Latest update : 2017/05/16
Italian police have busted a major mafia operation at a migrant center in Calabria. Iraq says 90 percent of West Mosul has been recaptured from the "Islamic State" and read InfoMigrants' special report on the Shatila refugee camp in Lebanon.
Italy busts 'mafia operation' in large migrant center in Calabria: The Calabrian mafia has infiltrated one of the largest migrant centers in Italy and stolen millions in state funds, Italian authorities claim. The police arrested scores of suspects, including a Catholic priest. Click here to read more.
Dire conditions in Shatila mirror refugees' lack of perspectives : An estimated 1.5 million refugees have fled to Lebanon due to the Syrian war, many thousands to Shatila. The Palestinian refugee camp is at its limit. Click here to read more.
Iraq says 90 percent of west Mosul recaptured from 'Islamic State: Iraqi forces have said the battle for Mosul is nearly over after reportedly retaking 90 percent of west Mosul from the Islamic State (IS). Click here to read more.
Crisis in South Sudan: The UN's refugee chief has appealed for more action to help desperate migrants. Filippo Grandi has launched a major humanitarian appeal and sought $1.4 billion to aid those fleeing hunger and war. Click here to read more.