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Refugees and displaced break record at 60 million

New UN report shows forced displacement figures at unheard of new levels, with voluntary return at the lowest in over 30 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 9:51 AM

'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.Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2015, 7:23 PM

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.Gil Ronen, 9/7/2015, 10:41 AM

Bulgaria, Hungary May Buy Israeli Border Fences

Faced with a wave of migrants from the Middle East and Africa, the countries may buy fences like Israel's barrier with Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2015, 9:08 PM

Global Displaced Persons Highest Since World War 2

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

Military Assault in Ukraine Sparks Mass Exodus

Accusations fly between Kiev and Moscow as thousands rumored to be seeking asylum.Tova Dvorin, 6/6/2014, 11:06 AM

MK Regev Bashes Likud Ministers' 'Shameful' Vote

Likud MK disappointed with her party's ministers for voting down a bill making it hard to negotiate over Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 1/12/2014, 7:01 PM

UN Resolution 242:It's Not Just an Arab Refugee Problem

To 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". Eli E. Hertz, 1/8/2014, 8:41 AM

Despite Immigrant Demo, Minister Stands Firm

Gideon Saar defends infiltrator law, says Israel follows international law and that most immigrants aren't refugees.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2014, 11:32 AM

Canada: Palestinian Refugees - Fleeing Hamas

Father and his 2 sons applied for review of their initially refused refugee status request. Claim Hamas threatened them for not joining.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 12/11/2013, 8:40 AM

African Refugees in Egypt Face Discrimination

African refugees in Egypt frustrated as UN helps Syrians, but not Sudanese.Maayana Miskin, 7/21/2013, 1:47 PM

Israel Allows In 7 Syrian Refugees

Group of Syrians included badly wounded civilians. Rebels advance near Israel border, capture tank.Gil Ronen, 2/16/2013, 10:08 PM

Hamas: No Compromises With Israel on Anything Ever

Hamas reiterated its mantra - no compromise on any issue with Israel, until the 'last inch of Palestine is liberated'David Lev, 11/12/2012, 2:42 AM

PA Denies Abbas Statement Breaks New Ground

Abbas told Channel 2 that areas within 1949 Armistice lines are Israel's.Gil Ronen, 11/3/2012, 11:08 PM

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. Eli E. Hertz, 10/12/2012, 9:31 AM

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.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 10/10/2012, 3:42 PM

US Army Prepares Jordan for Loose Chemical Weapons

US military officers are in Jordan to help the kingdom handle a flood of Syrian refugees and deal with possible “loose” chemical weapons. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/10/2012, 11:52 AM

'I am a Refugee' Campaign Launch Monday

First international conference to highlight the issue of the Jewish refugees from Arab lands to be held in Jerusalem.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 9/9/2012, 9:13 PM

Jordan Beefs Up Border with Syria

Jordan's King Abdullah II has decided to beef up the country's northern border but is still allowing in refugees.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 7/23/2012, 11:01 PM

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).Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/11/2012, 10:34 AM

Navi Pillay Receives New Term as UN Rights Chief

The UN General Assembly unanimously overruled Syria's objections and gave the outspoken Pillay to two more years in her postRachel Hirshfeld & Gabe Kahn, 5/25/2012, 3:59 PM

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.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/21/2012, 4:50 PM

Love the Stranger Because You Were Once Strangers

That commandment calls upon Europe now.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 9/6/2015, 11:16 PM