New Minister of State for Refugee Affairs Mouin Merhebi tells Al-Mashareq the establishment of the new minister was six years too late.
A new UN report reveals that Lebanon and Jordan host the largest number of refugees relative to the sizes of their populations.
Syrian refugees are starting businesses and integrating into Egyptian society, but some still hope they can return to Syria after the war.
Non-governmental organisations are helping to educate the approximately 400,000 school-age Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
The 2017-2020 crisis response plan aims to secure a total of $2.8 billion this year to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees and upgrade the country's infrastructure.
Four relief agencies operating in Lebanon have issued a single debit card that is designed to facilitate access to aid for Syrian refugees.
As winter sets in, international and local organisations are racing to provide aid to thousands of Syrian refugees and Lebanese families in need.
Egypt's parliament is slated to review legislation calling for tougher human trafficking penalties after nearly 200 people died last month.
The amount of sacrificial meat distributed in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp increased significantly during Eid al-Adha this year, local officials say.
Lebanese and international officials have called for the development of a national plan to facilitate the eventual return of Syrian refugees.