Nearly 500000 Syrian refugees return home in 2017: UN - Xinhua

Syrian children, who fled their homes in Ghouta's al-Marj town, play amidst the debris of buildings in the town of al-Nashabiyah in the eastern Ghouta region, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus on June 27, 2017. (Xinhua/AFP PHOTO).

Refugees International's New President Aims to Put Humanitarianism Back on Radar - The Washington Diplomat

We've all seen the haunting images of 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi washed up lifeless on a Turkish beach, or the dusty, bloodied face of Omran Daqneesh, 5, who was rescued from the rubble in Aleppo. These images shock and disturb until the next ...

Humanitarian crises, terrorism and refugees - Arab News

World Refugee Day fell on June 20. Marking the event, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) stated in its latest report on global trends that an unprecedented 65.6 million people were uprooted from their homes by conflict and persecution by the end of 2016.

UN cites 'notable trend' of people returning home in Syria - Business Standard

Nearly a half-million people who were displaced within Syria by the war have returned to their homes, the UN refugee agency said today, pointing to a "notable trend of spontaneous returns" this year. UNHCR says aid agencies estimate that more than ...

UN refugee agency: More people returning to Syria in 2017 - UPI.com

June 30 (UPI) -- After a mass exodus in recent years, more people are returning to Syria this year, according to data cited Friday by the United Nations' refugee agency. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees issued a report Friday that said ...

Half a Million Syrians Return Home Despite Risks - The Epoch Times

Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes so far this year due to a perceived improvement in security in some of the country's war torn cities. Some 440,000 have returned to their homes from other places in Syria while another 31,000 ...

War in Syria: Almost Half a Million Syrian Refugees Return Home to Look for Their Loved Ones - Newsweek

Nearly half a million Syrian refugees have returned to their homes since the beginning of the year, according to the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR. Humanitarian agencies recorded a “notable trend of spontaneous returns to and within Syria in 2017,” the ...

Nearly Half a Million Syrians Return to Own Homes This Year: UNHCR - U.S. News & World Report

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes so far this year, including 440,000 internally displaced people and more than 31,000 returning from neighboring countries, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday. Most ...

UN: Nearly half-million displaced Syrians returned home in 2017 - Washington Examiner

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Friday announced that nearly a half-million people who had fled their home in Syria due to the civil war have returned since the beginning of the year. About 440,000 internally displaced people and ...

Challenges abound as 'significant' numbers of displaced return within Syria, warns UNHCR - UN News Centre

Three girls, one of them a ten-year-old, walk along a debris-strewn street in Al-Tabqa city, Syria. Along with her family, the ten-year-old recently returned to their home after being uprooted several times. May 2017. Photo: UNICEF/Souleiman ...

UN says nearly half a million Syrians have returned home this year - TRT World

A spokesman for the UNHCR said it was too early to say if the returnees were directly linked to a drop in violence. Photo by: AFP. Although over a quarter of million refugees have returned to Syria from neighbouring countries since 2015, it is only a ...

UN: 'Significant Number' of Displaced Syrians Returning Home - Voice of America

Almost a half-million displaced Syrians have returned to their homes since the beginning of the year, mostly to check on property and relatives, according to estimates from the United Nations. The U.N. refugee agency said Friday it had seen a "notable ...

Daesh terrorists pull out of Syria's Aleppo Province - Press TV

This file photo shows Daesh terrorists at an undisclosed location in Syria's embattled northern province of Raqqah. Members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have withdrawn from Syria's northwestern province of Aleppo as government forces, backed by ...

UN Registers Over 440000 Refugees Return to Syria Amid Ongoing Conflict - Sputnik International

Aid agencies estimate that more than 440,000 internally displaced people have returned to their homes in Syria during the first six months of this year, according to the statement of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). A Syrian refugee woman hangs laundry ...

Syria war: Almost 500000 refugees return in 2017 - UN - BBC News

Almost 500,000 Syrians have returned to their homes this year, the UN says, describing this as a "notable trend". The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says more than 440,000 internally displaced Syrians and about 31,000 of those who fled abroad have now ...

GENEVA — Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes so far this year, including 440000 internally ... - NRT

Most returned to Aleppo, Hama, Homs and Damascus, it said, on the view that security had improved in parts of the country. UNHCR spokesman Andrej Mahecic told a Geneva news briefing that this trend was "significant" and that the majority of the people ...

Syrian refugees return home in the hundreds of thousands, UN says - Middle East Eye

Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes since the beginning of the year, mainly to find family members and check on property, the UN refugee agency said Friday. The agency said it had seen "a notable trend of spontaneous returns to ...

UN sees 'notable trend' of refugees returning home in Syria - Belfast Telegraph

Nearly half a million people who were displaced in Syria due to its civil war have returned to their homes, the UN refugee agency has said, pointing to a "notable trend of spontaneous returns" this year. UNHCR said aid agencies estimate that more than ...

Russia delivers aid to Aleppo refugees - TASS

ALEPPO /Syria/, June 30. /TASS/. Officers from the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the opposing sides in Syria continue to deliver food sets to refugees from Aleppo, a spokesman for the Center told TASS on Friday. Read also ...

Russian Military Distributes Food Rations Among Displaced Syrians in Aleppo - Sputnik International

Russian officers continued to hand out basic food supplies to Syrians fleeing Islamist-controlled villages in the northern Aleppo province. 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh and his sister sit in an ambulance after being. © REUTERS/ Mahmoud Rslan.