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Foreign minister suggests it necessary to allocate more resources to UNHCR office in Egypt
Programme will benefit refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons in MENA
This was agreed on in a meeting on Wednesday between the UNHCR and the Minister of Health Ahmed Emad El-Din
UNHCR head Grandi discusses refugee crisis during his second visit to Arab region since taking office in January
The UN high commissioner for refugees is meeting with high-level Egyptian officials during his visit to Cairo
Egypt believes voting should be done by all UN member states
The New York declaration lacks details on some implementation mechanisms, says researcher
Children make up nearly half of refugees worldwide. DW’s Kathleen Schuster spoke with the UNHCR’s Babar Baloch about the perils that children face as refugees.
The UNHCR says it has granted asylum to a “fair number” of Oromo people recently
The UNHCR statement did not provide information about the alleged protest that took place in front of their office
A cease-fire called by South Sudan’s leadership seemed to be holding on Tuesday. Civilians in Juba ventured out of make-shift shelters for the first time in days. Many took advantage of the truce to leave the capital.
The recent refugee crisis in the Arab world and Europe has taken the spotlight off Sub-Saharan Africa. But a new report by UNHCR reveals that the situation in Africa in 2015 was also grim. Here is a graphical overview.
El-Shorbagy, Amin are the first Egyptians to make it to the shortlist for the high-ranking position
Agreement is expected to benefit 30,000 refugees through 3,000 post offices: Al-Saghir
Canadian mayors, provincial premiers and federal opposition parties, as well as numerous faith groups and even a retired military general have all jumped head-first into the refugee crisis, with many calling for Canada to increase the numbers it takes in of people displaced by Syria’s four-and-a-half-year-old war
The three-year-old boy the world has come to know as Aylan Kurdi is now buried with his older brother and mother in his hometown of Kobani in Syria. It’s hard to imagine a tragedy so profound and so heart wrenching as the sight of his lifeless body lying face down on a beach in Turkey, …
According to data released by the Turkish Interior Ministry, 1,905,984 Syrians are registered in 82 cities. The number of Syrians living in 25 camps set up in 10 cities is 262,134. These statistics clearly show that nearly 1.7 million Syrians are trying to survive outside the camps on their own.
Code of conduct was developed during two-day conference in Cairo
Egyptian, Libyan officials held talks in Matruh last month, and agreed to open the borders to Libyans entering Egypt
The majority of African domestic workers in Egypt have fled their home countries due to hardships, only to find more traumatising experiences in Egyptian households
Nearly 5,000 Palestinians live in poverty in Sharqeya governorate
Dozens still held in prison in Alexandria despite release order
73 Syrians and Palestinian-Syrians refugees have been held for over 100 days in detention despite Prosecution’s release order
“Egypt’s speech a snap back to Turkey’s interference in Egyptian affairs,” says analyst
Through work by five photographers, the exhibition explores a side of refugees’ lives in Egypt
Illegal immigration attempts continue despite turmoil in Libya
UN able to reach only 60% of refugees in Egypt needing assistance this winter due to lack of funding
By Matthew Timmerman Lebanon recently announced it will further curtail the flow of Syrian refugees across its border. With these refugees numbering half the size of the country’s indigenous population (by the government’s estimate), occupying 60% of the labour market, and the total cost of their accommodation estimated at $3bn – it’s a calculated decision …
“We are facing a scandal in terms of Egypt’s and Saudi Arabia’s human rights records”, says lawyer Gamal Eid