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In-depth: Five years after the EU-Turkey migration deal was reached, the agreement desperately needs to be reassessed for the sake of millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey.

Lebanon's coronavirus vaccine rollout is at risk of marginalising refugees and migrant workers.

India’s Gulf workers in Covid-19 reverse migration chaos

The New Arab Staff

India’s Gulf workers in Covid-19 reverse migration chaos

Migrant workers from India have helped build Gulf economies, but many have fallen victim to the Covid-19 crisis.

UN: 2,276 refugees died reaching Europe last year

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN: 2,276 refugees died reaching Europe last year

"The true crisis on maritime routes to Europe is the lack of unified European Union and African policy aimed at safe, humane migration ...

Three dead on Canaries <em>migrant</em> boat, 41 saved

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Three dead on Canaries migrant boat, 41 saved

Separately, a fishing boat managed to rescue another five people, and also recovered the bodies of two women, he added.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden pushes back amid mounting crisis over border

A top Biden administration official pushed back Sunday against fast-mounting criticism that it has bungled immigration policy.

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

Yemen's 24 hours of violence: how Biden should respond

Comment: Given Yemen's complex conflict, Biden's administration should not try to take control, but instead focus on bringing the parties to the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

The US Democrats snatched a win in the year’s first vote on an issue that once again faces a steep uphill climb in Congress.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greece says Turkey should take back migrants

Greece's Migration Minister called on Turkey to take back migrants to demonstrate its willingness to uphold a 2016 deal with the EU.

Biden's immigration policy takes heat as <em>migrant</em> levels soar

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden's immigration policy takes heat as migrant levels soar

President Joe Biden faced mounting pressure Monday from Republicans over his handling of a surge in migrants - including thousands of ...

The New Arab Staff

Yo-Yo Ma's Silkroad releases Syria 'soundscape' to mark anniversary

The four-minute 'soundscape' is a collaboration between Yo-Yo Ma's non-profit Silkroad and the UNOCHA.

Dozens feared dead in weekend Yemen blaze: IOM

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dozens feared dead in weekend Yemen blaze: IOM

Dozens of migrants are feared to have died in a fire last weekend at an overcrowded holding facility in Sanaa.

UN seeks access to migrants injured in Yemen blaze

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN seeks access to migrants injured in Yemen blaze

The UN urged Houthis who control the Yemeni capital Sanaa to provide access to dozens of African migrants who were seriously injured in a ...

Cyprus slams Turkey over asylum-seeker 'burden'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cyprus slams Turkey over asylum-seeker 'burden'

Cyprus has had the highest proportion of asylum applications in the EU for four consecutive years, at four percent of its population compared ...

How human traffickers are exploiting Covid-19 in North Africa

Alessandra Bajec

How human traffickers are exploiting Covid-19 in North Africa

In-depth: Human trafficking has been pushed deeper into the shadows by the pandemic, with criminal gangs exploiting the economic fallout from ...

Milica Cosic

Migration in post-Brexit Britain: How will refugees be affected?

In-depth: Britain's departure from the European Union could have serious implications for its migration policy.

Malia Bouattia

A mass Covid outbreak that should have been avoided

Comment: Despite repeated warnings that the barracks were unsuitable, the government detained hundreds of migrants in close quarters. Now it's ...

Denmark targets zero asylum seekers: PM

"We need to be careful that not too many people come to our country, otherwise our social cohesion cannot exist."

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey on charm offensive to ease tensions with EU

Mevlut Cavusoglu and Josep Borrell have met to discuss Turkey's EU membership and issues related to the eastern Mediterranean.

Migrants in Bosnia sleeping rough face up to winter

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Migrants in Bosnia sleeping rough face up to winter

Temperatures are predicted to drop below minus 15 degrees Celsius in Bosnia, where hundreds of migrants are stranded without shelter.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun ...

EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild <em>migrant</em> camp

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild migrant camp

The EU's foreign policy chief said Brussels was ready to increase its humanitarian support for Bosnia after Lipa migrant centre burnt ...

Refugees say 'fewer rights than animals' on Lesbos

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Refugees say 'fewer rights than animals' on Lesbos

The migrant volunteers said they were eager to help improve living conditions in the camp.

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab authors this ...

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