2003 News Story

More Iraqi refugees leave for home from Rafha camp

A group of 420 Iraqi exiles have left Rafha camp on their way home after staying in Saudi Arabia as refugees for 13 years. This is the 12th batch of departing refugees under the supervision of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The Saudi government has provided air-conditioned buses, baggage trucks and security guards for their journey home.