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Malaysia accepts 68 Syrian refugees

Malaysia accepts 68 Syrian refugees

Malaysia on Saturday received 68 Syrian refugees including 31 children out of a total of 3,000 it hopes to allow into the predominantly Muslim country with hundreds more expected soon.

$5.5mn QRCS relief projects bring succour to Iraqi, Syrian refugees

$5.5mn QRCS relief projects bring succour to Iraqi, Syrian refugees

The recent emergency appeal issued by Qatar Red Crescent Society and QR7.3mn fundraising launched to help 40,000 Iraqis come to build on the relief efforts exerted by QRCS over the past couple of years...

Turkey will not 'abandon Syrian refugees to death': deputy PM

Turkey will not 'abandon Syrian refugees to death': deputy PM

Turkey will continue to let in Syrian refugees instead of "abandoning them to their deaths", the country's deputy premier said Sunday, as thousands of Syrians were trapped on its border after fleeing a regime assault.

Turkey ready to open its border to Syrian refugees: Erdogan

Turkey ready to open its border to Syrian refugees: Erdogan

Turkey is ready "if necessary" to let in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees trapped on its border after fleeing a regime assault, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

Thousands of Syrians brave cold, rain at Turkish border

Thousands of Syrians brave cold, rain at Turkish border

Thousands of Syrians were braving cold and rain at the Turkish border on Saturday after fleeing a Russian-backed regime assault on Aleppo in northern Syria that threatens a fresh humanitarian disaster.

Turkey plans to introduce work permits for Syrian refugees

Turkey plans to introduce work permits for Syrian refugees

Turkey plans to offer Syrian refugees work permits in order to ease the pressure on them to migrate, Volkan Bozkir, Turkey's minister for European Affairs, said on Monday.