Refugees and displaced persons break record at 60 millionNew UN report shows forced displacement figures at unheard of new levels, with voluntary return at the lowest in over 30 years.
'Refugees? What about Jews expelled by Arabs?'Knesset holds special debate about 850,000 Jews who lived in Arab lands in 1948 before being forced out.
Cheney: Obama Created Vacuum that Led to Refugees'When the US played a major role in the region... it would have been much easier to manage this kind of situation,' says ex-vice president.
Bulgaria, Hungary May Buy Israeli Border FencesFaced with a wave of migrants from the Middle East and Africa, the countries may buy fences like Israel's barrier with Egypt.
Global Displaced Persons Highest Since World War TwoUN report through 2013 finds 'quantum leap' in number of displaced persons, breaks 50 million for first time since WWII.
Military Assault in Ukraine Sparks Mass ExodusAccusations fly between Kiev and Moscow as thousands rumored to be seeking asylum.
MK Regev Bashes Likud Ministers' 'Shameful' VoteLikud MK disappointed with her party's ministers for voting down a bill making it hard to negotiate over Jerusalem.
UN Resolution 242:It's Not Just an Arab Refugee ProblemTo John Kerry: "Israel’s [post]1967 Borders must be secure and...recognized. They will not be secure unless they are recognized." (Lord Carradon) And Resolution 242 addresses the objective of "achieving a just settlement of the refugee problem".
Despite Immigrant Demo, Interior Minister Stands FirmGideon Saar defends infiltrator law, says Israel follows international law and that most immigrants aren't refugees.
Canada: Palestinian Refugees - Fleeing HamasFather and his 2 sons applied for review of their initially refused refugee status request. Claim Hamas threatened them for not joining.
African Refugees in Egypt Face Racism, DiscriminationAfrican refugees in Egypt frustrated as UN helps Syrians, but not Sudanese.
Israel Allows In 7 Syrian Refugees as Fighting Nears BorderGroup of Syrians included badly wounded civilians. Rebels advance near Israel border, capture tank.
Hamas: No Compromises With Israel on Anything, EverHamas reiterated its mantra - no compromise on any issue with Israel, until the 'last inch of Palestine is liberated'
PA Denies Abbas Statement Breaks New GroundAbbas told Channel 2 that areas within 1949 Armistice lines are Israel's.
What You Should Know About the "Right of Return"Arab refugees were neither hapless targets nor innocent bystanders. The first stage of the 1948 war was a fierce interethnic or anti-Zionist civil war in which Palestinian Arabs were the aggressors and the initiators - and there is UN Res. 194.
Jewish Refugees Lost Far More than Arab "Refugees"Interview with Sidney Zabludoff: Jews from Mideastern lands lost approximately $6.5 billion compared to $4.2 billion for the Arabs who fled in 1948 and 1967 combined. There were many more Jews displaced than Arabs.
US Army Prepares Jordan for 'Loose' Chemical WeaponsUS military officers are in Jordan to help the kingdom handle a flood of Syrian refugees and deal with possible “loose” chemical weapons.
'I am a Refugee' Campaign Launch MondayFirst international conference to highlight the issue of the Jewish refugees from Arab lands to be held in Jerusalem.
Jordan Beefs Up Border with SyriaJordan's King Abdullah II has decided to beef up the country's northern border but is still allowing in refugees.
PA Hosts ‘Diaspora Arabs’ in ‘Ancient Jaffa’The Palestinian Authority is bringing Arabs from the “Diaspora” to visit their “homeland,” which it says includes Haifa and Yafo (Jaffa).
Navi Pillay Receives New Term as UN Rights ChiefThe UN General Assembly unanimously overruled Syria's objections and gave the outspoken Pillay to two more years in her post
Arabs Investigate Disguised Israeli Candy‘Palestinian’ forces launched a probe into the sale of candy with Hebrew-language wrappers in a refugee camp on Sunday.
Love the Stranger Because You Were Once StrangersThat commandment calls upon Europe now.