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At least 270 Syrian families have left the Lebanese town of Bsharre, as hostility towards them mounted over a murder allegedly committed by a Syrian national

Hundreds of Iraqi families forced out of camps are living in horrific conditions, the charity Save the Children said.

Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray

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Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray

Ethiopia has decided to move troops into the Tigray capital as the fighting continues.

Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

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Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

Iraqi refugees face abuse over perceived IS links

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Iraqi refugees face abuse over perceived IS links

Amnesty's regional director called on the Iraq's central authority and the Kurdish regional government to address the "collective ...

Malia Bouattia

When 'freedom of speech' means just the opposite

Comment: The abject failure of European counter-terror policies is clear for all to see. Doubling down on them will only worsen the problem, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Israeli army demolishes home of alleged Palestinian attacker

Israeli troops demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli in a stabbing attack earlier this year.

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Israel plans bizarre concrete punishment for accused Palestinian

Denied permission to demolish the home of a Palestinian accused of killing a soldier, the Israeli military now plans to pour concrete into his ...

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Gazans 'searching bins for food': UNRWA chief

Some Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip are facing such dire circumstances that they are forced to scour bins for food, said UNRWA's head ...

Gaza to install China-funded solar panels at children's hospital

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Gaza to install China-funded solar panels at children's hospital

The Give Palestine Association collaborated with the enclave’s health ministry to install Chinese-funded energy panels for Al-Durra Children's ...

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US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

This legislation would represent the “toughest sanctions ever proposed by Congress” against Hezbollah, Republican US Congressman Joe Wilson ...

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Maher al-Charif

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the ...

Israel blockading Gaza Strip 'with UAE help': Aljazeera investigation

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Israel blockading Gaza Strip 'with UAE help': Aljazeera investigation

The UAE has been helping Israel to tighten its siege on Gaza by supporting them through the Bernice military base in Egypt, according to a new ...

Israeli tanks target Hamas in Gaza after balloon attacks

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Israeli tanks target Hamas in Gaza after balloon attacks

Israel has bombed Gaza almost daily since August 6, in response to the airborne incendiary devices.

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Malia Bouattia

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Comment: As Israel confidently strikes Gaza with little international coverage or outrage, our responsibility is to apply pressure on complicit ...

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Christchurch mass murderer sentenced to life without parole

Cries filled the air outside the courtroom as New Zealand came to the collective realisation that the country's worst mass murderer would never walk free.

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Israeli police hold Palestinian man over knife killing

Israeli police have detained a Palestinian suspected of stabbing an Israeli man to death near Tel Aviv.

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Israel hit by Gaza's untreated sewage after power cut

Treatment plants in Gaza are unable to operate after Israel cut fuel supplies to the strip.

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Israel bombs Gaza for eighth day in a row

For the eighth day in a row, Israel has bombed Gaza and damaged agricultural land.

Palestinian-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

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Palestinian-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

Florida couple were finally able to return to the US after being stuck in Gaza due to Covid-19.

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UN expert condemns Israel's 'collective punishment of Palestinians'

Israel is responsible for serious violations against Palestinians, a UN Special Rapporteur said in a report.

Russia vetoes crucial extension of cross-border aid in Syria

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Russia vetoes crucial extension of cross-border aid in Syria

A crucial UN Security Council resolution that would have extended authorisation for cross-border humanitarian aid in Syria for a year has been ...

UN vote seeks to authorise cross-border aid to Syria

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UN vote seeks to authorise cross-border aid to Syria

Aid groups are urging Russia to rethink its position, as Syria cracks under the pressure of its civil war.

Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

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Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

Despite an ongoing deadly coronavirus outbreak, Egypt has imposed a crackdown on health workers deemed to be critical of the Sisi regime.

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