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Almost 240,000 immigrants crossed Mediterranean Sea to Europe in 2015

The number of immigrants who crossed the Mediterranean to reach Europe so far this year is now at 237,000. The number has already exceeded the total of those who managed to cross last year, said today the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The average daily number of rescues in Mediterranean waters has hit a thousand. Most of these rescues concentrate mainly on the coasts of islands of Italy and ...Read full article...

Red Cross warns about dire situation for Civilians in Yemen

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, visited South Yemen today. According to him, his visit highlighted the suffering of Yemeni civilians and the difficulties of humanitarian organizations to provide assistance. Maurer visited hospitals in Aden and patients who have been injured by torture and landmines, and reported through its official account of Twitter about the “terrible suffering” of these people. He also ...Read full article...

Syria’s Refugee Crisis Just Got Worse

The price of imperial arrogance is horrendous human suffering, deprivation and death – millions of nameless, faceless people affected. US wars on humanity caused the gravest refugee crisis since WW II – millions displaced, mostly victims of imperial conflicts and chaos, suffering hugely, many perishing from deprivation, an appalling high crime too horrific to ignore. How do displaced people cope with limited access to nutritious food, at times any, ...Read full article...

4 Million Syrian Refugees have Fled their Country

Syria and Yemen are two faces of the same tragic coin whose citizens are being systematically driven out of their land to cause massive social unrest. Whatever your political view is regarding Western-backed intervention in Syria and Yemen, no ideological or religious belief can deny that both countries are being victimized, not liberated, which is what the corporate media wants the public to believe. The result of bombing a ...Read full article...

The Middle East is a refugee ticking bomb

“Sixty-five percent of the refugees are under 25, are marginalized, desperate and frustrated by the lack of a just solution,” says Christofer Gunness, from UNRWA. Regional vulnerability has always existed here but in recent years has exploded with the crisis in Syria and Iraq, the expansion of the Islamic State and instability and crises in countries such as Yemen, Libya, Egypt and others in the area. In the case ...Read full article...