Refugees Crisis



  • Refugee 2017-11-15 14:58

    Over 157k immigrants arrived by sea in Europe in 2017

    GENEVA, Nov. 15 (MNA) – More than 157,000 immigrants arrived by sea in Europe from January to the current date and 2,966 died in the attempt, said a report issued today.

  • Sivanka Dhanapala 2017-10-21 11:35

    UNHCR rep.:

    Iran set global precedent by opening refugees’ access to healthcare

    TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) – In his recent interview with MNA, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Tehran has praised Iran for providing very affordable healthcare services for refugees.

  • بحران انسانی در میانمار 2017-09-17 09:22

    Iran distributes humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugees

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – An Iranian delegation, headed by FM Rahmipour, made a visit to refugee camp of Rohingya Muslims in border areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

  • migration 2017-07-18 11:43

    By: Jean-Michel Renault

    European immigration

    TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – Migration from war-stricken and poverty-hit countries of Africa and Middle East has ended up with death for a large number of migrants.

  • کارتون 2017-06-21 14:40

    Iranian cartoonist wins 2nd prize at Turkish contest

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – Iranian cartoonist Shahram Rezaei has won second prize at the 34th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition in Turkey.

  •  António Guterres 2017-06-21 14:01

    UN Chief:

    Low-or middle-income countries host 84% of world refugees

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in his message for World Refugee Day, 20 June 2017, said today, 84 per cent of the world’s refugees are hosted by low-or middle-income countries.

  • Sudan 2017-05-31 16:09

    About 137K S Sudanese fled to Sudan since Jan.

    JUBA, May 31 (MNA) – Nearly 137,000 South Sudanese have fled to Sudan since last January, mostly women and children, due to the violence and the threat of famine, reported the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

  • عبور مهاجران 2017-05-28 09:25


    More than 1.5K migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017

    TEHRAN, May 28 (MNA) – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) said Friday that 1,530 migrants and refugees died crossing the Mediterranean in 2017.

  •  Pope Francis & Trump 2017-05-27 23:15

    Trump meets critic Pope Francis at Vatican

    TEHRAN, May 27 (MNA) – Pope Francis has welcomed US President Donald Trump at the Vatican, in a meeting that comes against a backdrop of disagreements on a range of issues, including immigration, climate change and refugee policy.

  • Sudan 2017-05-10 16:45

    UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

    NAIROBI, May 10 (MNA) – than a million children ran away from war in South Sudan, since the armed conflict started in December 2013.

  • مهاجرت به اروپا از رویا تا واقعیت‎ 2017-05-10 08:43


    Nearly 50k migrants cross Mediterranean into Europe since Jan.

    MOSCOW, May 10 (MNA) – The International Organization for Migration has registered almost 50,000 migrants crossing the Mediterranean sea on their way to Europe since January 2017.

  • South Sudan 2017-05-08 22:01

    Over 1mn children flee South Sudan: UN

    JUBA, May 08 (MNA) – Two UN agencies said Monday that over 1 million children have fled South Sudan due to escalating armed conflict.

  • فرار از موصل‎ 2017-04-08 10:17

    Mosul military operation forces 500k people to flee

    MOSUL, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Mosul municipality chief said that up to 500,000 people have fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul since the government troops launched an operation aimed at liberation of the city from ISIL.

  • khoshroo 2017-04-08 09:45

    Iran UN envoy:

    Asylum seekers symptoms of deeper problems

    TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Iran’s permanent representative envoy to the UN Khoshroo said refugees were subjects of international shared responsibility and protection as well as being symptoms of deeper problems.

  • جنگ در غرب موصل‎ 2017-03-21 13:49

    More camps needed to accommodate Mosul refugees: UN

    MOSCOW, Mar. 21 (MNA) – The UN need to build more camps for Mosul migrants, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq said.

  • Refugees 2017-03-20 17:39

    Refugee flow from Turkey to Greece sharply rises after Ankara's threats

    ATHENS, Mar. 20 (MNA) – Over 500 refugees have arrived from Turkey to Greece over the past four days, which marks a significant rise in refugee influx to the southern EU state, a Greek refugee coordination center said Monday.

