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Libya teachers, parents mobilise to fix battle-scarred school

27 November, 2020

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

UN prepares for 200,000 Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

20 November, 2020

Around 32,000 people have already fled the conflict-stricken Tigray region, the UN refugee agency said.

Child malnutrition surges in war-torn Yemen: UN

27 October, 2020

The United Nations on Tuesday warned malnutrition among young children has soared to the highest levels ever recorded in parts of war-torn Yemen.

Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

21 October, 2020

Destruction, displacement, a financial crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic have posed intractable challenges to Idlib's education system. But its children still dream of a bright future.

Yemeni teachers accuse Houthis of killing 1,579 educators

06 October, 2020

The Yemeni Teachers Syndicate accused the Houthi rebels of killing and detaining thousands of teachers, academics and administrators since 2014.

Former UN Iraqi-American official accused of sexually assaulting women

03 September, 2020

A former United Nations official in Iraq has been accused by more than six women of sexual assault.

Seven still missing after Beirut blast, says Lebanon army

29 August, 2020

'Search and rescue operations will not stop until the missing are found,' Lebanon's army said, confirming that three Lebanese, three Syrians and one Egyptian are still missing since the blast

UN official: COVID cases likely higher than Syria says

28 August, 2020

“12 health facilities had to suspend operations this month due to staff becoming infected, having to self-isolate, or due to lack of personal protective equipment.”

8 children die in Syria camp for IS families

13 August, 2020

The detainees at al-Hol consist of the wives of IS fighters and their children, who were captured or surrendered to Kurdish forces.

Polio vaccination resumes in Afghanistan, Pakistan following increased cases

12 August, 2020

Afghanistan and Pakistan will both see a resumption in Polio vaccination programmes after campaigns were paused due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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