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World - International
6/14/2023 9:46:59 AM
Some 110 million people have had to flee their homes because of conflict, persecution, or human rights violations, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says. The war in Sudan, which has displaced nearly 2 million people since April, is but the latest in a long list of crises that has led to the record-breaking figure.

World - Region
6/12/2023 5:45:26 PM
Twelve years ago, millions of Syrians fled the ravages of the civil war in search of safety and a better life. Some settled in displacement camps in Syria, others managed to reach neighbouring countries or Europe.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/10/2023 6:56:25 PM
Egypt President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Saturday that the country received about 200,000 Sudanese refugees over the past eight weeks, stressing that security should be restored to neighbouring countries.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/8/2023 4:02:11 PM
The Egyptian cabinet passed a draft law in its weekly meeting to regulate the rights of asylum seekers and refugees in the country, according to a statement.

World - International
6/6/2023 11:59:46 AM
Bangladesh has promised that no Rohingya refugee will be returned to Myanmar against their will in a controversial proposed repatriation process, a top United Nations official has said.

World - Region
6/3/2023 12:29:45 PM
Despite a dire warning from the U.N. chief that the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees “is on the verge of financial collapse,” donors at a pledging conference on Friday provided just $107 million in new funds — significantly less than the $300 million it needs to keep helping millions of people.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/1/2023 4:03:35 PM
The UN said Thursday more than 100,000 Sudanese refugees had fled to neighbouring Chad since the conflict in Sudan broke out over six weeks ago, bringing the tally to more than half a million.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/29/2023 9:56:24 PM
The Government of Japan has announced extending its support to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Egypt, contributing $500,000 to provide critical food assistance to people fleeing the conflict in Sudan.

World - Region
5/29/2023 8:52:22 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won reelection in a runoff Sunday, following a nail-biter first round two weeks earlier.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/29/2023 7:39:00 PM
Egypt plays a central regional and international role in hosting large numbers of refugees of different nationalities who fled the Sudanese conflict, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/28/2023 7:22:58 PM
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has called for the international community to support countries hosting Sudan’s refugees, especially Egypt.

World - Region
5/27/2023 3:30:18 PM
The United Nations announced Saturday that it will suspend a plan to begin making aid payments to Syrian refugees in crisis-wracked Lebanon in dollars, after pushback from Lebanese officials.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/26/2023 4:51:12 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi discussed the need for the UN body to mobilize humanitarian and medical aid for countries hosting displaced Sudanese fleeing violence in their country.

World - Region
5/25/2023 6:51:34 PM
Turkey has launched the construction of nearly a quarter million housing units to resettle refugees in rebel-held northern Syria, Turkish media said, as repatriation efforts loom large in Turkey's presidential runoff.

World - Region
5/22/2023 5:24:44 PM
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has returned to the Arab fold after more than a decade of isolation, eyeing reconstruction and aid from formers foes as the conflict grinds on.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/22/2023 5:02:01 PM
The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) announced on Monday that it had allocated $5 million to support the United Nations' efforts in Egypt to help people fleeing conflict in Sudan.

World - Region
5/20/2023 10:55:50 PM
The Iraqi army is preparing to tighten the federal government's grip on a camp housing Turkish Kurdish refugees that Ankara has called an "incubator for terrorism", officials told AFP Saturday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/17/2023 9:00:00 PM
Egypt will receive $1 million from the Japanese government to alleviate the suffering of Sudanese who have fled their country to Egypt.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/17/2023 11:26:18 AM
The United Nations said Wednesday that $3.03 billion would be needed to provide urgent aid to people in conflict-ravaged Sudan and to over one million expected to flee into neighbouring countries this year.

World - Africa
5/14/2023 11:12:38 PM
There are close to 4 million people living in refugee camps across Africa. Of the more than 300 camps, nearly 70% are situated within 30km-50km of an international border.

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