Image copyright Reuters  Image caption  Since the war began in Syria in 2011, about 5.5 million people have fled the country, the UN estimates  Almost 500,000 Syrians have returned to their homes this year, the UN says, describing this as a "notable trend".The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says more than 440,000 internally displaced Syrians and about 31,000 of those who fled abroad have now come back.

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Since the war began in Syria in 2011, about 5.5 million people have fled the country, the UN estimates Almost 500,000 Syrians have returned to their homes this year, the UN says, describing this as a "notable trend".The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says more than 440,000 internally displaced Syrians and about 31,000 of those who fled abroad have now come back.

Europe migrant crisis: Italy threatens to close ports as ministers meet

Europe migrant crisis: Italy threatens to close ports as ministers meet

Syria conflict: Damascus hit by car bomb attack https://tmbw.news/syria-conflict-damascus-hit-by-car-bomb-attack  A suicide bomber has launched an attack in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing several people, state TV report.Syrian police had been chasing three suspected car bombers that were trying to enter the capital, reports said.Police stopped two of the vehicles, but the third driver entered Tahrir square and reportedly blew himself up after being surrounded.Syria is in the midst of a…

Syria conflict: Damascus hit by car bomb attack https://tmbw.news/syria-conflict-damascus-hit-by-car-bomb-attack A suicide bomber has launched an attack in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing several people, state TV report.Syrian police had been chasing three suspected car bombers that were trying to enter the capital, reports said.Police stopped two of the vehicles, but the third driver entered Tahrir square and reportedly blew himself up after being surrounded.Syria is in the midst of a…

Qatar donates $8.5 to UN Syria projects http://betiforexcom.livejournal.com/26183861.html  Qatari charities yesterday signed an $8.5 million aid deal with a number of UN organisations to support the international organisation’s work in Syria, Al Jazeera has reported. World Food Programme, UNICEF, World Health Organisation, UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will be the main beneficiaries of the funds.The UN has strong cooperation with…

Qatar donates $8.5 to UN Syria projects http://betiforexcom.livejournal.com/26183861.html Qatari charities yesterday signed an $8.5 million aid deal with a number of UN organisations to support the international organisation’s work in Syria, Al Jazeera has reported. World Food Programme, UNICEF, World Health Organisation, UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will be the main beneficiaries of the funds.The UN has strong cooperation with…

Image copyright Getty Images  Image caption  More than 73,000 migrants have landed in Italy this year  Italy has threatened to stop vessels of other countries from disembarking migrants at its ports.It comes as Italy's representative to the EU, Maurizio Massari, warned in a letter to the bloc the situation had become "unsustainable".

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 73,000 migrants have landed in Italy this year Italy has threatened to stop vessels of other countries from disembarking migrants at its ports.It comes as Italy's representative to the EU, Maurizio Massari, warned in a letter to the bloc the situation had become "unsustainable".

Mercy, 4, takes in her new surroundings in Bidibidi, #Uganda, the world's largest refugee settlement, where more than 272,000 people have found safety. Eight months after fresh violence erupted in South Sudan, a famine produced by fighting and drought is now driving the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis.  Every day, #UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, saves lives and builds better futures for refugees.  Regram: @refugees | : UNHCR / @d_azia  #UN4RefugeesMigrants #WithRefugees

Mercy, 4, takes in her new surroundings in Bidibidi, #Uganda, the world's largest refugee settlement, where more than 272,000 people have found safety. Eight months after fresh violence erupted in South Sudan, a famine produced by fighting and drought is now driving the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. Every day, #UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, saves lives and builds better futures for refugees. Regram: @refugees | : UNHCR / @d_azia #UN4RefugeesMigrants #WithRefugees

The UN calls for more support for Italy as tens of thousands of migrants arrive on its shores.

Europe migrant crisis: Italy threatens to close ports as ministers meet

The UN calls for more support for Italy as tens of thousands of migrants arrive on its shores.

Italy says the arrival of huge numbers of people is unsustainable ahead of crisis talks in Paris.

Europe migrant crisis: Italy threatens to close ports as ministers meet

Italy says the arrival of huge numbers of people is unsustainable ahead of crisis talks in Paris.

The UN refugee agency said Friday that nearly a half-million people who were displaced within Syria due to its civil …

The UN refugee agency said Friday that nearly a half-million people who were displaced within Syria due to its civil …

"Syria refugees to reach 700,000 by year's end - UNHCR-The UN's refugee agency has warned that as many as 700,000 people could have fled Syria by the end of the year, a huge increase on its previous estimate..."

Syria refugees to reach 700,000 by year's end - UNHCR

"Syria refugees to reach 700,000 by year's end - UNHCR-The UN's refugee agency has warned that as many as 700,000 people could have fled Syria by the end of the year, a huge increase on its previous estimate..."

The risk of mass starvation in Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia is rapidly rising due to drought and conflict, the UN refugee agency has warned. Farmers in northern Nigeria say their situation is made worse by violence from Boko Haram.

The risk of mass starvation in Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia is rapidly rising due to drought and conflict, the UN refugee agency has warned. Farmers in northern Nigeria say their situation is made worse by violence from Boko Haram.

UN refugee chief says Italy needs support helping migrants

UN refugee chief says Italy needs support helping migrants

June 20 was World Refugee Day and the UN Refugee Commission made headlines around the globe by announcing that the world is in its worst refugee crisis

June 20 was World Refugee Day and the UN Refugee Commission made headlines around the globe by announcing that the world is in its worst refugee crisis

UN refugee agency: Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide - BBC News

UN refugee agency: Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

UN refugee agency: Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide - BBC News

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