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Egypt - Society
3/31/2023 1:55:41 PM
The Islamic Research Academy (AIRA) of Egypt's Al-Azhar – the world's leading Sunni Muslim religious institution – has joined the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in their global Ramadan campaign to provide urgent relief to refugees and forcibly displaced people around the world.

World - Africa
3/30/2023 4:33:52 PM
Food aid rations for refugees in Burundi, mostly Congolese fleeing violence in eastern DR Congo, will be halved from April 1, the World Food Programme (WFP) announced Thursday, citing a lack of funding.

World - International
3/22/2023 6:00:39 PM
Rohingya refugees said Wednesday they doubted Myanmar was offering a genuine return to their homeland, as a spokesman for the country's military junta said it would begin welcoming back members of the persecuted minority as soon as next month.

World - International
3/18/2023 9:53:44 PM
Pope Francis on Saturday greeted thousands of refugees brought to Europe by Christian charities, recognising their difficult journeys and hailing their desire to "live free from fear and insecurity".

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/7/2023 11:00:17 AM
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb announced on Monday that he has given directives to send relief aid to Rohingya Muslim refugees after a devastating fire destroyed their refugee camps in Bangladesh.

World - Region
3/4/2023 8:19:12 PM
The UN on Saturday urged countries to speed up taking Syrian refugees from earthquake-hit zones in Turkey, saying they were facing the trauma of loss and displacement all over again.

World - International
2/22/2023 12:04:17 PM
Nearly 1 million people applied for international protection in the European Union in 2022, according to data published Wednesday, bringing the number of asylum requests to a level not seen since the refugee crisis of 2015-2016.

World - War in Ukraine
2/17/2023 3:39:50 PM
Months after Russian forces occupied southern Ukraine's Kherson province last year, they started paying visits to the home of a Ukrainian woman and her Russian husband.

World - Region
2/17/2023 1:38:37 PM
Syrian refugees living in Turkey sought to get back to their war-torn country on Friday after swathes of their adopted homes were destroyed by last week's earthquake.

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/9/2023 2:17:04 PM

World - International
2/5/2023 3:02:15 PM
Some refugees and asylum-seekers in Brussels have been spending months in between the Street of Palaces and the Small Castle, quite literally.

World - Region
1/24/2023 5:45:49 PM
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, appealed Tuesday for $1.6 billion for its work in 2023, as it struggles to overcome chronic budget shortfalls.

World - Region
1/18/2023 3:35:03 PM
On New Year's Eve, a small boat carrying more than 230 would-be migrants, most of them Syrians, broke down and began to sink after setting sail from the northern coast of Lebanon.

World - Region
1/10/2023 10:24:37 PM
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Tuesday warned Syrian opposition groups against "provocations" amid ongoing protests over normalization talks between Ankara and Damascus.

World - International
1/8/2023 5:26:59 PM
More than 100 weak and hungry Rohingya Muslim refugees were among the latest group to reach ashore in Indonesia on Sunday after a long and dangerous journey aboard a wooden boat.

World - International
12/25/2022 12:33:00 PM
A broken-down boat carrying 57 Rohingya refugees landed on Indonesia's western coast on Sunday after a month at sea, police said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/26/2022 4:52:00 PM
Hostility to Syrian refugees in Turkey has resurfaced after last week’s bomb attack in Istanbul.

World - International
11/24/2022 2:37:00 PM
"Unprecedented" world events including the war in Ukraine are driving record numbers of people to move to Britain, statisticians said Thursday, even as ministers vow to clamp down on post-Brexit immigration.

World - Region
11/5/2022 2:56:05 PM
Scores of Syrian refugees headed home Saturday from eastern Lebanon in the second convoy in less than two weeks as Beirut attempts to organize a mass refugee return to the war-torn country.

World - War in Ukraine
11/2/2022 10:53:14 PM
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has driven some 14 million Ukrainians from their homes in "the fastest, largest displacement witnessed in decades,'' sparking an increase in the number of refugees and displaced people worldwide to more than 103 million, the UN refugee chief said Wednesday.

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