Stories

In Jordan, sweet Ramadan treats unite refugees and locals

As Eid approaches, women from around the Arab world join forces to make traditional holiday pastries and deliver them to needy families in Amman.

14 Jun 2018

Exiled as a child, Sahrawi grandmother still longs for home

After leaving Western Sahara 40 years ago, Mbareka and her small family face a daily struggle to survive in an Algerian desert camp.

14 Jun 2018

Monsoon rains batter Bangladesh Rohingya refugee settlements

Winds and first heavy rains pound fragile landscape sheltering some 700,000 refugees, triggering landslides that killed one refugee and injured others amid ongoing emergency response.

13 Jun 2018

Iftar meal brings spirit of Ramadan to refugees in Bangladesh

Farming family who host 71 Rohingya families on their land invite fasting Rohingya refugee neighbours for meal marking the holy month.

13 Jun 2018

French couple welcome LGBT activist from Mali

Armand and Christophe decided to welcome a refugee after seeing the shocking image of Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi who drowned off Turkey.

11 Jun 2018

Afghan couple are like second parents to French hosts' toddler

Anaïs and Vincent, with their baby son César, left Paris for a new life in the country. There, they found they had room to take in a refugee couple.

11 Jun 2018

Christian couple provide haven of calm for young Muslim

Annick and Hubert Verger say their lives have been enriched by the presence of their Sudanese guest.

11 Jun 2018

Blessings of Ramadan

7 Jun 2018

Ukrainian worker pedals out of war zone

Vasily Zubko wanted desperately to stay in his beloved steppe country, but when conflict reached his doorstep he set off on his bike.

6 Jun 2018