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IDPs return to East Ghouta - Syria

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of civilians returned homes in the villages and towns of eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside after the Syrian Army restored security and stability to them and eradicated the Takfiri terrorist organizations from them. A…

UN: 40,000 displaced Yemenis stranded without aid in Aden

SHAFAQNA - More than 40,000 internally displaced people are without aid in Yemen’s second city Aden in the wake of a fight between separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates and rival forces loyal to Yemen's former President Abd Rabbuh…

Over 250,000 Afghans displaced by conflicts in 2017

SHAFAQNA - More than 250,000 Afghans have been displaced so far this year by conflicts and prolonged insurgency, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Tuesday. "From Jan. 1 to Sept. 16, 2017, more than 250,000…
Iraqi IDPs

Iraqi IDPs return home at last

SHAFAQNA - The displaced population of Ramadi has started to return to the western Iraqi city that was recaptured from ISIS militants in December, a provincial official said on Sunday. About 3,000 families have returned since Saturday to…
Iraq IDPs

Iraqi IDPs return home

SHAFAQNA - The Ministry of Displacement and Migration announced on Thursday the return of 263 displaced families to their original areas in the district of Jalawla in Diyali province. The Immigration Office in Khanaqin, Ghazi Ali Agha, said…