Médecins Sans Frontières has said a family of four, including a five-day-old baby girl and a three-year-old girl , are being treated for symptoms of exposure to chemical agents in northern Syria. Photograph: Médecins Sans Frontières

A family of four, including a five-day-old baby girl and a three-year-old girl , are being treated for symptoms of exposure to chemical agents in nort(...)

A migrant woman hugs her children, moments after arriving on a dinghy on the Greek island of Kos. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Seven out of 10 Irish people support State financial assistance for overseas humanitarian relief efforts, according to the latest data from Oxfam Irel(...)

MSF project co-ordinator  Juan Matias Gil (right)  with  rescued Palestinian  migrants Mohammed (35) and his  one-year-old daughter Azeelin, who were on a vessel carrying migrants which capsized in the Mediterranean on August 5th. Mohammed’s wife Diana also survived the sinking. Photograph: MSF 2:08

Two families plucked from the Mediterranean by the crew of the Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh 10 days ago have described the intense relief at bei(...)

Syrian migrants and refugees at the detention centre at  an abandoned football stadium. Photograph: Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP 1:48

More than 2,000 refugees in Kos have been locked in a stadium, after riot police struggled to contain crowds of recent migrant arrivals rounded up fro(...)

A young woman gets Yemen’s national flag painted on her face during a protest against the Saudi-led coalition outside the offices of the United Nations in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, on Tuesday. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

The humanitarian situation in Yemen is catastrophic with every family affected by the conflict, International Committee of the Red Cross president Pet(...)

Irish Defence Forces photograph of a children  on board the the LÉ Niamh enroute to Palermo. 1:40

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh arrived in the Sicilian port of Palermo on Thursday carrying 367 survivors and 25 bodies recovered from a fi(...)

Surviving migrants are brought aboard Irish and Italian Navy life-boats in the area where their wooden vessel capsized and sank off the coast of Libya on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters 1:40

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh is en route to the Sicilian port of Palermo carrying 367 survivors and 25 bodies recovered from a fishing vesse(...)

A video grab released by the Irish Defence Forces and recorded aboard the LÉ Niamh shows people in liferafts launched during the rescue. Photograph: Irish Defence Forces/AFP/Getty Images 0:30

The capsize of a boat with more than 600 people on board just as LÉ Niamh inflatables were approaching it north of Libya is the worst single incident(...)

Members of  Irish Navy vessel LÉ Niamh rescue refugees in the ongoing humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean.

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh is due into the Sicilian port of Messina this morning with the bodies of 14 migrants, along with 453 people res(...)

A vendor rests upon the rubble of his shop destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike that hit a marketplace in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, yesterday. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Local fighters and army units backed by Yemen’s exiled government have taken control of Tawahi, the last district of central Aden held by the Iran -al(...)