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Coronavirus: Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear outbreak in crowded camps

Sunday, 29 March 2020

With more than 300 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Lebanon and the country’s residents under ......

Coronavirus prevention extremely difficult in refugee, IDP camps in Middle East

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Mona Yacoubian is senior adviser at the U.S. Institute of Peace where her work focuses on Syria. Prior to joining USIP, Ms. Yacoubian served as a Deputy Assistant Administrator in the Middle East bureau of the U.S. Agency for International Development where she had responsibility for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

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Germany halts refugee program with Turkey to combat coronavirus

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Germany has suspended refugee intake programs including a deal with Turkey, an interior ministry ......

Palestinian, Syrian refugees in Lebanon at increased risk for coronavirus

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

The Lebanese government has declared the state of general mobilization, as coronavirus cases jump to ......

Erdogan says border is open for refugees until EU meets demands

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday he would keep Turkey’s border open for ......

Children are neglected victims of Syria’s war

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Mona Yacoubian is senior adviser at the U.S. Institute of Peace where her work focuses on Syria. Prior to joining USIP, Ms. Yacoubian served as a Deputy Assistant Administrator in the Middle East bureau of the U.S. Agency for International Development where she had responsibility for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

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EU considers taking in 1,500 refugee children living in Greek camps: Germany

Monday, 09 March 2020

The European Union is considering taking in up to 1,500 migrant children who are currently housed in ......

Video: Turkish police firing tear gas at Kastanies border crossing with Greece

Sunday, 08 March 2020

Greece released a video clip on Saturday claiming to show Turkish police officers firing tear gas at ......

Turkey deploys 1,000 police at Greek border to stem pushback of refugees

Thursday, 05 March 2020

Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the ......

Austria condemns Turkey for using refugees to blackmail Europe

Tuesday, 03 March 2020

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Tuesday slammed Turkey for trying to “blackmail” ......

Syrian refugee died after trying to cross the Turkey-Greece border: Sources

Monday, 02 March 2020

A Syrian refugee seeking to cross from Turkey into Greece died from injuries on Monday after Greek ......

Clashes between migrants, Greek police erupt on Turkish border

Saturday, 29 February 2020

Thousands of migrants stuck on the Turkey-Greece border clashed with Greek police on Saturday, ......

Turkey’s Erdogan weaponizing refugees by opening borders with EU: Analysis

Friday, 28 February 2020

Turkish authorities are being accused of helping hundreds of migrants and refugees cross the border ......

Turkish-backed opposition forces fight against Syrian gov't march through Idlib

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Turkish-backed Syrian opposition forces on Tuesday struck back against Russian-supported government ......

UNHCR in Lebanon under fire for not addressing Syrian refugees demands

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

The UN Commissioner for refugees is failing Syrian refugees in Lebanon, according to civil society ......

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