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Iranian donors to Rohingya Muslims to be appreciated on Wed.

Iranian donors to Rohingya Muslims to be appreciated on Wed.

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian philanthropists who joined some other international charities to build and open a school at a refugee camp in Bangladesh to serve the Rohingya refugees will be honored on Wednesday in Tehran.The Iranian donors who have helped the Rohingya refugees will be honored at Howzeh Honari on Wednesday at a ceremony in Tehran under the title of “the...

FM Zarif calls for maintaining coop. with UNHCR

FM Zarif calls for maintaining coop. with UNHCR

TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif met with UNHCR representative where he highlighted Iran’s extensive, generous measures in aiding refugees and called for maintaining cooperation with UNHCR.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with the Outgoing Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Sivanka Dhanapala where...

1500 families return al-Zabadani city

1500 families return al-Zabadani city

DAMASCUS, Jan. 07 (Press Shia) – Damascus Countryside Governor announced that more than 1,500 families out of 10,000 have returned to the city of al-Zabadani due to the efforts exerted by the governorate and the city council to rehabilitate streets, the power grid, telephone network, and sewer system.During a tour in the city on Saturday, Ibrahim stressed that contracts have been signed to...

GAPAR condemns US cutting funding for UNRWA

GAPAR condemns US cutting funding for UNRWA

DAMASCUS, Jan. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – The General Authority for Palestine Arab Refugees (GAPAR) condemned the announcement by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on cutting the yearly funding for the Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), describing this act as cheap political blackmailing.Director of GAPAR Ali Mustafa explained in a letter sent to Commissioner...

Over 157k immigrants arrived by sea in Europe in 2017

Over 157k immigrants arrived by sea in Europe in 2017

GENEVA, Nov. 15 (Press Shia) – More than 157,000 immigrants arrived by sea in Europe from January to the current date and 2,966 died in the attempt, said a report issued today.According to a research carried out by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the total immigrants that arrived in Europe by sea is almost half of that registered in the same period in 2016 (341,215 people),...

Iran distributes humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugees

Iran distributes humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugees

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (Press Shia) – An Iranian delegation, headed by FM Rahmipour, made a visit to refugee camp of Rohingya Muslims in border areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar.Led by Deputy Iranian Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour, the Iranian delegation visited Rohingya refugee camp in border areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar and met with a group of people residing in the...

Low-or middle-income countries host 84% of world refugees

Low-or middle-income countries host 84% of world refugees

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in his message for World Refugee Day, 20 June 2017, said today, 84 per cent of the world’s refugees are hosted by low-or middle-income countries.World Refugee Day is an expression of solidarity with people who have been uprooted from their homes by war or persecution.  The latest figures from the...

About 137K S Sudanese fled to Sudan since Jan.

About 137K S Sudanese fled to Sudan since Jan.

JUBA, May 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Nearly 137,000 South Sudanese have fled to Sudan since last January, mostly women and children, due to the violence and the threat of famine, reported the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).That number surpasses 131,000 people who did it in 2016, in the third year of the war between the followers of the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir and the...

More than 1.5K migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017

More than 1.5K migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017

TEHRAN, May 28 (Press Shia) – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) said Friday that 1,530 migrants and refugees died crossing the Mediterranean in 2017.The IOM reports that 60,521 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea this year, with over 80 percent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain, said Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN...

UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

NAIROBI, May 10 (Press Shia Agency) – than a million children ran away from war in South Sudan, since the armed conflict started in December 2013.According to agencies from the United Nations, the increase of the migratory fluxes, were corresponding to the escalade of violence. Despite a peace agreement was adopted in 2015, violence was continuous, and now, this young country is also...

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