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Omar: amid world silence, our aim is helping al-Raqqa refugees

ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
The Co-Chair of Democratic Society Movement (known as TEV-DEM) in Cizîre canton Adalat Omar pointed out that they have launched a campaign to raise funds for al-Raqqa refugees while relief and humanitarian organizations are turning a blind eye to the refu ...

15 thousand refugees fled after opening a safe corridor

ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
15 thousand of refugees from al-Raqqa people fled IS areas after the Democratic Syrian Forces(SDF) opened corridors for insuring their exiting from the areas of clashes. The escaped reached Ain Issa Camp in one batch. ...

Al-Raqqa’s Civil Council releases a statement

ANHA - 2017-04-20 17:23
Al-Raqqa’s Civil Council released a statement on Thursday appealing to humanitarian organizations, and the UN body to help al-Raqqa refugees as they are experiencing difficult conditions, amid fears of diseases spreading. ...

Wrath of Euphrates: more than 10 thousand refugees liberated

ANHA - 2017-04-20 14:13
The displaced movements from al-Raqqa and its countryside to escape IS gangs’ oppression and massacres towards the liberated regions by Syrian Democratic Forces, the liberated displaced number on Wednesday reached 10 thousand refugees and they were secure ...

mobile hospital opened in Ain Issa Camp

ANHA - 2017-04-15 14:36
Kurdish Red Crescent and Swiss AVC organization provided a mobile hospital to Ain Issa Camp for refugees to provide medical services to displaced women in the camp. ...

Ai Weiwei calls on Gulf states to do more to help Syrian refugees

Reuters - 2017-04-12 14:21
DOHA (Reuters) - Chinese artist Ai Weiwei called on wealthy Gulf Arab states to take in more Syrians displaced by six years of civil war, saying the surge of refugees fleeing conflict in the Middle East was a "test for humanity". ...

Liberated people are increasing with SDF advancement

ANHA - 2017-04-12 13:54
People of al-Raqqa are still displacing from IS areas towards the liberated areas by the Democratic Syrian Forces in al-Raqqa. More than 160 refugees among them children, women and old people reached the liberated areas on Wednesday. ...

Demonstrations Against Deportation of Refugees to Be Held in London

BAS News - 2017-04-12 12:44
Over 30 Iraqis, most of them Kurds, will probably be deported ERBIL— To protest against the forced deportation of more than 30 Iraqi asylum seekers in the UK, the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees (IFIR) has set the stage for a demonstration to ...

IS targeting civilians, SDF vows revenge

ANHA - 2017-04-09 12:28
The Syrian Democratic Forces General Command stated that IS gangs having committed a massacre against Manzil village residents on April 5, they have shelled Safsafah al-Sharqiyah and refugees’ tents leaving dozens wounded, ...

Refugees situation worsening in Afrin canton amid lack of help

ANHA - 2017-04-09 12:28
the difficulties and problems of life of al-Shahba Camp refugees is deteriorating on all sides as the organizations that promised to provide assistances did not fulfill their promise, and the Labor and Social Affairs Body is calling on an emergency the in ...

Red Crescent doesn't expect fresh wave of Syrian refugees into Turkey

Reuters - 2017-04-08 15:51
CILVEGOZU, Turkey (Reuters) - The Turkish Red Crescent does not expect a fresh wave of Syrian refugees to head for Turkey after the chemical attack in the northwestern province of Idlib earlier this week, the humanitarian organization's head said on Satur ...

Nadia Murad addresses the Brandenburg Parliament

Nadia Murad - 2017-04-07 17:51
https://www.rbb-online.de/brandenburgaktuell/themen/un-sonderbotschafterin.html In the Brandenburg Parliament, Nadia Murad shared her experiences and thanked the parliament for welcoming Yazidi refugees. ...

Chobani Founder Stands by Hiring Refugees to Grow Business

The Kurdish Project - 2017-04-07 00:45
In a new interview, Chobani's founder and CEO defends his decision to hire refugees to grow his business. The post Chobani Founder Stands by Hiring Refugees to Grow Business appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

South Sudanese troops butchered civilians, shot children: refugees

Reuters - 2017-04-05 17:16
NGOMOROMO, Uganda (Reuters) - Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees fled into Uganda for a second day on Wednesday, bearing further grim testimony of an attack by government forces on the border town of Pajok in which at least 17 people were killed, accordi ...

Donors seek more funds for Syria, EU presses for peace

Reuters - 2017-04-04 02:33
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - International donors are set to pledge billions more dollars for Syrian refugees at a two-day conference from Tuesday that the European Union says must also help prepare for an eventual end to more than six years of war in Syria. ...

U.N. calls on Gulf countries to do more to help Syrian refugees

Reuters - 2017-04-02 17:55
KUWAIT (Reuters) - A senior United Nations refugee official on Sunday called on Gulf Arab states to give more to help Syrians displaced by six years of civil war, saying she saw little sign that the crisis would end any time soon. ...

