Syrian refugee ties the knot in Tunisia

After fleeing conflict in his hometown of Aleppo, Chawket overcame adversity and tradition to find happiness in his adopted home.

2 Nov 2017

Four Rohingya refugees die as boat capsizes off Bangladesh

UN Refugee Agency deeply saddened by reports of new shipwreck in the Bay of Bengal.

31 Oct 2017

Rohingya refugees build new homes on new site in Bangladesh

More than 1,700 new arrivals have so far been moved to a zone in Kutupalong Extension.

27 Oct 2017

Refugees can be a driver of development in Morocco, says UNHCR

UNHCR's protection chief praises Morocco for its efforts to protect refugees.

26 Oct 2017

UNHCR and Sheraton Hotel in Tajikistan offer Afghan refugees chance to shine

A pioneering partnership between UNHCR and the Sheraton Hotel is helping refugees to learn job skills.

25 Oct 2017

UNHCR provides aid to Mogadishu attack survivors

Deadly attack in busy commercial area kills over 300 people, injures hundreds of others.

19 Oct 2017

Up to 15,000 newly arrived Rohingya refugees stranded at border

UNHCR concerned about humanitarian conditions as the refugees await permission to move away from the border.

18 Oct 2017

Women fleeing FGM find abuse in Libya

Over 200 million women and girls across the world have been subjected to female genital mutilation, while three million are estimated to be at risk each year.

18 Oct 2017

From crisis comes opportunity, says UNHCR protection chief

Türk calls for long-term improvements in the lives of the displaced and their hosts.

18 Oct 2017