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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/18/2021 3:03:57 PM
Egypt proudly hosts 6 million migrants and refugees and is keen to provide them with a decent life in equity to its own citizens, according to a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Saturday on the occasion of International Migrants Day.

World - Region
12/12/2021 6:43:42 PM
Three members of Hamas died Sunday when shooting erupted at the funeral procession of a member of the Islamist movement in a South Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp, the group said.

World - Africa
12/10/2021 5:19:58 PM
More than 30,000 people in northern Cameroon have fled to Chad after ethnic clashes erupted at the weekend, claiming at least 22 lives, the UN's refugee agency said on Friday.

World - Africa
12/9/2021 9:49:57 PM
Several thousand people have fled deadly inter-ethnic clashes in northern Cameroon, seeking safety across the border in Chad, the Red Cross said Thursday.

World - International
12/9/2021 9:19:05 PM
A group of 15 EU member states have agreed to take in 40,000 Afghans for resettlement, Commissioner Ylva Johansson said on Thursday after meeting interior ministers.

World - International
12/7/2021 11:10:19 PM
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi warned of a surge of Afghan refugees amid mounting fears of economic collapse in the war-ravaged country and called for urgent economic aid.

World - Region
12/3/2021 6:23:50 PM
Pope Francis held an ecumenical prayer service for migrants and refugees in a church on the divided island of Cyprus on Friday, in which he spoke out against "closed-mindedness and prejudice".

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/30/2021 8:21:07 PM
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Tuesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted migration flows and labour mobility as well as remittances from expats to their home countries.

World - Region
11/30/2021 7:48:12 PM
The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees said Tuesday it was unable to pay its 28,000 employees on time this month because of a major funding crisis, warning of potential cuts in vital services to millions of people amid a global pandemic.

World - Region
11/25/2021 8:58:46 PM
A group of 93 asylum seekers stuck in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday in the first flight of its kind in two years, the UN refugee agency said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/24/2021 11:12:00 AM
The attempts by hundreds of Iraqi refugees to enter the EU from Belarus last week have once again underscored the plight of Iraqis seeking to find a better life abroad

World - Region
11/19/2021 3:44:17 PM
More than 28,000 Afghans have applied for temporary admission into the U.S. for humanitarian reasons since shortly before the Taliban recaptured Afghanistan and sparked a chaotic U.S. withdrawal, but only about 100 of them have been approved, according to federal officials.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/16/2021 10:32:00 PM
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called on Tuesday for sustainable financing for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees' (UNRWA) programmes to enable the agency to serve the Palestinian refugees.

World - Region
11/13/2021 3:41:21 PM
Three Iraqi nationals, including a woman, were killed in violence inside the northeastern Syrian camp of Al-Hol that houses relatives of suspected jihadists, a monitor said Saturday.

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/12/2021 11:09:30 PM

World - Region
11/12/2021 1:07:47 PM
Turkey's Civil Aviation Authority said Friday that the country is halting airline ticket sales to Iraqi, Syrian and Yemeni citizens wanting to travel to Belarus, which in recent months became a route for migrants and refugees to enter the European Union.

World - International
11/11/2021 9:13:30 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused the Greek prime minister of telling "lies" after Athens accused Ankara of "instrumentalising migration".

Egypt - Society
11/11/2021 4:16:31 PM
Two years ago, a 15-year-old Sudanese girl arrived in Egypt as an unaccompanied refugee. Her mother compelled her to flee her homeland because of a serious threat to her life there. The girl was raped in Cairo by a Sudanese national, and her life spiralled downward from there. Suffering is visible on her face, giving her a distinct personality and reflecting the awful torment she has endured her whole life. The apparent suffering on her face reflects abuse, dread, deprivation, worry, and deep estrangement in a harsh present that does not portend a compassionate future.

World - International
11/11/2021 3:09:10 PM
The number of people around the world forced to abandon their homes likely increased to more than 84 million in the first half of this year, an increase fueled in particular by conflicts in Africa, the UN refugee agency said Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/9/2021 8:39:39 PM
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party has been playing on hostility to Syrian refugees as a way of directing attention away from its own shortcomings, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

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