At least a million Syrians have fled to Lebanon since the start of the civil war in 2011, but according to a Human Rights Watch report Beirut forced some of them back to Syria
Refugees have brought in capital, increased productivity, and contributed towards higher employment rates, according to a report by the Turkish Institute of Statistics.
Minister appeared to compare refugees to the corrupt and suggested they do not belong in Lebanon, a country home to one of the world’s largest Syrian refugee populations.
A new law in Syria makes it extremely hard for Syrians to return to their homeland and could permanently alter the demographic makeup of the country.
There are around 260 million migrants, over 68 million displaced people, and more than 25 million refugees worldwide.
A German man was involved in a deliberate attack seeking to mow down immigrants in an attempt to kill them. Such acts of violence against immigrants are part of an increasingly hostile political atmosphere in Germany against refugees.
UNHCR says some 5.6 million Syrian refugees still remain in five neighbouring countries, and $5.5 billion is required to support the refugees, including a million babies born in displacement.
The story of Syrian refugee, Jamal, and his sister's, horrific bullying in a British school playground hit a global nerve. Unfortunately, he's just one of many children at risk.
The SADA Women Empowerment and Solidarity Centre has provided vocational courses and counselling sessions to more than 2,000 Syrian refugee women since it opened last year.
Refugees are heading back home as part of a Russian deal that aims to return some 890,000 Syrians from Lebanon, a country of 4.5 million people.
International organisations warn that Syria risks a "lost generation" of uneducated children. But, one teacher took it on herself to to build refugee children living in camps in Jordan a school.
The attacker had been asked to leave an Idaho apartment complex because of bad behavior, a day before he returned and stabbed nine people, including six children, at a toddler's birthday party in Idaho.
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