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The UK Home Office has been criticised over plans to house some 400 asylum seekers in disused army barracks near the south coast while their applications are being processed

Idlib province has seen a rivalry between rival jihadist factions.

Beirut Explosion: What could the future hold for Lebanon?

Narjas Zatat

Beirut Explosion: What could the future hold for Lebanon?

As Lebanon reels from one of its worst tragedies in recent times, experts are concerned about what the explosion could mean for the future.

Amnesty International calls for independent investigation into Lebanon blast

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Amnesty International calls for independent investigation into Lebanon blast

The rights group said the investigation should be 'free from any potential domestic political interference'.

Half of Beirut damaged after catastrophic blast

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Half of Beirut damaged after catastrophic blast

A massive explosion at the Beirut port on Wednesday is estimated to have caused $5 billion in damages, extending across half of Lebanon's ...

The New Arab Staff

Scores dead after massive explosion rocks Beirut

Authorities have blamed the devastating blast on a years-old store of ammonium nitrate fertiliser at the Beirut port.

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

Malia Bouattia

It's time essential workers pulled the emergency brake

Comment: Without essential workers, our society would collapse. They should use their power to rise up, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Greece announces extension of coronavirus lockdown in refugee camps

The Greek government has announced that it will extend a coronavirus lockdown in its heavily overcrowded refugee camps as activists and rights ...

Syrian refugee helps raise $80,000 for migrant camps

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Syrian refugee helps raise $80,000 for migrant camps

A UK-based 26-year-old refugee girl with a prosthetic leg is participating in a campaign that has already raised over $80,000 to aid refugee ...

The New Arab Staff

Thousands of refugees leave social housing under Greek law

Many refugees in Greece face homelessness as evictions mean they're desperate for accommodation.

Greece extends migrant camp lockdown

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Greece extends migrant camp lockdown

Overcrowded migrant camps in Greece were placed on an additional two-week lockdown, while the country moves to revamp its tourism.

Thousands face <em>homelessness</em> in Greek refugee relocation push

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Thousands face homelessness in Greek refugee relocation push

Thousands of recognised refugees are set to lose their homes in Greece this week.

Gay Moroccans 'outed and abused' after photos leaked online

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Gay Moroccans 'outed and abused' after photos leaked online

Gay men in Morocco are facing abuse and homelessness after being kicked out by family members following a targeted abuse campaign to ...

Ilhan Omar: Cancel rent, mortgage payments during coronavirus pandemic

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Ilhan Omar: Cancel rent, mortgage payments during coronavirus pandemic

The bill would provide help to million of Americans struggling with housing insecurity.

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Hand-washing facilities built in Khartoum to help curb coronarivus

Twenty hand-washing facilities have been built in Sudan's capital to help homeless population with Covid-19 pandemic.

Malia Bouattia

Rejecting a toxic Tory Britain

Comment: It's time to pull the emergency brake on Tory Britain, writes Malia Bouattia.

Sophia Akram

London's Ahmadiyya Muslims launch food drive for winter

Society: Over 1,000 AMYA members across the country are planning to volunteer between December 15 and January 1 in order to help fight ...

Diana Alghoul

Netta politicised her own victory and whitewashed Israel's occupation

Israeli icon Netta has attempted to brand her Eurovision win as a victory for diversity, but she has remained silent on the suffering of ...

Right of return: At the heart of Palestinians' struggle

Mohammed Sulaiman

Right of return: At the heart of Palestinians' struggle

Comment: Through peaceful protest, Palestinians in Gaza are transforming their reality by placing the political roots of their problem at the ...

The New Arab

Syrian family 'resilient enough' to face homelessness: UK council

London's Enfield Council told a Syrian family that they were resilient enough to face homelessness, after they were evicted from a ...

UK mosques open doors to homeless amid freezing weather

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UK mosques open doors to homeless amid freezing weather

Local Muslim communities have taken the initiative to host the homeless during what has been described as the UK's “worst weather in years”.

It is, and always has been, 'the economy, stupid'

Marcus Montgomery

It is, and always has been, 'the economy, stupid'

Comment: Unless Trump finds a strategy for translating flashy statistics into tangible economic relief for low-income and middle class ...

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