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“I will try it again,” declared one of the few survivors of a highly hazardous illegal immigration attempt to Europe—he had watched his companions drown in the Mediterranean a few years ago. This statement alone should have prompted the Egyptian government to review the reasons why thousands of Egyptian youths, motivated by the desire to …
UN envoy Staffan de Mistura symbolically ended a meeting on Syria after saying no aid convoys reached besieged cities. He said the time had come for Russia and the United States to both push for an Aleppo ceasefire.
In an attempt to save their lives, millions of Syrians left their bombarded homes behind. Ever since the start of the civil war in Syria five years ago, the lives of Syrian refugees have been a chain of suffering and misery. Those who came to Egypt were some of the luckiest, as the main challenges …
Syrians are growing increasingly desperate for food, with one report claiming people had traded a car for rice. The Assad regime has also denied aid requests for medical supplies, including burn kits and surgical tools.
Amnesty International has accused Turkey of forcibly returning thousands of refugees to war-torn Syria. Ankara recently struck a deal with the EU to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
73 Syrian and Palestinian refugees detained in Karmooz police station
Illegal migrants arrested on Beheira coast
By Matthew Timmerman Now well into its fourth year, the crisis in Syria stands as the world’s worst refugee crisis since the Rwandan genocide exactly 20 years ago. It’s believed a variety of Syria-specific circumstances have resulted in the scope of the disaster witnessed, the most notable being the nature of the stalemate. Not just any …
Amnesty International says Egypt must halt all detention and deportation of refugees fleeing Syrian conflict
People in Syria and Iraq are the least likely in the world to report experiencing positive emotions. Syrians’ positivity declined the most between 2011 and 2012. Latin Americans remain the most positive in the world.
Politicians cite Egypt’s “pan-Arab” role
Entry requirements include having a prior visa
Accused said to be requesting asylum in Scotland
Jordan says more than 200,000 Syrian refugees have crossed into its territory since the conflict in neighbouring Syria erupted in March last year.