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

Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugee student achieves perfect score in Turkey-wide exam

Muhammet Halil came up with the correct answers to all of the questions in the High School Entry Exam.

Syrian refugee student achieves perfect score in Turkey-wide exam

Italy

Will Italy prosecute officials for the 2013 shipwreck disaster?

At least 268 people - mostly Syrian refugees - died in the Lampedusa shipwreck in October 2013, including 60 children.

Will Italy prosecute officials for the 2013 shipwreck disaster?

AJ Impact

Germany welcomed refugees. Now it's reaping the economic benefits

German companies need more skilled workers. Refugees are helping to fill the gap.

Germany welcomed refugees. Now it's reaping the economic benefits

Special series

World Refugee Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

Around the world with asylum seekers and refugees struggling for the chance at a new life.

World Refugee Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

Middle East

Lebanon asks Syrian refugees to demolish their houses

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have been given time till July to dismantle their makeshift homes.

Reporter's Notebook

Idlib: Surviving under the olive groves

Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced within Idlib province in northwest Syria since April.