From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Why Iraqi Kurds are seeking refuge in Europe The heartbreaking drama of thousands of migrants, many of them Iraqi Kurds, stranded along the Belarusian border with Poland, where they encounter dire conditions in […]
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400+ Migrants from Belarus brought back to Kurdistan
More than 400 stranded migrants from Belarus-Poland border brought back to Kurdistan Region A rescue flight from Belarus is set to land at Erbil after 7:00 pm today, returning more than 400 migrants who had been stranded on the Belarus-Poland border. Over 20,000 people attempting to enter Europe through Belarus have been stuck for over […]
Iraq to Repatriate Citizens Stranded at Belarus Border
By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq to repatriate citizens stranded at Belarus border The Iraqi announcement came as the European Union said it would step up sanctions on the Belarusian government and some airlines. Click here […]
Airlines suspend Belarus-bound Travel for ME Migrants
By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Airlines suspend Belarus-bound travel for Middle East migrants Turkish Airlines and Iraqi Airways restricting flights to Minsk for citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen. Click here to read the full article.
82,000 Currently Displaced from Mosul – UNHCR
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has issued an update on the Iraq situation as at 6th December: KEY FIGURES 82,068 People displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since the military offensive began on 17 October1 11,705 UNHCR kits of core relief items distributed to families (assisting some 70,000 people) displaced from Mosul and […]
3.2 Million Displaced in Iraq - UNHCR
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has issued an update on the Iraq situation as at 23rd November: Key Figures 68,340: People currently displaced from Mosul district since the military offensive began on 17 October 9,207: UNHCR kits of core relief items distributed to families (assisting some 55,000 people) displaced from Mosul corridor 9,097: […]
IOM, Italy Support Stabilization in Diyala
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has provided funding for IOM to implement a project to contribute to stabilization of conflict-affected communities in Diyala governorate, Iraq. The one-year project aims to foster social cohesion, reduce tensions between local communities and displaced Iraqis and returnees, and support the role of women in peace […]
IOM Prepares for Expected Mosul Displacement
Over 90,000 Iraqis have been displaced in the Mosul Corridor as military operations continue in preparedness for the liberation of Mosul. This includes over 82,600 IDPs who have been displaced from Salah al-Din (Baiji and Al Shirqat districts) and Ninewa (Al Qayara district) since 16 June, as recorded by IOM Iraq Displacement Tracking Matrix, Emergency […]
Japan gives $7m to UNICEF for Humanitarian Aid in Iraq
The crisis in Iraq has continued for over two years, and with no end in sight and over 3.3 million people internally displaced, humanitarian assistance to Iraqi children is more crucial than ever. In this environment of increased need and reduced resources, the Government of Japan has offered critical assistance to UNICEF in the form […]
Video: Despair grows over Missing Men
From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. When Iraqi officials and top brass visited a displacement camp south of jihadist-held Fallujah, distressed residents swarmed around them asking the same question: "Where are our sons?"
Video: Iraq Migrants leave Greece for Macedonia
From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Hundreds of Syrians and Iraqis cross the border from Greece into Macedonia.
Internal Displacement in Iraq Passes 2.8m
Iraq’s new Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) published this week recorded 2,834,676 internally displaced Iraqis from January 2014 through 25 April2015. The majority of the new displacement identified in the two-week period was caused by conflict in the Ramadi area of Anbar governorate. Following the outbreak of the Ramadi crisis, which occurred around 10 April, DTM […]