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An eight-year-old Palestinian girl, severely burned in a fire in Gaza last year, has been using a 3-D printed mask to heal her face.

Banners all over Najaf have celebrated "the historic encounter, between the minarets and the church bells".

Palestinian student refused vaccine at Tel Aviv University

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Palestinian student refused vaccine at Tel Aviv University

Israel’s health ministry objected to giving the vaccine to a Palestinian student at Tel Aviv University despite a campus-wide inoculation drive.

UK aid cuts may force closure of Somalia clinics

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UK aid cuts may force closure of Somalia clinics

The spectre of dry funds comes as the UK announced on Monday that it was slashing its aid program to Yemen by more than 50%.

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More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

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

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UN: Children in Syria camps should be allowed home

The UN children's agency called Sunday for all minors held in displacement camps or jails in northeast Syria to be allowed home.

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Almost 100 migrants rescued off Libya, 20 missing

People traffickers have thrived amid the lawlessness that followed the overthrow of dictator Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011.

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Britain risks creating 'new Guantanamo' in Syria, warns NGO

The court has left the fate of Shamima Begum in the hands of the British government, which is unwilling to assist, said Reprieve.

Film review: Limbo

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 ...

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Tunisia ex-presidential candidate released on bail

After a two month spell in prison, Nabil Karoui has been released on bail, but still faces charges of money laundering and tax evasion.

UK arms sales 'prolong Yemen war', says leading <em>charity</em>

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UK arms sales 'prolong Yemen war', says leading charity

Oxfam called on the UK to immediately end all arms 'that risk being used against civilians and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis'.

Ten years on, Syrian children remain without education

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 ...

Israel asks Wikipedia to label Hezbollah a 'terrorist' group

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Israel asks Wikipedia to label Hezbollah a 'terrorist' group

The post, which has received a thousand likes, includes a mobile screen shot of the first few sentences of Wikipedia's entry on Hezbollah for ...

Libya: Ten years after uprising, abusive militias evade justice

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Libya: Ten years after uprising, abusive militias evade justice

It is the 10-year anniversary of the overthrowing of Gaddafi, and not much as changed, Amnesty International argues.

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French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of a law to battle 'Islamist separatism', but critics call an attack on religious freedoms.

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Israel's West Bank demolitions threatens water access for Palestinians

A spike in Israeli demolitions in the West Bank prompted sharp criticism from human rights activists fearing access to water may be endangered.

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Moroccan-Egyptian model joins charity virtual kissing booth

Imaan Hammam has joined in on a Valentine's Day campaign to raise money for charity.

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Biden administration to allow 25,000 asylum-seekers into US

Reversing a Trump era policy, the Biden administration has announced that it will accept tens of thousands of asylum-seekers.

Hezbollah accused of hiding missiles in <em>charity</em>-run Lebanese schools

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Hezbollah accused of hiding missiles in charity-run Lebanese schools

Lebanon's Hezbollah have been accused of hiding missiles in Beirut schools.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden's pledges to 'end' involvement in Yemen 'not enough'

The new US president may have pledged to reduce support to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but many Yemeni-Americans say it is not enough, writes ...

Egypt is using <em>charity</em> to paper over coronavirus failures

Sam Hamad

Egypt is using charity to paper over coronavirus failures

Comment: In the Mersal Foundation, we see the best and the worst of Egypt; the work of extraordinary people failed by their state, writes Sam ...

Indonesia detains British woman on terror suspect list

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Indonesia detains British woman on terror suspect list

A spokesman for Indonesia's immigration authorities said that Manchester-born Tazneem Miriam Sailar's planned deportation would be 'facilitated' ...

Muslim boy, 4, referred to Prevent 'after discussing Fortnite'

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Muslim boy, 4, referred to Prevent 'after discussing Fortnite'

The boy – from west-central England – was referred to the Prevent scheme in September 2019 after speaking about a game of Fortnite at an after ...

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