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Egypt, EU sign $155m to stimulate job creation, control migration

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SHAFAQNA- Egypt and the European Union have signed two cooperation agreements worth almost $155 million to create jobs and tackle illegal migrations. The signing was attended by Egyptian Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr and Director-General…

Mohammad Salah with Syrian Refugee Kid

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SHAFAQNA- https://youtu.be/hgNoFIkqejg Liverpool Muslim star Mohamed Salah made a Syrian refugee kid’s dream come true when he met him during the Reds’ pre-season tour in the United States. “Ammar is a smart kid. He loves to…

Syrian and Yemeni refugees deport from Kuwait

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SHAFAQNA - Kuwait had informed that it will arrest and deport all Syrian and Yemeni expatriates who had broken the law. According to MIDDLE EAST MONITOR,On Saturday, the Kuwaiti daily newspaper Al-Rai quoted an unnamed source in the Interior…

Over 60 percent of refugees worldwide are Muslims: SESRIC Report

SHAFAQNA - The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), based in the Turkish capital Ankara, has revealed that 61.5 percent of the world’s displaced people, whose number is estimated at…

No fewer than 90,000 Afghans displaced in 2017: UN

SHAFAQNA - The ongoing conflict in Afghanistan has forced 88,481 people to leave their homes since the beginning of 2017, according to a United Nations report. Displacements occurred in 29 of the country's 34 provinces, stated the report on…

Canadian MPs vote unanimously to bring Yazidi refugees to Canada

SHAFAQNA- In a rare moment of national unity Canadian parliamentarians set aside political squabbling yesterday to unanimously support a motion that formally recognizes ISIS persecution of Yazidis as a genocide and pledges to bring refugees…

“Love give you more power than anything " - Syrian refugee in the US

SHAFAQNA - She was married when she was 14. This was customary in Syria. By the time she was 16, she had two sons. The expectations for her life were simple and clear: to be a good housewife. But that’s where customary stopped, for…

Muslim, Christian congregations team up to help transit refugees in Sweden

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SHAFAQNA- Two of two biggest congregations in Sweden are joining together for an endeavor that would help refugees passing through the country. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees website, the Katarina Church…

Syrian refugees find ‘new family’ at GTA supermarket

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SHAFAQNA- Adonis Supermarket has extended a helping hand to Syrian refugees, hiring dozens of newcomers at its two GTA locations. On any given day, when shoppers walk into Adonis Supermarket, they will likely be greeted by a recently arrived…

Thousands of “Child Refugees” to Britain Deported to Afghanistan and Iraq

SHAFAQNA- Children that arrive alone to the UK are being returned once they turn 18 (Image: Shutterstock) Thousands of young people who sought refuge in Britain as unaccompanied child asylum seekers have since been deported to war…

Refugee crisis becomes a security false flag

SHAFAQNA - Some 150 migrants have broken into the port of Calais in northern France, with around 50 of them boarding the front deck of a British ferry. The port had to put its operations on hold until police restored order, arresting three…

Canadian children’s choir welcome Syrian refugees with oldest Islamic song Tala al-Badru Alayna

SHAFAQNA- Late on Thursday night the first 163 of a planned 25,000 Syrian refugees arrived in Canada, and were greeted and given winter coats by prime minister Justin Trudeau. The day after their arrival, a video of a choir singing one of…

Syrian refugee numbers higher than stated by UN

SHAFAQNA- A new analysis published last week by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy reported that the UN says the number of the Syrian refugees is 4.2 million and this number is expected to “increase sharply” during the coming…

Anger over Halloween “Refugee” Outfit

SHAFAQNA - A photo of a woman dressing up as a refugee with a baby tied around her body for Halloween has drawn the ire of social media users, who blasted the photo as “insensitive” and  “racist”. "Livid & appalled by the woman…

Husein Kavazovic, Muslim Leader: Refugees No threat to Europe

SHAFAQNA- It is unacceptable to regard refugees as a threat to Europe, said Bosnia's Muslim leader Husein Kavazovic on Friday. European countries should be applauded as they received large number of people fleeing from conflicts in Syria…