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Dozens of animals from the Gaza Strip have been transported to Jordan as the humanitarian situation in the blockaded enclave worsens.

Animals would be taken out of a zoo in the Palestinian enclave and relocated to sanctuaries in Jordan next week, the Four Paws organisation said.

Lions rescued from Middle East head to South Africa

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Lions rescued from Middle East head to South Africa

The animal rights group Four Paws International rescued Saeed and Simba in daring warzone operations in 2017 from Magic World outside in Syria's Aleppo and the Mosul zoo in Iraq.

Mosul zoo lion and bear flown out of Iraq

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Mosul zoo lion and bear flown out of Iraq

A group of veterinarians from the Four Paws International charity took the animals out of war-battered Mosul and finally ...

Ark of endangered species on the brink in Yemen

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Ark of endangered species on the brink in Yemen

With Taiz wracked by conflict animals in the city's zoo, including rare species of lion, leopard, and tiger, face starvation. Campaigners, ...

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UK warns Russia to 'keep its paws off' Libya

UK Foreign Minister Michael Fallon has told Russia to keep its 'hands off' Libya, amid Moscow's growing influence in the war-torn North African state.

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Rescued Gaza zoo animals off to new pastures

Gaza's remaining zoo animals have been transferred out of the Strip, leaving the Khan Yunis public zoo empty and ready to close.

The New Arab

Jordan introduces new animal welfare measures in Petra

Jordanian authorities have introduced new measures to protect the welfare of horses and donkeys used to transport tourists at the famed Petra ...

The New Arab

Sick Gaza lion transferred to West Bank for operation

A lion from a Gaza zoo was been transferred to the West Bank to undergo treatment on Wednesday, a privilege denied to Palestinian children.

Disease and hunger torment Gaza's zoo animals

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Disease and hunger torment Gaza's zoo animals

Once bustling with families bringing their children to see lions, monkeys, crocodiles and ostriches, Gaza's zoo is now mostly empty, after years ...

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Gaza lions, Mona and Max, taken to Jordan

Two Gaza lions were taken to Jordan over the weekend where the British charity Four Paws, which arranged the transfer, hopes ...

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