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In Iraq, Angelina Jolie Says World Failing to Address Crisis

Jolie, actress and envoy to UN refugee agency, 'shocked' by Syrian and Iraqi refugee camp conditions, says situation worsening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2015, 8:04 PM

Global Displaced Persons Highest Since World War Two

UN report through 2013 finds 'quantum leap' in number of displaced persons, breaks 50 million for first time since WWII.Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 11:56 AM

UN Debates UNRWA Perpetuation of 'Palestinian Refugees'

Discussion held about UN org that focuses on 'Palestinians,' grants 'inherited' refugee status and reportedly radicalizes kids.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 5/19/2014, 9:35 AM

UNHCR Blasts Israel: They Are Refugees, Not Illegal Aliens

UN criticizes Israel’s policy towards illegal immigrants, says they should not be detained and their refugee requests be considered.Elad Benari, 1/6/2014, 1:14 AM

Syria Report Reveals Refugee Children's Bleak Future

UNHCR report finds half of the 2.2 million Syrian refugees are children, many working to support family instead of being in school.Ari Yashar, 11/29/2013, 8:19 AM

World Bank, Lebanon Work on Syrian Refugee Aid Fund

The World Bank is working with Lebanon to set up a fund to manage donor aid for more than half a million Syrian refugees in the country.Chana Ya'ar, 7/15/2013, 7:19 PM

UN: 4 Million People Are Displaced Inside Syria

The UN says some four million Syrians are displaced inside the country and in dire need of international help.Elad Benari, 4/5/2013, 5:43 AM

Syria Loses as Refugee Count Hits One Million

The United Nations says the number of Syrian refugees fleeing the country has hit the one million mark, as the nation is turned to rubble.Chana Ya'ar, 3/6/2013, 11:36 AM

In Largest Appeal Ever, UN Asks for $1.5 Billion for Syria

In it's appeal for $1.5 billion in aid, UN paints grim picture of regional effects of inaction in response to Syrian crisis. Annie Lubin, 12/20/2012, 1:46 AM

UN: Up to 700K Syrian Refugees by Year's End

The United Nations agency for refugees is predicting that up to 700,000 Syrians will flee their homes to other lands by the year's end.Chana Ya'ar, 9/27/2012, 2:30 PM

Conference Highlights "Hypocrisy" of Arab Refugee Status

Should my great-grand-daughter, who lives in England, also be entitled to refugee status because I was driven out of Germany in 1939?Walter Bingham, 9/20/2012, 6:39 PM

Jordan: $700M Needed to House Syrian Refugees

Jordanian officials told reporters Saturday they need $700 million to continue to house incoming Syrian refugees pouring across the border. Chana Ya'ar, 9/2/2012, 4:14 PM

Syria's 'Bloody Saturday' Death Toll Hits 440

Nearly 450 people died Saturday on the bloodiest day of the savage civil war fought by Syrian Army troops and opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 8/26/2012, 11:07 AM

Number of Syrian Refugees Rises to 200,000

The United Nations refugee agency says more than 200,000 Syrian refugees have fled to neighboring countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/25/2012, 12:33 AM

Syrian UNHRC Envoy Defects as UN Aid Official Heads to Syria

As UN humanitarian chief Valarie Amos heads to Syria, Geneva-based UN human rights envoy Danny Al-Baaj announced he would abandon Assad.Chana Ya'ar, 8/13/2012, 7:23 PM

UN Watch Denounces UNHRC Unbalanced 'Settlement' Probe

UN watchdog group expressed concern over 'unbalanced' UNHRC panel probing Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/8/2012, 5:29 PM

Syrian Refugees Begin to Overwhelm Jordan

Jordan is beginning to become overwhelmed by the influx of Syrians fleeing the growing civil war in their country.Chana Ya'ar, 5/9/2012, 10:37 AM

Ayalon to UN: 'End Unequal Treatment of Refugees'

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon called on the United Nations Thursday to end inequality in the treatment of Jewish and Arab refugees. Chana Ya'ar, 12/8/2011, 3:09 PM