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Most Syrian refugees suffer from some form of PTSD, a UK charity has revealed in a new grim report.

The United Nations said on Monday that $3.85 billion were needed in Yemen to prevent large-scale famine after six years of war

Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

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Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

Pro-independence rebels fighting Morocco for Western Sahara said the United Nations was responsible for "political deadlock" over the disputed territory, on the 45th anniversary of their unilateral declaration of independence.

Pregnant <em>refugee</em> charged with arson after attempted self-immolation

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Pregnant refugee charged with arson after attempted self-immolation

The woman has been told that she must remain in Greece, where she will face trial.

Children among dead in blaze at Syria's Al-Hol camp

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Children among dead in blaze at Syria's Al-Hol camp

A blaze at Syria's Al-Hol refugee camp left at least three people dead, including two children.

Hanna Flint

Film review: Limbo

Film review: The sophomore feature by Scottish writer-director Ben Sharrock lives up its title, portraying the purgatorial existence of asylum seekers living on a remote Scottish island, writes Hanna Flint.

Sophia Akram

In pictures: Photographs depict the Rohingya mental health crisis

A powerful photo essay by Saiful Huq Omi documents an overwhelming mental health crisis among the displaced population of Rohingya refugees in ...

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UK bars return of IS recruit groomed as teenager

Judges unanimously ruled that Begum's right to a fair hearing did not override considerations such as public safety.

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US-led coalition to expand IS prison in Syria

The International Coalition is to double the size of a prison in Syria which holds thousands of Islamic State fighters.

Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

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Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

The chaos complicates an already intractable standoff between the military and a protest movement that has been staging large-scale ...

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Pregnant migrant sets herself on fire in Greek camp

The 26-year-old woman placed her two children outside her tent on Sunday before setting fire to it in a bid to burn herself alive, police said.

UN Eritrea expert urges probe of Ethiopia camp attack

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UN Eritrea expert urges probe of Ethiopia camp attack

Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker said he was concerned for thousands of Eritreans who were in two camps in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region that were ...

At least 41 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean: UN

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At least 41 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean: UN

Scores of migrants are believed to have died while trying to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy.

Turkey rescues 7-year-old Yazidi girl in IS raid

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Turkey rescues 7-year-old Yazidi girl in IS raid

A young Yazidi girl has been rescued by Turkish police in Ankara and two Islamic State members have been arrested.

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

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Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing ...

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Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

The allegation comes amid concerns over the equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Lebanon.

Brooke Anderson

America gets ready to welcome refugees again

In-depth: During Trump's presidency, refugee admissions were cut to record lows. Biden has vowed to rebuild the resettlement program ...

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UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

The UNHCR and Amnesty International are urging regional authorities to rescue the Rohingya refugees.

Gaia Caramazza

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

In-depth: Concerns are mounting over the fate of Rohingya Muslims following Myanmar's military coup, with refugees uncertain about repatriation ...

Judoka who fled Iran wins silver at Israel tournament

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Judoka who fled Iran wins silver at Israel tournament

Saeid Mollaei, who fled Iran after refusing to obey an order to lose a fight to avoid Israeli opponent, represented Mongolia in the Tel Aviv ...

Alessandra Bajec

Ten years on, Syrian children remain without education

A decade-long conflict has adversely impacted on an already under-resourced education system under strain, and stolen the lives of a whole ...

Greece accused of downplaying lead risk in <em>refugee</em> camp

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Greece accused of downplaying lead risk in refugee camp

Human Rights Watch has accused Greece of neglecting concerns about lead poisoning at a new camp for refugees in Lesbos and failing to ...

Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian <em>refugee</em> camps

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Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

At least four children living in informal displacement camps in northwestern Syria have died as temperatures dropped below zero.

Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

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Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

Al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria is being plagued by assassinations, as calls for the repatriation of foreigners increase.

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