Syrian Refugee Who Was Stranded in Malaysia Airport for Months Lands in Canada

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Thousands of migrants in the caravan turned down Mexico’s offer to get benefits and apply for refugee status, keep marching to the US border

AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto offered shelter, medical attention, schooling, jobs to Central Americans traveling in a caravan through his country, calling it a first step toward permanent refugee status. Authorities said more than 1,700 had already applied for refugee status. But several thousand turned down Nieto’s offer, continuing their march to […]

Israeli military bus stoned after ‘accidentally entering’ West Bank refugee camp (VIDEO)

A busload of IDF soldiers clashed with Palestinians at the Kalandia refugee camp in the West Bank after the vehicle entered the camp, allegedly by accident. At least three soldiers were injured in the clash, the IDF confirmed. Palestinians reportedly started throwing stones at the Israeli vehicle after it drove inside the camp, which is […]

US cuts to UN refugee agency an ‘attack on Palestinians & intl law’ – Palestinian FM

US President Donald Trump’s decision to halt funding to a UN refugee agency is tantamount to an attack on the Palestinian people and international law, Palestine’s foreign minister stated. Riyad al-Maliki slammed the US on Tuesday for withholding more than $ 200 million from the budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for […]

US cuts to UN refugee agency an ‘attack on Palestinians & intl law’ – Palestinian FM

US President Donald Trump’s decision to halt funding to a UN refugee agency is tantamount to an attack on the Palestinian people and international law, Palestine’s foreign minister stated. Riyad al-Maliki slammed the US on Tuesday for withholding more than $ 200 million from the budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for […]

‘Ditch refugee institution, look at real numbers’: Netanyahu praises US for axing UNRWA funding

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thrown his support behind the US decision to pull funding from the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA), accusing the aid group of inflating the number of refugees it assists. Speaking at Yad Binyamin on Sunday, Netanyahu said UNRWA is “perpetuating” the plight of refugees and that by pulling funding, […]

Brazil sending troops to Venezuelan border amid massive refugee influx

The Brazilian President has ordered the army to be deployed to the borderline state of Roraima shortly after clashes broke out between the locals and Venezuelans fleeing their country’s economic and political problems. In a statement on Tuesday, Brazil’s President Michel Temer said that the military deployment he authorized on Tuesday is aimed at ensuring […]

ISIS & Al-Nusra terrorists are hiding in Syrian refugee camp within US-controlled zone – Moscow

Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists use civilians as human shields as they hide in a refugee camp in Syrian territory controlled by the US – and the Americans are well aware of it, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) and the Al-Qaeda proxy group Jabhat al-Nusra found quiet shelter […]

How Trump’s policies made Canada spend $131 million more on border patrols after its refugee system was inundated

Evan Vucci/AP Buffered by three oceans and the United States to the south, Canada has for decades had the luxury of being able to pick and choose its newcomers — but not since President Donald Trump started pushing against immigration. More than 20,000 people, including thousands of Haitians and Nigerians and hundreds of Turks, Syrians […]