Amin Awad

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Syrians in Beirut, Lebanon, preparing to return to their homeland. Photograph: Jamal Saidi/Reuters

The UN agency responsible for refugees has predicted that 250,000 Syrians could return to their homeland next year, making a modest but significant re(...)

A Pakistani and Afghan immigrants living  in Turkey in harsh conditions, many working in  the waste paper collection business. Photograph: Ozcan Soysal/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Surrounded by her children and mother-in-law in an unfurnished apartment in eastern Turkey, Hakima tells of a traumatic recent few months. She and he(...)

 Hungarian soldiers build a temporary  razor-wire fence  at the border between Hungary and Croatia. Photograph: Gyorgy Varga/EPA

Worsening weather and tightening borders confront thousands of migrants making their way through the Balkans to western Europe, as the changing season(...)

People waiting to cross from Serbia into Croatia at  Bapska. More than 40,000 migrants have crossed into Croatia from Serbia since Tuesday of last week. Photograph:  David Ramos/Getty Images

The current flow of up to 8,000 migrants each day into Europe may only be the tip of the iceberg and governments must work to bring an end to the Syr(...)

Jordanian Copra Helicopters fly over the Ruwaished Iraq-Jordan border in Jordan. Earlier this month, the al-Qaeda splinter group Isis, believed to be backed by local Sunni militias, seized the northern city of Mosul and captured a string of towns stretching south towards Baghdad. Photograph: Reuters

Militants this morning seized a town just an hour from Baghdad which is home to four natural gas fields - another gain by Sunni insurgents who have s(...)