Human Rights Watch has accused Turkish authorities of practically blocking new refugee arrivals from Syria, saying the registration process for refugees has almost fully stopped in nine provinces on or near the Syrian border as well as in Istanbul.
Government forces in south Syria are advancing along the frontier with Jordan and will soon reach a border crossing in terrorists’ hands since 2015, a pro-Damascus commander said on Friday, in a push to recapture one of the country's last terrorist strongholds.
Germany, Austria and Italy will hold talks next week on how to “shut” the southern migration route into Europe and plan to work together on that issue, Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Thursday.
The commander of Iran’s border police said a recent clash along the country’s common border with Azerbaijan occurred between the Azerbaijani border guards and human traffickers from the South Caucasus country.
The commander of Iran’s border police said he plans to visit neighboring Afghanistan over a recent cross-border attack by armed assailants that led to the martyrdom of two Iranian guards in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.