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In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a bid to deprive refugees of their rights.

Victims of chemical weapons attacks in Syria have started legal proceedings against Assad regime officials.

HRW slams Denmark's 'flawed' plan to deport Syrian <em>refugees</em>

The New Arab Staff

HRW slams Denmark's 'flawed' plan to deport Syrian refugees

The rights watchdog has warned that Denmark's decisions could 'lead a worrying trend in European refugee policy'.

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Alex Kassidiaris

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that substantial ...

Kuwait pledges scholarship for 100 Rohingya girls

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Kuwait pledges scholarship for 100 Rohingya girls

Kuwait will finance four-year university scholarships for a hundred girls from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh,

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

For Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a tough Ramadan

Amid a serious economic crisis and lack of assistance towards refugees, Syrians in Lebanon celebrate Ramadan in poverty.

The New Arab Staff

Danish far-right tells refugees to go to 'sunny Syria'

The poster campaign by the extreme-right group Generation Identity comes as Denmark threatens to deport dozens of refugees to Syria.

The New Arab Staff

Recordings show Libyan, Italian officials left migrants to die

Transcripts of conversations between Italian officials and Libyan coastguard show deliberate neglect of migrant vessels which later sank in the ...

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential elections

The vote will be the second presidential election to be held since the Assad regime began its brutal crackdown on protesters a decade ago.

Biden delays plan for expansion of refugee admissions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden delays plan for expansion of refugee admissions

The Biden administration has announced that it will not expanded the refugee admissions programme as was expected and promised.

Mansour Omari

Assad's Syria will never be safe for Syrians

Comment: Denmark is well aware of the dangerous reality of Assad's Syria. Instead of an inhumane social policy, it should examine its own links ...

At least 20 dead as boat sinks off Tunisia

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At least 20 dead as boat sinks off Tunisia

At least 20, including a baby, died and several others went missing.

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

A rocket landed in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Thursday, Israeli authorities claimed, though no casualties were reported.

UK Home Office 'exposed <em>refugees</em> to fire, Covid-19'

The New Arab Staff

UK Home Office 'exposed refugees to fire, Covid-19'

Recently disclosed documents show that the UK Home Office placed hundreds of asylum seekers at risk of fire and Covid-19 by housing them at the ...

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Behind the wave of arson attacks targeting refugee camps

In-depth: The hardships of life in refugee camps during the pandemic have exacerbated tensions between residents, local populations and the authorities managing them.

Ruslan Trad

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Analysis: Moscow's role in Syria is often referenced through its military intervention, but the Kremlin is also using soft power tactics to ...

Brooke Anderson

After Biden administration recognition, Arab-American Heritage Month thrives, officially

Proclaimed in at least 20 states and 100 cities, Arab American Heritage Month celebrates and raises awareness of Arab culture in America, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK Home Office faces investigation into barracks housing refugees

Asylum seekers allegedly face issues with isolation, difficulty accessing legal and medical support, and almost no 'visible security measures'.

US, Britain, France, Germany to hold talks on Afghanistan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US, Britain, France, Germany to hold talks on Afghanistan

Foreign ministers will meet to discuss the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, which is set to happen by 11 September.

Achim Steiner

Myanmar's young demand their future

Comment: Myanmar's younger generation knows what it's like to enjoy better prospects and freedoms. The generals must return Myanmar to the ...

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

Keira Dignan

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling ...

Netanyahu finally permits sending more water to Jordan: reports

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu finally permits sending more water to Jordan: reports

Amman's request for additional River Jordan water went unfulfilled for weeks.

Zarif and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

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Zarif and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

Iran and Russia warned that an attack on the Natanz atomic site and new EU sanctions could harm ongoing negotiations.

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