday about 140 tons of humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees […]

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Kuwait Red Crescent Society Distributes 140 tons of aid to Syrian refugees in Jordanimage
28 Jan 2015

Kuwait Red Crescent Society Distributes 140 tons of aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan

Volunteers of Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) distributed here on Sunday about 140 tons of humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees […]

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Two EU commissioners to visit Jordan, Lebanonimage
28 Jan 2015

Two EU commissioners to visit Jordan, Lebanon

EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides, and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes […]

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Angelina Jolie visited northern Iraq to promote awareness of the deteriorating conditions in refugee campsimage
28 Jan 2015

Angelina Jolie visited northern Iraq to promote awareness of the deteriorating conditions in refugee camps

The U.N. special envoy visited the Khanke refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan, which provides shelter to around 20,000 survivors of […]

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UK STARS CALL ON PM TO HELP SYRIAN REFUGEESimage
28 Jan 2015

UK STARS CALL ON PM TO HELP SYRIAN REFUGEES

A star-studded list of UK celebrities from Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson, to musician Sting and designer Vivienne Westwood wrote to […]

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Avoiding a Permanent Refugee Trap in Turkeyimage
28 Jan 2015

Avoiding a Permanent Refugee Trap in Turkey

The vast majority of Turkey’s Syrian refugees are not in camps but among the broader population; only 220,000 remain in […]

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CYPRUS IS THE BIGGEST JAIL FOR SYRIAN REFUGEESimage
23 Jan 2015

CYPRUS IS THE BIGGEST JAIL FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

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Syrian refugees at snowed-in camp long for ceasefireimage
21 Jan 2015

Syrian refugees at snowed-in camp long for ceasefire

When a deadly snow storm hit Lebanon last week, Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley sheltered in tents made from […]

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Arab Lawyers Association urges support for Jordan to deal with Syrian refugeesimage
21 Jan 2015

Arab Lawyers Association urges support for Jordan to deal with Syrian refugees

he Arab Lawyers Association has called for support of the Kingdom to help it face the burdens created by the […]

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Lebanon’s winter harsh on Syrian refugeesimage
21 Jan 2015

Lebanon’s winter harsh on Syrian refugees

Rawda, her husband and eight children were in their makeshift shelter of tin and timber and the wind was tossing […]

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The Number of New Syrian Refugees Dropped by 44%image
21 Jan 2015

The Number of New Syrian Refugees Dropped by 44%

The U.N. officials had saidundefined that the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon has dropped sharply due to restrictions recently […]

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THE FORGOTTEN SYRIANS WHO DIED THROUGH ZEINA STORM IN LEBANONimage
21 Jan 2015

THE FORGOTTEN SYRIANS WHO DIED THROUGH ZEINA STORM IN LEBANON

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Zara and Mosaic Initiative for Syria have organised a fundraising dinner for the Syrian refugeesimage
20 Jan 2015

Zara and Mosaic Initiative for Syria have organised a fundraising dinner for the Syrian refugees

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Ali stands in solidarity with the sufferings of the Syrian refugeesimage
13 Jan 2015

Ali stands in solidarity with the sufferings of the Syrian refugees

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Syrian conflict killed 76,021 people in 2014image
07 Jan 2015

Syrian conflict killed 76,021 people in 2014

The Syrian conflict claimed the lives of 76,021 people in 2014, according to the UK-based monitoring group Syrian Observatory for […]

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New Lebanese restrictions on Syrian refugeesimage
07 Jan 2015

New Lebanese restrictions on Syrian refugees

The UN wants the government to clarify whether the “most vulnerable refugees” can still gain access to Lebanon. Travel between […]

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Lebanon implements new controls at Syrian borderimage
07 Jan 2015

Lebanon implements new controls at Syrian border

Lebanon enforced new immigration controls at the Syrian border on Monday in a move to gain control of the steady […]

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New Visa Requirement For Syrians Entering Lebanonimage
07 Jan 2015

New Visa Requirement For Syrians Entering Lebanon

Syrians will soon need visas to cross into Lebanon, amid the world’s worst refugee crisis since World War II. Neighboring […]

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U.N. appeals for $8.4 billion for humanitarian relief to Syriansimage
07 Jan 2015

U.N. appeals for $8.4 billion for humanitarian relief to Syrians

The United Nations launched its biggest ever humanitarian appeal for Syria on Thursday, seeking $8.4 billion after only securing about […]

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smugglers earned £2m from piloting second abandoned ship to Italyimage
07 Jan 2015

smugglers earned £2m from piloting second abandoned ship to Italy

A Syrian refugee who piloted more than 700 illegal migrants on the Italian ‘Ghost Ship’ has claimed a trafficking gang […]

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How can you help syrian refugees in Turkeyimage
07 Jan 2015

How can you help syrian refugees in Turkey

Regardless of whether we live off a modest English language teacher’s wage, have acquired a holiday apartment on these shores […]

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More help for Syrian refugeesimage
07 Jan 2015

More help for Syrian refugees

The UAE has played a remarkable role thus far in helping Syria’s harried refugees. From 2012 to June 2014, humanitarian […]

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Abandoned Syrian migrants take refuge in Italyimage
06 Jan 2015

Abandoned Syrian migrants take refuge in Italy

efugees from the Syrian conflict, abandoned by people traffickers on an animal cargo ship in the Mediterranean, are being found […]

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Europe’s fear of Syria’s ghost boatsimage
06 Jan 2015

Europe’s fear of Syria’s ghost boats

The story of the Ezadeen, the ship set on autopilot and set towards Europe with 450 fleeing Syrian refugees on […]

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Syrian Refugees abandoned on 2nd shipimage
06 Jan 2015

Syrian Refugees abandoned on 2nd ship

CORIGLIANO CALABRO, Italy — A cargo ship abandoned by its crew with 359 Syrian refugees on board was towed ashore […]

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1.6 million Syrian refugees brace for brutal winter in Turkeyimage
06 Jan 2015

1.6 million Syrian refugees brace for brutal winter in Turkey

With the arrival of winter weather and snowfall last week, increased hardship lies ahead for approximately 1.6 million Syrian refugees […]

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Turkey resorts to running double-shift classes for Syrian refugee childrenimage
06 Jan 2015

Turkey resorts to running double-shift classes for Syrian refugee children

Turkey’s education ministry has started to run double-shift classes for Syrian refugee children, in a bid to cope with the […]

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UNESCO calls to protect cultural sites in Iraq and Syriaimage
06 Jan 2015

UNESCO calls to protect cultural sites in Iraq and Syria

Ahead of her first visit to Turkey on Monday, Irina Bokova, the Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific […]

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Arab spring prompts biggest migrant wave since second world warimage
06 Jan 2015

Arab spring prompts biggest migrant wave since second world war

The two “ghost ships” discovered sailing towards the Italian coast last week with hundreds of migrants – but no crew […]

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The world’s extraordinary refugee crisis demands extraordinary aidimage
06 Jan 2015

The world’s extraordinary refugee crisis demands extraordinary aid

The Turkish government recently began issuing identification cards to refugees from the more than 3-year-old civil war in neighboring Syria. […]

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Syrian refugees settle in to U.S. after unsettling upheavalimage
06 Jan 2015

Syrian refugees settle in to U.S. after unsettling upheaval

Khaled Smaisem’s nightmare began with a phone call — his own. Details of a private conversation the former Syrian journalist […]

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