As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, a United Nations official said on Sunday.
Twenty eight people were rescued in the incident, which happened in an area ju
Dedicated hotlines to help low-income migrant workers in Bahrain will soon be launched in up to five languages.
The initiative, spearheaded by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), will be up and running by mid-August and will
An Arabic translation of a novel by a former Bahrain resident has been banned in two Gulf states.
Aadujeevitham (Goat Days) was written by the author Benyamin and tells the story of an abused migrant worker in
A diplomat said pledges made by a new Indian minister to tackle problems faced by workers in Gulf nations reiterates the government's commitment to the welfare of migrant workers.
Indian External Affairs Mi
A society set up to defend the rights of Bahrain's migrant workers is looking to plug a BD30,000 ($79,116) hole in its finances after abandoning plans for an annual fundraiser.
Volunteers at the Migrant Wor
Numbers of abused female migrant workers seeking protection have increased by 25 per cent in Bahrain, according to campaigners.
A shelter in Manama, operated by the Migrant Workers Protection Society (MWPS), ga
At least 92 people died and scores were missing after a boat packed with up to 500 African migrants sank off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, the coastguard said.
Bodies fished from the wat
Hundreds of Syrian refugees have been rescued in rough seas and brought to Italy's southern coast in the last 24 hours, the Italian coastguard said on Saturday.
Three boats carrying 809 refugees and possibly some migrants, inc