Latest News for: Turkey refugees


Erdogan courts ‘terrorist’ Assad amid pressure to solve Turkey’s ‘Syrian problem’

Egypt Independent 25 Jul 2024
Turkey is hosting an estimated 3.1 million Syrian refugees – more than any other country ... Unlike European nations, where Syrian refugees are being permanently resettled, most Syrians in Turkey are ...
photo: AP / Valery Sharifulin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 24, 2024.

Russian leader Putin meets Syrian president Assad in Moscow: TV

Khaleejtimes 25 Jul 2024

Putin Meets With Syrian President Assad in Moscow

Moscow Times 25 Jul 2024
The meeting, held late Wednesday, comes at a time when Russia — which saved Assad's government through its military intervention in 2015 during a civil war — seeks to mediate tensions between Syria and Turkey.

A canceled concert and the weight of history

Ekathimerini 24 Jul 2024
Many refugees left with their keys, hoping to return, as had happened in other parts of Turkey during the first persecutions in 1914 ... On the other hand, it’s known that in Turkey, the flag and Kemal’s figure are literally everywhere.

Turkish diplomats deny reports of upcoming Assad-Erdogan meeting

The New Arab 23 Jul 2024
In addition, Turkey hosts around 3.5 million refugees from the Syrian conflict but these have increasingly been the target of violent xenophobia, with anti-Syrian riots breaking out in the city of Kayseri earlier this month.

They fled from their home countries. Now, they'll compete in Paris for the Refugee Olympic Team

NBC Bay Area 23 Jul 2024
The refugee ... And a refugee ... The Syrian refugee had left behind his war-torn hometown of Aleppo, fled to Turkey, crossed the Mediterranean on a rubber boat to Greece, and trekked by foot to Germany.

Palestinian athletes honour Majed Abu Maraheel's Olympic legacy

The New Arab 23 Jul 2024
She had reached Europe by jumping into the ocean and swimming, pushing a boat full of refugees (including her own family) after the motor broke in the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece.

Syria Today – Turkey Deports Thousands; Jordan Shoots Down Drone

The Syrian Observer 21 Jul 2024
Meanwhile, Turkey faces criticism for forcibly deporting thousands of Syrian refugees back to northern Syria, raising humanitarian concerns ... The presence of 3.2 million Syrian refugees in Turkey and ...

Turkish Coast Guard detains nearly 100 refugees in Aegean Sea

Khaama Press 21 Jul 2024
... Sea off Turkey’s western coast on Saturday, July 21 ... The situation for Afghan refugees remains dire as they face increasing deportations and detentions across Turkey and neighboring countries.

‘This team is a message of hope’: behind the scenes with the Refugee Olympic Team

The Observer 21 Jul 2024
Abaroge is part of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Refugee Team, which represents more than 100 million displaced people ... Created in 2015, the Refugee Olympic Team first took part in the 2016 Rio Games, with 10 athletes in three sports.

Syrian organizations hold Europe responsible for violations of refugees’ rights in Turkey

Enab Baladi 20 Jul 2024
Seven Syrian civil society organizations have held European Union countries responsible for the violations that Syrian refugees in Turkey have been enduring for years, reaching a peak in early July.

July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the Turkish invasion and occupation of Cyprus

Greek City Times 20 Jul 2024
Turkey's army continues to unlawfully occupy 36% of the territory of Cyprus preventing refugees from returning to their homes ... The international community strongly condemned the military invasion and rejected Turkey’s explanations.