UNHCR statement on Canada's resettlement of Saudi national Rahaf Al-Qunun

11 Jan 2019

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support internally displaced persons in Yemen

7 Sep 2015

Saudi Arabia donates US$10.8 million for UNHCR projects in Pakistan

The Saudi funds will be used to purchase food and relief items for tens of thousands of Pakistani civilians displaced by violence in the north-west.

22 Jun 2010

UNHCR chief launches book on Islam's contributions to refugee law

A UNHCR-sponsored book on the influence of Islam and Arab tradition on modern-day international refugee law is released in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

24 Jun 2009

Saudi Red Crescent chief visits UNHCR

The head of the Saudi Red Crescent Society spends two days in Geneva getting to know more about UNHCR's work around the world.

26 Nov 2007

UNHCR signs agreement with Saudi Red Crescent Society

UNHCR signed an agreement in Geneva on Wednesday with the Saudi Red Crescent Society to strengthen cooperation and develop joint training programmes.

18 Apr 2007

Iraq: returns from Iran and Saudi Arabia

6 Jan 2004

Small groups of Iraqis go home from Iran, Saudi Arabia

Two convoys have returned to southern Iraq from Ashrafi and Rafha camps this week. Although UNHCR does not promote returns to Iraq because of insecurity and lack of aid, it is facilitating these returns to protect refugees from landmines and to equip them with basic relief items.

9 Dec 2003

Arab NGOs, UNHCR agree to boost co-operation

Officials from Arab relief groups and UN refugee agency representatives meeting in Riyadh agree to strengthen contacts and co-ordination to better incorporate Arab non-governmental organisations into UNHCR's relief activities.

23 Oct 2003