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As the first country to start inoculating refugees against the coronavirus disease, Jordan is running its vaccination plan despite it struggles to obtain sufficient vaccine supplies.

As Jordan witnesses a surge in Covid-19 cases, authorities announced an all-day curfew on Fridays to help stem the rise in numbers.

Jordan starts 'world first' Covid vaccinations in refugee <em>camp</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan starts 'world first' Covid vaccinations in refugee camp

Around 2,000 of the 80,000 residents of Zaatari camp on Jordan's border with Syria have signed up to receive the jab, according to an UNHCR spokesman.

Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

Fear of coronavirus is triggering child stress in Syria

The New Arab Staff

Fear of coronavirus is triggering child stress in Syria

A mental health crisis is unfolding in Syria and other countries, with stress levels among children skyrocketing due to Covid-19 fears.

Sarah Khalil

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

In partnership with UNHCR, Goal Click Refugees is an initiative that helps people understand one another through their love of football.

Abeer Ayyoub

Jordan looks to the sun to end power struggles

Jordan, an ideal solar energy producer, has taken giant steps to becoming less dependent on fossil fuels - but further development looks ...

The New Arab

UN continue life-saving aid operation to besieged Syrian refugees

Starving Syrian refugees have continued to receive potentially life-saving shipment of aid from the UN this weekend.

The New Arab & agencies

Displaced Syrians receive first aid since January: UN

For the first time since January, aid has been delivered to displaced Syrians near the Jordanian border.

UN to deliver aid to Syrians near Jordan border

The New Arab & agencies

UN to deliver aid to Syrians near Jordan border

The UN is arranging an aid convoy to tens of thousands of Syrians stranded in the desert near the Jordanian border, it announced on Wednesday.

Suraya Dadoo

Israel's ban on South African model follows apartheid playbook

Comment: Israel's ban on Shashi Naidoo entering the Occupied Palestinian Territories is eerily reminiscent of apartheid South Africa's siege ...

Syrian refugees keep storytelling tradition alive

Catherine Cartier

Syrian refugees keep storytelling tradition alive

Feature: Displaced from their country, but not their culture, Syrian women are keeping memories of Syria alive among refugee communities by ...

Corbyn says Labour government would quickly recognise Palestine

The New Arab & agencies

Corbyn says Labour government would quickly recognise Palestine

Corbyn said on Friday that a government under his leadership would recognise a Palestinian state "very early on" and push hard for a political ...

Angelina Jolie urges Security Council to 'solve' Syria war

The New Arab & agencies

Angelina Jolie urges Security Council to 'solve' Syria war

Angelina Jolie visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, urging the UN to solve the Syrian conflict.

Jordan opens world's largest solar plant in refugee <em>camp</em> Jordan opens world's largest solar plant in refugee camp

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan opens world's largest solar plant in refugee camp

Jordan inaugurated the largest solar plant in the world on Monday to improve the lives of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan says hosting Syrian refugees has cost $10 billion

The Jordanian foreign ministry said "more than $10.3 billion" (8.7 billion euros) had been spent on putting up Syrian refugees.

The New Arab & agencies

Job fair offers hope for Syria refugees in Jordan

Around 50 companies were represented at the one-day event Wednesday as they scouted for candidates to fill some 1,000 job opportunities, ...

The New Arab

Jordan opens first job centre inside Syrian refugee camp

Aid groups have opened an employment centre in a sprawling refugee camp in Jordan to provide more work permits for Syrians who have ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian, Sudanese refugees already suffering from Trump's travel ban

The reinstatement of the so-called Muslim ban is shattering the hopes of refugees fleeing conflicts in Syria and Sudan who were so close to ...

Syrian young woman becomes first ever refugee Goodwill Ambassador

The New Arab

Syrian young woman becomes first ever refugee Goodwill Ambassador

UNICEF has appointed a 19-year-old education activist and Syrian refugee as Goodwill Ambassador in a historic first.

Nourhan Nassar

World Refugee Day: Trump's aid withdrawal hurts mothers

Women in refugee camps around the world have been put at risk by the Trump administration's withdrawal of funding for the UN's maternal health ...

Naomi Campbell hosts charity event to support Syrian children

Sarah Khalil

Naomi Campbell hosts charity event to support Syrian children

Hollywood and fashion A-listers gathered on Sunday for the Fashion for Relief charity event to raise funds for Syria's children refugees.

Jordan 'hits limit' hosting Syrian refugees

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan 'hits limit' hosting Syrian refugees

Jordan has reached the limit of its capacity to cope with the burden of hosting Syrian refugees, Planning Minister Imad al-Fakhoury said in a ...

UN chief urges Arab unity to resolve Syria conflict

The New Arab & agencies

UN chief urges Arab unity to resolve Syria conflict

UN chief Antonio Guterres called on Arab leaders Tuesday to set aside their differences to confront Syria's six-year conflict, ahead of an Arab ...

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