Jordan has announced that it will permit humanitarian aid deliveries to tens of thousands of refugees stuck on the country's border with Syria, which has been closed since a deadly attack on soldiers in June.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's move comes a few days after President Trump threatened to cut off US aid to Palestinians. Experts warn that closing the agency could increase poverty and fuel violence.
Zahra is a five-year-old girl from Syria who fled with her parents and seven siblings to a refugee camp in Jordan. Her emotional portrait by the photojournalist Muhammed Muheisen won the annual competition.
A UNHCR report has found that sexual violence towards boys and men stemming from the Syria conflict has been far more prevalent than was previously thought. Some of the victims were as young as 10, the oldest over 80.
Germany’s Federal Foreign Office has published a new website called “#rumoursaboutgermany” that educates migrants about false information that smugglers use to traffic them to Europe.
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