Refugee camp

From Palestinian refugee camp to London, Paris, Dubai boutiques

 In a small workshop in a Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns onto a blue shawl, destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Fire kills one at Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon

Lebanon is hosting at least 1 million registered Syrian refugees, many of them living in tented settlements scattered around the country. The government says there are about 1.5 million Syrians in the country.

Jul 02, 2017, 20:21 PM IST

Islamic State attack on refugee camp kills 32 in Syria's Hasakeh

As many as 32 persons were killed and several others injured in a suicide attack by Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria (ISIS) militants on a refugee camp in Syria`s Hasakeh province, local media reports said.

May 03, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

At least 76 killed in air strike on Nigerian refugee camp: ICRC

At least 76 people were killed in Tuesday`s accidental Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than 100 were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRC) said on Wednesday. 

Jan 18, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns home, thanks government

Gurpreet, an Indian woman allegedly kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter by her in-laws, came back home on Thursday.

Feb 04, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns today

Gurpreet, an Indian woman allegedly kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter by her in-laws, will reach India on Thursday morning.

Feb 04, 2016, 09:30 AM IST

Doctors warn of disease risk at Hungary refugee camp

Medical workers at the Hungarian border warned on Saturday of desperate conditions for pregnant women and the risk of disease spreading at the under-equipped camp where thousands of refugees are streaming in daily.

Sep 13, 2015, 02:01 AM IST

'At least 2 dead in blast at Northeast Nigeria refugee camp'

At least two people were killed Friday in a blast at a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the emergency services said.

Sep 11, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

DNA: Diplomatic privileges and immunities with regard to Gurgaon incident

Angelina Jolie meets ISIS victims at refugee camp in northern Iraq.

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Sep 10, 2015, 11:28 AM IST

UN expands refugee camp in Kenya as South Sudan conflict rages

 Kakuma camp in northern Kenya is expanding by nearly a half, the UN refugee agency said on Saturday, to house refugees fleeing nearby South Sudan as hopes fade for peace in the world`s newest nation.

Jun 21, 2015, 09:57 AM IST

Kenya warned over closing world`s biggest refugee camp

The United Nations warned Kenyan authorities Tuesday that closing the world`s biggest refugee camp complex would have "extreme humanitarian and practical consequences" and would violate international law.

Apr 14, 2015, 21:14 PM IST

Islamic State takes 90 percent of Damascus refugee camp: Monitor

 Islamic State has taken control of 90 percent of a Palestinian refugee camp on the Damascus outskirts where 18,000 civilians have suffered years of bombing, army siege and militia control, a monitoring group said on Saturday.

Apr 04, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

Islamic State militants battle armed groups in Syria refugee camp

Palestinian officials and activists say Islamic State militants are battling against armed groups inside a refugee camp in the Syrian capital, Damascus, and have made new advances inside the camp.

Apr 03, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

Cricket World Cup fairytale just the start for ambitious Afghans

The journey of Afghan cricket, from the refugee camps in Pakistan to a first 50-over World Cup, is nothing short of a fairytale.

Feb 05, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

Jolie meets ISIS victims during Iran's refugee camp visit

 Angelina Jolie, who is UN refugee agency's Special Envoy, recently visited a refugee camp in Iraq and met young kids and adult survivors of ISIS attacks.

Jan 26, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

Darfur camp dwellers stalked by militia, poverty

Intended as a safe haven, a camp housing tens of thousands of people fleeing conflict in Sudan`s Darfur region is becoming a virtual prison with armed militias roaming outside.

Nov 09, 2014, 01:17 AM IST

Clashes at Jerusalem refugee camp as EU urges progress

Stone-throwing Palestinians battled Israeli police in a refugee camp in east Jerusalem Friday as the top EU diplomat warned of a new wave of violence if peace efforts remain deadlocked.

Nov 08, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

Lebanon considers setting refugee camps on Syrian border

Lebanon discussed with the UN the possibilities of setting up refugee camps along its borders with Syria, media reported Saturday.

Jun 28, 2014, 10:44 AM IST

Syrian refugees arrive in new Jordan camp

The United Nations said on Monday Jordan`s third refugee camp, Azraq, had received its first group of Syrians ahead of its official opening later this week.

Apr 28, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Dozens evacuated from Damascus camp: Palestinian official

Dozens of critically ill residents of a besieged Palestinian refugee camp south of the Syrian capital Damascus were evacuated on Sunday, a Palestinian official said.

Jan 19, 2014, 23:55 PM IST