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

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

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

Sarah Khalil

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

In partnership with UNHCR, Goal Click Refugees is an initiative that helps people understand one another through their love of football.

Arab artists make waves at this year's Venice Biennale

Jad Salfiti

Arab artists make waves at this year's Venice Biennale

The high-profile exhibition of contemporary art, The Venice Biennale, includes 79 international artists. We round up some of the Middle Eastern ...

Jordan looks to the sun to end power struggles

Abeer Ayyoub

Jordan looks to the sun to end power struggles

Jordan, an ideal solar energy producer, has taken giant steps to becoming less dependent on fossil fuels - but further development looks ...

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UN continue life-saving aid operation to besieged Syrian refugees

Starving Syrian refugees have continued to receive potentially life-saving shipment of aid from the UN this weekend.

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Displaced Syrians receive first aid since January: UN

For the first time since January, aid has been delivered to displaced Syrians near the Jordanian border.

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UN to deliver aid to Syrians near Jordan border

The UN is arranging an aid convoy to tens of thousands of Syrians stranded in the desert near the Jordanian border, it announced on Wednesday.

Suraya Dadoo

Israel's ban on South African model follows apartheid playbook

Comment: Israel's ban on Shashi Naidoo entering the Occupied Palestinian Territories is eerily reminiscent of apartheid South Africa's siege ...

Islamic State kills scores in southern Syria attacks

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Islamic State kills scores in southern Syria attacks

A string of Islamic State group attacks, including suicide blasts, killed at least 150 people in southern Syria on Wednesday.

Catherine Cartier

Syrian refugees keep storytelling tradition alive

Feature: Displaced from their country, but not their culture, Syrian women are keeping memories of Syria alive among refugee communities by ...

Corbyn says Labour government would quickly recognise Palestine

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Corbyn says Labour government would quickly recognise Palestine

Corbyn said on Friday that a government under his leadership would recognise a Palestinian state "very early on" and push hard for a political ...

UN slams ‘tragic’ conditions of Ghouta’s displaced

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UN slams ‘tragic’ conditions of Ghouta’s displaced

The regime's relentless bombing, shelling and use of chemical weapons in Eastern Ghouta has provoked an exodus of more than 50,000 civilians, in ...

Food arrives in Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta Food arrives in Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta

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Food arrives in Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta

Thirteen trucks loaded with 2,400 food parcels crossed into Eastern Ghouta as helicopters hovered overhead and warplanes targeted areas outside ...

UN to deliver aid to Syria's Eastern Ghouta

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UN to deliver aid to Syria's Eastern Ghouta

The increase in violence in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta has left hundreds dead and hundreds more fleeing fearing for their lives.

The New Arab & agencies

Syria fighting escalated since UN call for ceasefire

The UN made an urgent plea last Tuesday for warring sides in Syria to temporarily lay down their arms to allow for aid deliveries to desperate civilians.

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Angelina Jolie urges Security Council to 'solve' Syria war

Angelina Jolie visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, urging the UN to solve the Syrian conflict.

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Civilians killed in regime bombing of besieged Damascus suburb

Syrian regime forces have continued bombardment of a besieged Damascus suburb, killing more civilians on the sixth consecutive day of heavy ...

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Jordan opens world's largest solar plant in refugee camp

Jordan inaugurated the largest solar plant in the world on Monday to improve the lives of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in the ...

Jordan says hosting Syrian refugees has cost $10 billion

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Jordan says hosting Syrian refugees has cost $10 billion

The Jordanian foreign ministry said "more than $10.3 billion" (8.7 billion euros) had been spent on putting up Syrian refugees.

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Job fair offers hope for Syria refugees in Jordan

Around 50 companies were represented at the one-day event Wednesday as they scouted for candidates to fill some 1,000 job opportunities, ...

Jordan 'summarily deporting' Syrian refugees, Human Rights Watch says

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Jordan 'summarily deporting' Syrian refugees, Human Rights Watch says

Jordan has allegedly deported hundreds of refugees back to Syria despite the dangers they face from security forces and war.

Jordan opens first job centre inside Syrian refugee camp

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Jordan opens first job centre inside Syrian refugee camp

Aid groups have opened an employment centre in a sprawling refugee camp in Jordan to provide more work permits for Syrians who have fled civil ...

Syrian, Sudanese refugees already suffering from Trump's travel ban

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Syrian, Sudanese refugees already suffering from Trump's travel ban

The reinstatement of the so-called Muslim ban is shattering the hopes of refugees fleeing conflicts in Syria and Sudan who were so close to ...

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