Naseema, who lost her husband, two daughters and three sons, was seized by the extremists last summer
He made a special plea for the release of prominent lawyer Mazen Darwish, who was arrested on February 16, 2012 along with Hani Zaitani and Hussein Ghreir
Big increase in number of migrants dying in Mediterranean
180,000 would represent five percent of the projected Syrian refugee population by the end of 2015
UNHCR: at least 3,000 people have drowned or disappeared trying to make the trip in 2014
UNHCR: the first of seven planned flights from Pakistan had touched down in Erbil
Angelina Jolie, among others, is leading a campaign calling for “10 million signatures to change 10 million lives” in an open letter
Some events are likely to slow down Egypt’s efforts
Guterres says it is heartbreaking to see Syrian families suffering in Syrian and then drowning in the Mediterranean Sea
'The international humanitarian community is really reaching the limits of its capacity,' Antonio Guterres warns
The statement comes after the U.N. announced Friday that three million Syrians are now registered refugees outside their country
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released a video this week showing displaced Iraqi religious minority groups who were forced ...
The mission to deliver aid to the besieged town has been extended for three more days
Lebanese officials have suggested establishing settlements in safe areas in Syria, but U.N. officials prefer keeping them away from the border
The overwhelming majority of the work from the U.N. Watch is to challenge anyone or any agency at the U.N. who dares to criticize Israel
Richard Falk, the current rapporteur for Palestine of the United Nations Human Rights Council, is set to step down
Mariam al-Khawli set herself on fire in January in frustration at living without the food and cash lifeline provided by the United Nations
Celebrity Angelina Jolie carried the story of a Syrian refugee to the world. Little Hala met with the star to share her experiences in a refugee camp in Lebanon
The United Nations refugee agency says Syrians, Russians and Afghans top asylum-seeker lists in industrialized countries
Head of the Syrian National Coalition Ahmed Jarba says the battle against Assad regime won’t be long and rebels will win
More than two million Syrian children are out of school due to the ongoing conflict
Around 8,000 children have crossed the Syrian border into neighboring countries unaccompanied by their parents since the conflict began
After years of dedicated service to UNHCR and the cause of refugees, Angelina Jolie in April 2012 was appointed as Special Envoy of UN High ...
The Hollywood star and UNHCR envoy met with the Lebanese prime minister after visiting Syrian refugees
More than 130,000 people have been killed since the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011, and millions more have been ...
The country announced it would take in those most traumatized by the three year conflict
The flights commenced as record snowfall and winter cold hit the Middle East
The original estimated 700,000-1 million Palestinian refugees now number approximately 6.5 million
There is an estimated number of four million Syrian children who are in need of humanitarian aid
Freezing temperatures are stopping aid from reaching parts of the war-torn country
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