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Nearly 2 million Yemenis displaced: UNHCR

SHAFAQNA - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said ongoing conflict in Yemen has left nearly 2 million Yemenis internally displaced. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a report posted Monday on Relief Web that…

500 displaced families return to their homes in Aleppo’s Manbij

SHAFAQNA - More than 500 families from the countryside of Manbij city in the eastern Aleppo countryside returned to their villages and towns after the restoration of security and stability to them. A number of returning locals expressed their…

Record 65 million people displaced worldwide: UN

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations on Monday said that the number of people displaced worldwide has hit a new record, with 65.3 million people forced from their home as of the end of 2015. The figures, released on World Refugee Day, underscore…