What will happen next to Turkey’s Syrian refugees?
Turkey is in the middle of a major U-turn on its policy towards Syrian refugees. According to Turkish law, Syrians need an identity paper called the Temporary Protection Permit (Kimlik), an alternative to the refugee status documentation. Turkey is not a signatory to the 1951 UN-refugee convention, and the country of 83 million hosts around 3.6 million Syrian refugees.
Middle East Explained: Libya
Continuing his weekly series about the complexities of the Middle East, Ahmed Aboudouh examines Libyan general Khalifa Haftar’s planned attack on Tripoli