In Lebanese town, mounting trash shows strain of refugees

Reuters - 2017-04-01 01:42
BAR ELIAS, LEBANON (Reuters) - At the entrance of a rural town in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, a blue sign says "Welcome to Bar Elias, population 50,000" but in the past six years, that number has more than doubled with Syrians seeking shelter from the war acr ...

Lebanon near 'breaking point' over Syrian refugee crisis: PM Hariri

Reuters - 2017-03-31 20:10
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said Lebanon was close to "breaking point" due to the strains of hosting 1.5 million Syrian refugees, and he feared unrest could spiral from tensions between them and Lebanese communities. ...

A UNICEF delegation visits the DAA

ANHA - 2017-03-29 16:15
A delegation of UNCEF organization visits the Autonomous Administration in Afrin canton to discuss health, services, and educational status quo in addition to the situation of the refugees. ...

640 more refugees from Shehba arrive in Efrîn

ANF/English - 2017-03-28 17:34
640 more refugees that were forced to leave Shehba region due to the cruelty of the Turkish army and allied gangs have arrived in Rojava's Efrin Canton today. ...

Manbij camp: 300 families are residing the wilderness

ANHA - 2017-03-28 14:10
Manbij camp administration continues providing help for refugees escaping the oppression of the Turkish occupation and IS gangs despite their poor possiblities, at the same time however they are deprived of any aid by relief organizations. ...

Kılıçdaroğlu says gov’t to give citizenship to 4 mln Syrians

Waar Media - 2017-03-26 18:57
WAAR-DUHOK: Chairman of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Saturday that the government would give Syrian refugees in Turkey citizenship after a critical referendum on April 16 that will introduce an executive ...

Polish PM draws link between London attack and EU migrant policy

Reuters - 2017-03-23 10:01
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's prime minister drew a link on Thursday between an attack in London targeting the British parliament and the European Union's migrant policy, saying the assault vindicated Warsaw's refusal to take in refugees. ...

Syrian Refugees Should Become Turkish Citizens

E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
Harun Yahya | Ekurd.net The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. The issue of granting citizenship to the Syrians was among the most important topics on the agenda of Turkey in July 2016. The issue had been a subject of heat ...

Wrath of Euphrates: fighters rescued 2,000 civilians

ANHA - 2017-03-20 16:56
ROKAN BARRY AL-RAQQA- The fighters of Wrath of Euphrates operation room opened a safe passage for about 2,000 refugees that fled from the occupied areas by the mercenaries, and drove them to an area in the eastern countryside of al-Raqqa. The fighters ope ...

31 Somalis killed in raid off Yemen coast: source

Reuters - 2017-03-17 09:56
CAIRO/DUBAI (Reuters) - Thirty-one Somali refugees were killed off the coast of Yemen late on Thursday when a helicopter attacked the boat they were traveling in, a local coast guard in the Houthi-controled Hodeidah area said. ...

Czech Aids IDPs, Refugees in Kurdistan with $500,000

BAS News - 2017-03-17 01:03
DUHOK — The government of Czech Republic has allocated $500,000 in humanitarian aids for refugees and IDPs settled in Duhok province of Kurdistan Region. The aid was announced during a meeting between Czech Ambassador to Baghdad, Jan Vyčítal, and Duhok G ...

US federal judge in Hawaii halts Trump’s second travel ban

Waar Media - 2017-03-16 13:12
WAAR-DUHOK: A federal court in Hawaii on Wednesday halted Donald Trump’s revised executive order temporarily closing US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries, dealing the president a humiliating fresh defeat. US District Ju ...

Refugees surge into China as Myanmar ethnic border conflict escalates

Reuters - 2017-03-13 09:12
NANSAN, China (Reuters) - Within earshot of mortar fire echoing from beyond a ring of hills, a sprawling relief camp in Southwestern China is swelling steadily after fighting erupted last week between a rebel ethnic army in Myanmar and government troops j ...

UN Sets up New Camp for IDPs form Western Mosul

BAS News - 2017-03-08 00:57
ISTANBUL — A new camp to accommodate those fleeing western Mosul has been established by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the vicinity of the major city in northern Iraq. Camp Chamakor was established this week, ...

Sheltering IDPs, Refugees Costs KRG over $1.4 Billion Yearly: PM

BAS News - 2017-03-06 18:22
Saudi Arabia plans to increase funds and humanitarian support to Kurdistan Region ERBIL — Sheltering nearly two million Syrian refugees and Iraqi internally displaces people (IDP) costs Kurdistan Region over $1.4 billion every year, said Kurdistan Region ...

Charities slam Calais ban that could halt food aid to migrants

Reuters - 2017-03-03 12:50
PARIS (Reuters) - Charities expressed outrage on Friday as the mayor of French port Calais, which has symbolized Europe's refugee crisis, signed a ban on gatherings that could stop aid groups distributing meals to migrants and refugees. ...
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