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

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 to the conflict, writes Mansour Omari.

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new anti-immigration legislation.

Why the EU-Turkey migration deal needs to be reassessed

Tessa Fox

Why the EU-Turkey migration deal needs to be reassessed

In-depth: Five years after the EU-Turkey migration deal was reached, the agreement desperately needs to be reassessed for the sake of millions ...

UN Zakat fund helped millions of refugees in 2020

The New Arab Staff

UN Zakat fund helped millions of refugees in 2020

Institutional donors gave $61.5 million in Zakat to UNHCR in 2020, according to a new annual report on Islamic philanthropy.

Alessandra Bajec

Jordan first country to include refugees in COVID-19 vaccinations

As the first country to start inoculating refugees against the coronavirus disease, Jordan is running its vaccination plan despite it struggles to obtain sufficient vaccine supplies.

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Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

Three people are reportedly dead and hundreds of shelters destroyed after a blaze swept through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN calls for probe into deadly Yemen blaze

The UN on Tuesday called for a probe into a fire that killed dozens of migrants at a holding facility in Sanaa.

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Rally in Syria's Idlib to mark 10 years uprising

In the last major rebel city of Idlib, thousands of protestors marked the 10 years since the uprising started in Syria

39 migrants drown off Tunisia as two boats capsize

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

39 migrants drown off Tunisia as two boats capsize

At least 39 migrants drowned after two boats capsized off Tunisia.

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14 migrants die, 139 rescued off Tunisia: national guard

Two boats carrying migrants has sunk off the coast of Tunisia, killing at least 14 people.

Hundreds of refugees unbooked from resettlement flights to US

Brooke Anderson

Hundreds of refugees unbooked from resettlement flights to US

Hundreds of refugees were forced to unbook or delay their flights last week, agencies assisting with their resettlement said.

At least 41 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean: UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

America gets ready to welcome refugees again

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 and reverse ...

UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

The New Arab Staff

UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

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

The New Arab Staff

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.

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Jordan starts 'world first' Covid vaccinations in refugee camp

Around 2,000 of the 80,000 residents of Zaatari camp on Jordan's border with Syria have signed up to receive the jab, according to an ...

The New Arab Staff

Calls for intervention over Malta's brutal treatment of refugees

The Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor organisation is calling for an “immediate intervention" from the EU Commission for "gravely inhumane ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN worries about humanitarian situation in Tigray

The United Nations has identified a humanitarian crisis in Tigray.

Hundreds of Rohingya missing from Indonesian refugee camp

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hundreds of Rohingya missing from Indonesian refugee camp

Rohingya refugees have gone missing from an Indonesian refugee camp.

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UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

More than 100,000 people have been displaced since fighting erupted earlier this month.

Racist hashtag says Lebanese should get vaccine before refugees

Florence Massena

Racist hashtag says Lebanese should get vaccine before refugees

A hashtag calling for Lebanese people to get vaccines before refugees has sparked renewed debate in Lebanon about racism, prejudice, and the ...

Jordan becomes first country to vaccinate refugees

The New Arab Staff

Jordan becomes first country to vaccinate refugees

Jordan has vaccinated its first refugee and intends to include all those living in the country in its vaccine programme.

Fire destroys hundreds of homes in Rohingya refugee camp

The New Arab Staff

Fire destroys hundreds of homes in Rohingya refugee camp

Hundreds of homes in Nayapara Camp have been destroyed by a fire that broke out in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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