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All unaccompanied minors have been removed from migrant camps on Greek islands, Asylum Minister Notis Mitarachi said Sunday.

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from Israeli occupation have failed to materialize.

Malaysia PM criticises UN over coronavirus response

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Malaysia PM criticises UN over coronavirus response

Muhyiddin Yassin called the United Nations' response to the covid-19 pandemic 'rather slow'.

Biden and global Islamophobia

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

Coronavirus <em>crisis</em> mounting in <em>refugee</em> camps

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Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

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Lebanon's president renews calls for return of Syrian refugees

In a UN address marking its 75th anniversary, Aoun said his country can no longer afford to host Syrian refugees.

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Lebanon retrieves four bodies from deadly migrant sea crossing

Lebanon’s Civil Defence have retrieved the bodies of four people, including a child, who had desperately tried to flee the crisis-hit ...

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March in Germany urges EU to take in refugees

Mask-clad protesters armed with "leave no one behind" posters were joined in the German capital by the aunt of Alan Kurdi.

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Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held Syria

Local authorities in opposition held areas of northern Syria have ordered the closure of restaurants, cafes and other public gathering areas ...

Thousands spend third night outside after Greek camp fire

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Thousands spend third night outside after Greek camp fire

'We've lost everything, we were abandoned, without food, water or medicine,' a Syrian asylum seeker said after spending three nights sleeping ...

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US 'War on Terror' displaced 37 million people: report

The humanitarian cost of the US' War on Terror has been huge, a new report has claimed, although its figures have been disputed by some.

Amnesty says Malta using 'illegal tactics' against migrants

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Amnesty says Malta using 'illegal tactics' against migrants

Malta has been condemned for using 'illegal tactics' against migrants making their way from North Africa.

Cyprus sends team to stop refugees fleeing Lebanon

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Cyprus sends team to stop refugees fleeing Lebanon

Cyprus said it will send a team to Lebanon to help authorities stop boats with migrants including from war-torn Syria heading for the ...

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Northeast and northwest Syria are witnessing alarming rises in Covid-19 cases, with fears that the situation could get worse this winter.

Gaza Covid-19 cases 'up 700 percent in a week'

The New Arab Staff

Gaza Covid-19 cases 'up 700 percent in a week'

Cases of Covid-19 in Gaza skyrocketed, with rights groups fearing the pandemic is spreading at a dangerous rate.

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Half of the world's refugee children out of school

Half of all refugee children are out of school, notes the UNHCR's latest report.

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Fear of coronavirus is triggering child stress in Syria

A mental health crisis is unfolding in Syria and other countries, with stress levels among children skyrocketing due to Covid-19 fears.

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Boat carrying nearly 370 refugees reaches Italy's Lampedusa

A fishing boat carrying nearly 370 migrants landed overnight on the Italian island of Lampedusa, where the main holding centre is already ...

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In Turkey, lake turns into graveyard for migrants

Migrants who cannot find a boat are forced to walk for days under the blazing sun, cutting across fields to get around checkpoints.

Banksy-funded Mediterranean rescue boat calls for urgent help

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Banksy-funded Mediterranean rescue boat calls for urgent help

A Banksy-funded rescue vessel has said it is overcrowded and unable to move after rescuing two boats in the Mediterranean, and has at least one ...

Ali Adam

Under blockade and bombs, Gazans fear Covid-19 disaster

Fear has gripped Gaza after the first community outbreak of Covid-19.

Nearly 100 shipwrecked migrants rescued off Greek coast

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Nearly 100 shipwrecked migrants rescued off Greek coast

Syrians, Iraqis, Somalis and Kurds were among 100 migrants rescued by Greek coastguards, authorities said on Wednesday.

Israeli soldier arrested on suspicion of murdering Palestinian

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Israeli soldier arrested on suspicion of murdering Palestinian

A soldier is the second Israeli arrested over alleged involvement in the deadly shooting of Mahmoud Abu Khdeir, 27, in East Jerusalem earlier ...

Lebanon needs an independent cabinet with legislative authority

Lebanese Center for Policy Studies

Lebanon needs an independent cabinet with legislative authority

Comment: Researchers at the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies take an in-depth look at how a Lebanese cabinet backed up with real legislative ...

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