On October 9, Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring to eliminate terrorists from northern Syria in order to secure Turkey’s borders, aid in the safe return of Syrian refugees and ensure Syria’s territorial integrity.
Turkey is home to more than four million refugees and even more could be added to that number if the situation in Syria deteriorates further.
Turkey and the US reached an agreement last month for a planned safe zone in northern Syria for displaced Syrian refugees.
Syrian student Muhammet Halil achieved a full point score in the nation-wide middle school exam to qualify for high school. He came to Turkey with his family five years ago and lives in the southeastern city of Kilis.
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.
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