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Many of the asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos have refused to go to the new site after their camp was destroyed by a fire last week.

Mycetoma disease, which leaves almost 60 percent of its victims with deformed limbs, acts as a life sentence for workers depending on manual labour to survive.

Greece's main migrant camp gutted by huge blaze

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Greece's main migrant camp gutted by huge blaze

Migrants in the camp have endured months of lockdowns as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, with access severely restricted.

After Beirut blast, mental health is Lebanon's next crisis

Florence Massena

After Beirut blast, mental health is Lebanon's next crisis

Lebanon is on the verge of a mental health emergency after the trauma of the devastating Beirut explosion.

Al-Qaeda blows up Yemen <em>clinic</em> after executing dentist

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Al-Qaeda blows up Yemen clinic after executing dentist

The extremist group executed and crucified the dentist, who militants accused of aiding US drone strikes.

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Tunisia reimposes curfew in virus hotspot

The North African country has registered a total of 2,543 cases and 63 fatalities since the start of the outbreak.

Farrah Akbik

The price of honour

Comment: Arab women have been servicing their men for far too long. From acts of intimidation to fatal domestic violence, this abuse and ...

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'Armageddon' at Beirut hospitals after blast hurt medics, patients

The deadly explosion that struck Beirut left Lebanese medical staff sustaining the same injuries as their patients.

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Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated ...

France sends rescuers, equipment to Lebanon

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France sends rescuers, equipment to Lebanon

France will dispatch search and rescue experts, sanitary equipment and a mobile clinic to Lebanon following a massive blast in Beirut.

Tributes pour in for Egypt's 'doctor of the poor'

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Tributes pour in for Egypt's 'doctor of the poor'

Social media was flooded with tributes to Mohammed Mashally, an Egyptian doctor who dedicated his career to providing free medical care for ...

IS occupies four villages in Egypt's Sinai

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IS occupies four villages in Egypt's Sinai

Wilayat Sinai, Egypt's Islamic State group affiliate, has occupied four villages in the north of the Sinai peninsula for nearly a week.

US diplomat says America pushing to end Qatar crisis

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US diplomat says America pushing to end Qatar crisis

"I think our role and the role of Kuwait is to do what we can to foster dialogue, to help them make progress," the American diplomat said.

Palestinian vets launch Gaza's first spay-and-neuter programme

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Palestinian vets launch Gaza's first spay-and-neuter programme

Struggling with high numbers of stray cats and dogs, Gaza's only animal rescue organisation has started the Palestinian territory's first ...

Courtney Freer

A calculating, paranoid MbS waits in the wings

Comment: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has done everything to ensure a smooth ascension to the throne. It's not a question of if, but when, writes Courtney Freer.

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Tunisian medical researchers are developing technology to detect coronavirus

Tunisian medical researchers are tackling an outbreak of Covid-19 with a number of novel technological projects.

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Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

Lebanon is experiencing a serious economic crisis offset by power cuts and austerity.

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Two killed in latest mysterious explosion to hit Iran

A number of factories and sensitive sites in Iran have been hit by mysterious fires and explosions in recent weeks, sparking speculation that ...

Yemen's starving children, legacy of six years of war

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Yemen's starving children, legacy of six years of war

The war in Yemen has escalated and turned into the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

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Fire breaks out at Iranian power station

A fresh fire broke out at an Iranian power station, the latest of a series of similar blazes, while Israel said it is not “necessarily” behind ...

Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

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Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization sought to downplay the fire, calling it an 'incident' that damaged a construction.

Powerful explosion rocks health <em>clinic</em> in Iranian capital

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Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

At least 19 people have been killed after an explosion rocked the Iranian capital on Tuesday evening, state media reported.

Hunger stalks children in Yemen amid UN aid cuts

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Hunger stalks children in Yemen amid UN aid cuts

Millions of children in Yemen - already in the midst of what the UN terms the world's worst humanitarian crisis - face starvation amid UN aid ...

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