The Lebanese government has disallowed Syrians from registering as refugees since May 2015.
Hariri said he hoped this move would open “a new gateway for a responsible dialogue…that deals with divisive issues and their repercussions on Lebanon’s relations with Arab brothers.”
Millions of people are victims of continued discrimination, exclusion and persecution, says UN refugee agency’s new report, calling for “immediate action” to secure equal nationality rights for all.
Earlier on Thursday, Syria’s army declared victory over ISIS, saying its capture of the jihadists’ last town in the country marked the collapse of their three-year, hardline reign in the region.
Live from his concert in Vancouver, the 74-year-old Pink Floyd co-founder highlighted the plight of Palestinians by projecting images of the Separation Wall during the song ‘Us and Them’.
It is paramount that all stakeholders, especially global leaders, adopt a rights-based approach in seeking arrangements for safe and orderly migration to preventing exploitation.
Hospitals, schools and people fleeing violence have been “targeted by direct air strikes” that may amount to war crimes, the UN said.
Buses carrying Syrian militants and refugees left a Lebanese border area bound for rebel-held Syria on Wednesday, under a deal made after Shi’ite Hezbollah routed Sunni Islamist Nusra Front insurgents in their last foothold at the frontier.
More than a year after the EU-Turkey deal, the number of asylum seekers arriving in Greece has reduced drastically while those already stuck are suspended in a state of uncertainty.
In Germany – a country where going to the theatre is a deeply ingrained cultural tradition – the stage is a place to confront pressing political issues.
Blocking of the service, which is aimed at targeting Syrians living in Arsal, has not only inconvenienced residents, but has also left them with reduced access to emergency services.
Syrian refugees have been banned from the US for the next 120 days. Whatever happens next, the country they are fleeing will never be the same again.
Trump’s initial order caused chaos at airports and was hit with more than two dozen lawsuits, many that claimed it discriminated against Muslims.
Donald Trump’s executive order triggered chaos at some US and overseas airports, led to international protests, complaints from US businesses and drew more than a dozen legal challenges.
US Muslim and Latino advocates have joined forces in opposing changes to immigration rules by President Donald Trump.
Through Chatterbox, refugees are teaching Swahili, Arabic, Korean and Farsi to university students, business people and private clients.
The study used fundraising data from the Swedish Red Cross, which showed a significant increase in donations after news of Kurdi’s death.
Syrians have poured into Idlib at an accelerating rate over the last year, forced to abandon their homes in other parts of western Syria that the government and its foreign military allies have recaptured from rebels.
Integrating large refugee populations goes far beyond simply offering citizenship to some.
Trauma, sleepless nights and the memories of war continue to haunt Aleed, Nauiroz and their children as they struggle to make a life in Lisbon.
At the school, set up by volunteers, they will be taught how to hold a pencil, write their names and count to 10. The teenagers among them will begin making up for lost time.
Since 2015, Greece has been the main entry point into Europe for refugees and migrants fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East and beyond.
The UN and Jordanian government are using football camps to encourage friendship between young Jordanian girls and their Syrian counterparts.
A 21-year-old Syrian refugee was arrested for killing a pregnant woman in Germany with a machete. The police do not suspect any connections with terrorism.
A Syrian man killed himself and seriously wounded 12 others after detonating a bomb outside a music festival in Bavaria.
Erdogan has said that granting citizenship and giving work permits to migrants would serve Turkey’s interests and also improve their living standards.
As the loneliest man in Istanbul taught me, we cannot let war strip us of our humanity and we cannot let our struggles make us ungenerous.
A new report on the issue has called for concrete steps to be taken in order to avert the emergence of what it called “right-wing terrorist structures”.
As the refugee crisis persists, countries look at long-term ways to integrate refugees as economically productive members of society
Trump’s struggle to unify Republicans was apparent at the evangelical Faith & Freedom conference, where several speakers studiously avoided speaking his name.
Hundreds of migrants were rescued and four bodies also recovered, in the third incident in a week.
The migrants – fleeing wars, oppression and poverty – often do not know how to swim and do not have life jackets. They pay hundreds or thousands of dollars to make the crossing from Libya to Italy, by far the most dangerous border passage for migrants in the world.
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With the world’s economies growing ever more interconnected and the current recession-like conditions in many key economies, India needs to build a robust firewall in the event of a global crisis.
“We have a lot of salesmen in the European Council and only a few statesmen,” said Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament, bemoaning the current crop of EU government chiefs who are struggling to overcome a string of crises.
The prime minister has decided that Britain will take more Syrian child refugees who had made it to Europe, in a move to quell a rebellion in his party before a referendum on EU membership.
As Europe grappled with Syrians fleeing the country’s civil war last autumn, Obama promised to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of fiscal year 2016.
Turkey presses ahead with an EU deal aimed at shutting down the main route for illegal migration into Europe, amidst protests from human rights campaigners and the migrants themselves.
Given that an ISIS attack in Paris just helped fuel the sweeping election victory of an actually fascist party in France, it’s a bit mystifying how anyone can be so sanguine about the likelihood of a Trump victory in the U.S.
On one side, there are 2 million displaced Syrian refugees in great distress and on the other, more than 2 million Muslims, totally disconnected from the tragedy, spending their life savings to indulge in a 1400-year-old ritual.