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Dozens of Syrian and Palestinian refugees detained in the Egyptian city of Alexandria for trying to illegally migrate to Europe went on a hunger strike on Friday, a UN official said.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 09:17
More than 40,000 Syrians have fled to Iraqi Kurdistan in little over a week to escape an escalation in fighting between Kurdish rebels and Islamists, the United Nations said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 12:51
The number of children who have fled war-torn Syria hit one million on Friday, while two million kids have been displaced within their homeland`s borders by the conflict
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 09:11
President Barack Obama will tell G8 leaders that Washington is offering a new USD 300 million aid package for refugees inside and outside Syria, a senior official said.
Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 10:49
The United Nations has warmed that the number of refugees from Syria may double or even triple this year if the two-year-old bloody uprising does not end.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 16:27
The number of Syrians who have fled the war-ravaged country and are seeking assistance has now reached the one million mark, the United Nations’ refugee agency has said.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 16:17
The number of Syrians fleeing clashes in their country and residing in Turkey has exceeded 200.
Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 14:01
The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon receiving aid from the UN reached the mark of 115,000, according to the latest report from UNHCR.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 23:52
Most of the refugees are housed in camps in Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 22, 2012, 11:13
Iraq`s Kurdish region has reportedly received up to 9,000 Syrian refugees looking to flee their homeland following ongoing violence.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 18:02
The New York-based Human Rights Watch says the mines were planted in the past weeks.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 18, 2011, 14:13
Angelina Jolie, who is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), paid a visit to Syrian refugees on the country`s border with Turkey.
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