Greece

Ten Syrians posing as volleyball team arrested at Athens airport

The men were dressed in identical athletic uniforms and carried the same sports bags as well as two volleyballs.

Turkey

Turkey could 'open the gates' of Europe to refugees

Turkish president calls on EU to provide financial support to Ankara to deal with 3.6 million refugees in the country.

Erdogan: Turkey could open the gates of Europe to refugees

Middle East

Are Syrian refugees being scapegoated in Turkey?

Eight years after Syria erupted in civil war, millions of displaced residents struggle to integrate amid rising resentment from locals.

Are Syrian refugees being scapegoated in Turkey?

Syrian Refugees

Amnesty calls on Lebanon to stop expulsion of Syrian refugees

Rights group says Beirut deported nearly 2,500 Syrians in 'a clear violation of Lebanon's non-refoulement obligation'.

Amnesty calls on Lebanon to stop expulsion of Syrian refugees

Turkey

Deadline extended for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Turkish minister says Syrians in Istanbul have until October 30 to return to cities where they were first registered.

Deadline extended for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Turkey

Deadline elapses for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Refugees not registered but living in largest Turkish city face prospect of being expelled.

Deadline elapses for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Reporter's Notebook

Ray of hope for Syrians in the US as TPS is extended

The extension gives Syrians safety and more stability, but many are longing to return home.

Turkey

As 1,000 Syrians arrested in Turkey, crackdown fears intensify

Refugees tell Al Jazeera why they worry about being returned to the Turkish province they arrived in, or worse, Idlib.

As 1,000 Syrians arrested in Turkey, crackdown fears intensify

Turkey

Thousands of refugees arrested in Istanbul crackdown

Ankara says arrests target those who live in Istanbul without permit, denies deporting Syrians.

Turkey: 6,000 refugees arrested in Istanbul crackdown

Lebanon

Palestinians in Lebanon protest crackdown on unlicensed workers

Critics say the Lebanese government's move targets low-wage Palestinian and Syrian workers and is discriminatory.

Palestinians in Lebanon protest crackdown on unlicensed workers

Opinion

The spectre of a Syrian Srebrenica

The dehumanisation campaign Syrians are facing is strikingly similar to the one that led to the genocide of Bosnians.

Refik Hodzic

by Refik Hodzic

Refik Hodzic

Middle East

HRW condemns Lebanon's 'pressure' on Syrians to leave

Thousands of Syrian refugees have been affected by Lebanon's housing demolition order.

Destruction of Syrian refugees' shelters in Lebanon condemned

Middle East

Lebanon troops demolish Syrian refugee homes as deadline expires

Settlements destroyed in Arsal village after expiry of July 1 ultimatum as aid groups protest and fear more demolitions.

Lebanon troops demolish Syrian refugee homes as deadline expires

Lebanon

Gunmen open fire on Lebanese minister's convoy, killing two

Saleh al-Gharib, the minister of state handling refugee issues, was heading to a village when his convoy was attacked.

Gunmen open fire on Lebanese minister's convoy, killing two

Syria's War

Family of late Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi 'heartbroken' over film

Relatives denounce upcoming film, saying they were not consulted about the project.

Family of late Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi 'heartbroken' over film