  •      2017-03-12 16:21

    Irish analyst:

    EU largely scapegoating refugees from ME

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – An Irish university lecturer has said the EU has largely been irresponsible for its disastrous intervention in the Middle East which infested the region with fundamentalism and extremism.

  • Somalia 2017-02-14 16:06

    UNHCR repatriates 4753 Somali refugees in 2 weeks

    NAIROBI, Feb. 14 (MNA) – The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday that it has repatriated some 4,753 Somali refugees in Kenya by road between Jan. 16-31 before a court suspended the closure of the world's largest refugee camp in northeast Kenya.

  • Somalia 2017-02-01 16:56

    UN agency :

    26k Somali refugees affected by US travel ban

    NAIROBI,Feb. 01 (MNA) – About 26,000 Somali refugees, who fled to Kenya from fighting in their country and had planned to resettle in the United States, are now stranded because of travel ban by Washington, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.

  • Refugee 2017-02-01 11:33

    UN calls for cessation of discrimination against refugees

    NEW YORK, Feb. 01 (MNA) – UN Secretary General António Guterres demanded Tuesday the end of discrimination against refugees and also warned that blind measures against terrorism have proven to be ineffective.

  • refugee 2017-01-29 10:28

    IOM urges US to receive refugees after Trump's decision

    NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (MNA) – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged Saturday the US government to keep its programs to receive such vulnerable people.

  •     2017-01-11 19:32

    173,000 Iraqis escape Daesh-occupied regions since October

    MOSCOW, Jan. 11 (MNA) – The number of Iraqi refugees who have fled the capital of Nineveh province Mosul and the Hawija in Kirkuk province since October has reached 173,584.

  • migrants 2016-12-18 15:35

    Turkish gendarmes capture over 180 illegal migrants

    CANAKKALE, Dec. 18 (MNA) –In Canakkale and Burdur provinces, 184 people were caught while preparing to illegally cross into neighboring countries

  • migrants day 2016-12-18 10:37

    Ban calls for safe, regular, orderly migration

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in his message on International Migrants Day, 18 December 2016 called on the international community to act on the global compact on safe, regular and orderly migration as an important contribution to building a world of peace, prosperity, dignity and opportunity for all.

  • velayati 2016-11-08 14:26

    Iran, Sweden voice readiness to bolster ties

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – In a Tue. meeting between Head of Iran's Strategic Research Center Velayati and Swedish FM State Secretary Söder in Tehran, the two sides conferred on ways to expand bilateral relations.

  • نجات مهاجران در دریای مدیترانه 2016-11-08 14:15

    Germany boosts aid to UN in Africa to deter Europe bound migration

    BERLIN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Germany pledged a 61-million-euro hike in funding for UN relief operations in Africa so that fewer of its people undertake perilous odysseys to Europe according to local authorities.

  • شمخانی و رئیس پارلمان قبرس 2016-11-01 10:37


    Iran ready to share refugee-related experiences with EU

    TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) – SNSC Secretary Ali Shamkhani said Iran have taken major steps to aid refugees and asylum-seekers in the region and is ready to cooperate with Europe accordingly.

  • فنلاند 2016-10-26 14:13


    Political cooperation required for stabilizing region

    TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) – Iranian and Finnish presidents stressed the international collaboration and political cooperation to combat terrorism and stabilize the situation in Middle East .

  • تصاویر منتخب از بحران مهاجران‎ 2016-10-26 10:43

    2016, year of most deaths in the Mediterranean: UN

    GENEVA, Oct. 26 (MNA) – The year of 2016 will be the most deadly in the Mediterranean, as until the moment at least 3740 persons died in their attempt to cross this sea, warned the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

  •   2016-10-25 13:02

    More than 2,000 migrants evacuated from Calais

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – A total of 2,318 migrants were transferred from the irregular camp in Calais, to a total of 80 centers in different places of France, as reported by French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.