Kurdish migrants repatriated after becoming stranded at sea near Egypt

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has repatriated 25 Kurdish migrants who were detained in Egypt after their boat broke...
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Fifty Iraqi migrants return home voluntarily

Fifty asylum seekers travelled home to Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, voluntarily on 2 September. They had...
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Over 130 Iraqi migrants return home voluntarily

A total of 134 Iraqi migrants have returned home voluntarily from Greece on 6 August. The process is part of a European...
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New record for number of migrants intercepted in the English Channel in one day

The interception of irregular migrants trying to reach the UK via the English Channel has hit a new record after 145 people on...
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Iraqi Kurdistan to reopen government offices after two-month lockdown

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Council of Ministers decided to reopen government institutions ”to resume normal work on M...
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Death of Iraqi migrant sparks unrest in a Greek camp

Protestors set fire to part of Vial camp on the Greek island of Chios after a 47-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker died. She had been...
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French and Dutch authorities arrest 23 suspected smugglers

In a joint operation conducted by French and Dutch authorities with Eurojust coordination, 23 persons have been arrested on...
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Over 100 migrants intercepted in the English Channel in just four days

Border patrols found over 100 migrants attempting to cross the dangerous shipping lanes of the English Channel between 21 and 24...
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“I constantly felt like a guest with no hope,” says Aso, a Kurdish returnee

Aso, a 29-year-old from Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, migrated irregularly through seven countries to reach Germany where he...
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