2 Somalis arrested in U.S. before joining IS in North Sinai

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 03:15 GMT

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday that two Somalis were arrested in the airport of Arizona’s Tucson city on July 26 after they had checked-in.

U.N. praises Chad and Uganda for integrating refugee pupils

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 - 12:00 GMT

More countries should educate refugees in national schools to help them integrate, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Guitar helps Syrian refugee break fears

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 - 03:52 GMT

Syrian refugee and guitarist Bassel Khalil used his guitar to get over the fears and challenges he faced during his journey from Syria to Belgium in 2012

Congolese refugees killed in rations protest - Rwandan police

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 11:50 GMT

A number of Congolese refugees were killed in clashes with Rwandan police as officers dispersed a protest at a U.N. office against a cut in camp rations.

Angelina Jolie visits Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 09:59 GMT

Actress, director, humanitarian and mother Angelina Jolie visited Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp last Sunday, under her role as a special envoy for the UNHCR.

Syrian who set out solo from Libya in tiny boat is rescued

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 11:08 GMT

A Syrian refugee has been saved at sea after setting out solo in a tiny boat from Libya, where he told rescuers he was practically a slave.

US pulls out of UN migrant and refugee pact

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 09:40 GMT

President Donald Trump's administration has withdrawn the United States from a United Nations .

UN begins evacuating refugees from Libya to Niger

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 07:38 GMT

A group of vulnerable refugees from several African countries, who had been stuck in war-ravaged Libya, have been evacuated to Niger.

Documentary about global refugee crisis to screen at Zamalek

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 11:14 GMT

A documentary film about the global refugee crisis called “Human Flow” will screen at Zamalek Cinema on Monday, tackling different aspects of the topic.

Syrian dancers perform show about their plight in Germany

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 11:01 GMT

Three Syrian dancers will be touring across Germany from October 26 - 28, in order to recount the experiences that forced them to flee.

El Gouna Film Festival – ‘The Wild Frontier’

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 09:48 GMT

Egypt Today looks at one of the films being shown at El Gouna Film Festival.

El Gouna Film Festival – ‘Soufra’

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 08:54 GMT

Egypt Today looks at one of the films being shown at El Gouna Film Festival.

El Gouna Film Festival profile: The Other Side of Hope

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 05:49 GMT

Egypt Today looks at one of the films showcasing at El Gouna Film Festival.

The Muslim man with a 'forbidden' job

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 - 07:00 GMT

A refugee Syrian sculptor residing in Lebanon is breaking taboos by creating statues of Saints, an act locals fear is a sin.

From Syrian refugee to Yorkshire cheese queen

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 03:44 GMT

Refugee Razan Alsous’s inspiring story on how her Halloumi cheese business in Yorkshire helped rebuild her life.

Rohingya refugees may stay in Bangladesh 'for some time

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 09:30 GMT

Nearly half a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in squalid Bangladeshi camps face staying "for some more time.

Uganda refugee crisis fundraising fall short of hopes at $358 mn

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 - 06:12 GMT

The international community pledged $358 million at a fundraising summit Friday to help Uganda tackle the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, falling well short of expectations

First UNICEF female refugee Goodwill Ambassador

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 08:27 GMT

“Protracted crises present complex challenges. Refugees spend on average 17 years displaced, almost an entire childhood,” UNICEF.

Searching for Syria

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 09:45 GMT

Google has teamed up with UNHCR to provide information on the ongoing war in Syria, which has seen more than 2 million people killed or injured in over six years.

Kalimat Foundation distributed 1K books to refugee children

Mon, 29 May 2017 - 12:57 GMT

Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi's founder and president of Kalimat foundation visited the Jordanian-Emirati camp in Mrajeeb Al Fhood .