Norwegian Refugee Council

Jordan issues new work permits to Syrian refugees

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 - 05:34 GMT

Jordan on Wednesday became the first Arab country to issue Syrian refugees with a new type of work permit that opens up the growing construction sector.

Appeals to end Sanaa airport closure as it enters 2nd year

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 - 02:54 GMT

Aid groups and rebels who control Sanaa appealed on Wednesday to a Saudi-led coalition to allow the reopening of its airport now closed for a year.