Jordan to open new Syrian refugee camp

Construction of new camp in Al-Azraq comes as number of Syrian refugees in country tops half-a-million.

    More than half a million Syrian refugees have crossed into Jordan since the start of the conflict.

    The Jordanian government is about to open a new camp for them which will be able to house over 100,000 people.

    Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from the camp in th Jordanian town of Al-Azraq.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Pick your team and answer as many correct questions in three minutes.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Remembering Chernobyl

    Remembering Chernobyl

    The fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion remains as politicised as ever, 28 years on.