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Iraqi children 'forced to live among corpses and bombs'

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Iraqi children 'forced to live among corpses and bombs'

Hundreds of Iraqi families forced out of camps are living in horrific conditions, the charity Save the Children said.

South African stranded in Jerusalem after year of walking

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South African stranded in Jerusalem after year of walking

Shahid bin Yusuf Takala says his prolonged stay at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque has been a 'great blessing'.

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthis near Sanaa

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Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthis near Sanaa

The Saudi-led international coalition has carried out airstrikes against Houthi ...

European Parliament calls for Algerian journalist Drareni’s immediate release

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European Parliament calls for Algerian journalist Drareni’s immediate release

The European Parliament has passed an urgent resolution calling for the release of jailed journalist Khaled Drarerni, citing the 'deterioration of human rights in Algeria'

Iraq training US-sanctioned militia leader for top role: report

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Iraq training US-sanctioned militia leader for top role: report

Government officials view the reported appointment to the military of a militia security chief as a move to weaken Iran-backed groups.

OPEC+ calls last-minute talks ahead of planned oil increase

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OPEC+ calls last-minute talks ahead of planned oil increase

Saudi Arabia and Russia called an informal meeting of OPEC+ ministers, which is likely to delay a planned oil production increase, just days before a formal meeting.

Biden team stands by Palestinian-American staffer after pro-Israel backlash

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Biden team stands by Palestinian-American staffer after pro-Israel backlash

Reema Dodin is a 'well-respected and trusted leader', the Biden-Harris transition team said.

Libya teachers, parents mobilise to fix battle-scarred school

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Libya teachers, parents mobilise to fix battle-scarred school

Libyan teachers and parents are using the limited means at hand to repair buildings devastated by a year-long battle for Tripoli

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France, UN to host new Lebanon aid conference

France and the UN will host a new conference about aid to Beirut after its devastating blast in August

Refugees from Ethiopia conflict scratch a living in Sudan

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Refugees from Ethiopia conflict scratch a living in Sudan

Ethiopian refugees are restarting their lives in Sudan, saying 'they have nothing more to do' in their home country.

Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

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Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

Assadollah Assadi, 48, refused to appear in the dock, claiming diplomatic immunity, but his accreditation was in Austria and he was arrested in Germany

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Veteran Egyptian human rights activist dies of Covid-19

Hafez Abu Seada, a co-founder of the Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights who was arrested several times by the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak, died of Covid-19

UN Palestinian refugee agency 'on edge of cliff': Commissioner-general

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UN Palestinian refugee agency 'on edge of cliff': Commissioner-general

Philippe Lazzarini said UNRWA would continue to provide all of its services for ...

Armenians at a crossroads as out of Karabakh

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Armenians at a crossroads as out of Karabakh

For Armenians still reeling from defeat in recent fighting with Azerbaijan, the peacekeepers who deployed under a Moscow-brokered peace deal are a welcome presence.

Small is beautiful: Gaza's toned-down Covid-era weddings

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Small is beautiful: Gaza's toned-down Covid-era weddings

What were once huge events, Gaza's weddings are now being toned down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

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Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Australia on Friday amid reports she was detained after Iranian authorities discovered she was in a relationship with an Israeli citizen.

Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

Milica Cosic and Nick McAlpin

Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

Public discourse on refugees often centres solely on their material needs. However, the Covid-19 crisis shows that the deep desire for community ...

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