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Opinion - Opinion
8/16/2023 11:59:00 AM
Refugees continue to flood to neighbouring countries, including South Sudan, which has its own refugee problem and can hardly handle the situation, particularly in terms of resources. Egypt, meanwhile, topped the list of countries receiving the Sudanese people, confirming further the close historic ties between the two countries.

World - Region
8/11/2023 2:30:39 PM
The United Nations refugee agency said Friday it was “extremely concerned” over the return of more than 100 Syrian nationals from Cyprus to Lebanon without being screened to determine whether they need legal protection and who may be deported back to their war-wracked homeland.

World - Region
8/9/2023 10:29:32 PM
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Wednesday that the biggest obstacle to millions of refugees returning home is a lack of infrastructure, devastated by more than a decade of civil war.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/1/2023 9:10:44 PM
An effective international response to the Sudanese refugee crisis is still lacking despite escalating humanitarian needs.

World - Region
8/1/2023 7:14:50 PM
Syria has expressed its willingness to receive 180,000 displaced refugees from Lebanon at the first stage, said Lebanese Minister of the Displaced Issam Charafeddine on Tuesday.

World - Region
7/30/2023 10:50:42 AM
The Ain Al-Hilweh camp in Sidon, Lebanon, has now returned to a state of calm after a period of security tension resulting in injuries, including two girls, on the night between Saturday and Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/19/2023 9:14:00 PM
Are Arab refugees in Egypt taking jobs away from Egyptians? The statistics say no, at least with regard to Syrians, many of whom brought along large sums of money which they invested in various enterprises.

World - Region
7/19/2023 10:27:53 AM
The United Nations food agency said Tuesday it will reduce monthly cash aid for 120,000 Syrian refugees living in two camps in Jordan because of what it described as an “unprecedented funding crisis.”

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/12/2023 11:03:00 PM
Chad’s President Idriss Déby, Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir arrived in Cairo Wednesday to participate in Sudan Neighbouring Countries Summit Thursday upon an invitation from President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
7/12/2023 10:25:00 PM
The conflict in Sudan has displaced nearly 3 million people since 15 April 2023, with almost 700,000 seeking safety in neighbouring countries, according to recent figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Displacement Tracking Matrix.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/6/2023 3:41:47 PM
Head of Libya's Presidential Council Mohamed Al-Menfi said he will participate in Sudan’s Neighbouring Countries Summit, scheduled to be held in Egypt mid-July, reported Al-Qahera News on Wednesday evening.

World - International
6/27/2023 4:35:05 PM
Over 2.4 million refugees globally will need resettling in 2024, a 20 percent increase compared to 2023, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Monday.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/25/2023 3:04:00 PM
Sudan has cut consular fees at its embassy in Cairo by 50 percent to help thousands of its citizens who have taken refuge in Egypt since fighting began in their country in April.

Egypt - Health
6/21/2023 2:03:16 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population launched an automated response hotline to address the healthcare needs of Sudanese refugees in Egypt.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/20/2023 2:17:16 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs celebrated World Refugee Day on Tuesday, which the UN observes annually on 20 June to recognize refugees worldwide, according to a statement from the ministry on Tuesday.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/19/2023 10:39:00 PM
Donors at a UN conference on Monday pledged close to $1.5 billion to combat the humanitarian crisis in Sudan and help its neighbours host refugees fleeing the fighting.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/19/2023 12:06:26 PM
The European Union will provide a total of €100 million in assistance to Egypt for border management and to absorb the new wave of Sudanese refugees, announced Josep Borrell, the high representative of the EU for foreign affairs and security policy and vice president of the European Commission.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/15/2023 9:51:22 PM
The United Nations Refugees Agency (UNHCR) is organizing a run and expo in Cairo - among other activities - on 23 June to mark World Refugee Day.

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.

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