Category: Middle East


At least eight African migrants die in Yemen

At least eight African migrants have died in a makeshift camp in war-torn Yemen, said the International Organization for...
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UK continues to return migrants arriving on boats, and charges man with assisting unlawful Channel crossings

Thirty-six migrants intercepted by UK Border Force off the UK coast of Kent face being returned to France or other European Union...
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Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen want to return home

More than 60 Ethiopian migrants, including 37 women, who are stranded and detained in war-torn Yemen, are seeking help to be...
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Fire in Ankara kills at least five Afghan migrants

At least five Afghan migrants were killed and 11 others injured after a three-storey building was engulfed by fire on 29 March...
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Afghan migrants struggle after long journeys to Turkey

Afghans now make up the majority of irregular migrants based in Turkey, according to official Turkish statistics reported by news...
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Turkish coastguard saves dozens of migrants from sinking boat in the Aegean Sea

The Turkish coastguard rescued 55 irregular migrants from a sinking rubber boat in the Aegean Sea on 23 March 2019, according to...
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Another 545 irregular migrants held across Turkey

At least another 545 irregular migrants have been held across Turkey on 20 and 21 March 2019, according to multiple security...
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Ethiopia learns from the Philippines labour migration experience

A high-level delegation from the Ethiopian government has visited the Philippines to learn from the country’s experience in...
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Smugglers sentenced to prison by French court

A French court has sentenced two Iraqis and an Iranian man for migrant smuggling across the English Channel on 1 March 2019. A...
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