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.


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