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Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

Political prisoners in Egypt have been prohibited from receiving specific food, including fruits and bread, from their visiting families, according to a new report.

In bankrupt Lebanon, thieves go for manhole covers

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In bankrupt Lebanon, thieves go for manhole covers

Manhole covers are being stolen for their scrap metal value by people suffering the catastrophic economic downturn.

Syrian activists welcome Germany's historic Syria regime torture conviction

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Syrian activists welcome Germany's historic Syria regime torture conviction

The conviction of Eyad Al-Gharib is a historic moment for Syrian victims of torture.

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

William Christou

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing ...

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Displaced families face new exodus in Yemen

The Houthi assault on the government held city of Marib is forcing Yemeni families to flee and search for safety elsewhere.

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Emirati businessman praises UAE human rights

An Emirati businessman has said that the human rights situation is better in the UAE than in the West.

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 ...

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Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

Sheikh Raed Salah is being held in solitary confinement by Israel and denied family visits.

UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

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UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

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

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Egypt pro-regime figures take aim at Clubhouse

Early signs of a witch hunt have emerged against Egyptian users of the invite-only audio-chat app Clubhouse.

Italy confirms death of its ambassador to DR Congo

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Italy confirms death of its ambassador to DR Congo

Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, was killed on Monday.

Iran's homemade Covid vaccine '90% effective'

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Iran's homemade Covid vaccine '90% effective'

Iran's new Covid-19 vaccine is still in the human trials stage, but preliminary results offer hope.

Morocco receives UNESCO heritage registration for couscous

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Morocco receives UNESCO heritage registration for couscous

Couscous has been awarded the status of intangible cultural heritage.

As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

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As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

South Sudan's unity government and its fragile peace process in doubt, and war may be looming on the horizon.

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 generation of children.

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Market for edible flowers blossoms in Tunisia

Edible flowers have grown in popularity in Tunisia, and are being used in high-end hotel restaurants.

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Rights watchdog blasts UK government for neglecting migrants

The Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor says the hunger strike reflects a wider problem facing asylum seekers in the UK.

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US judge dismisses 'terrorism' case against Turkish state bank

Some 876 plaintiffs, either victims or families of victims of an unspecified attack by an Iran-linked group, brought the case against Halkbank.

Violent protests erupt across Sudan as <em>food</em> prices rise

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Violent protests erupt across Sudan as food prices rise

States of emergency have been declared in several Sudanese regions as protesters looted and set fire to shops amid rising food prices ...

Alessandra Bajec

How human traffickers are exploiting Covid-19 in North Africa

In-depth: Human trafficking has been pushed deeper into the shadows by the pandemic, with criminal gangs exploiting the economic fallout from ...

Record 12.4mn people <em>food</em> insecure in war-torn Syria: WFP

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Record 12.4mn people food insecure in war-torn Syria: WFP

The World Food Programme on Saturday warned a record 12.4 million people are food insecure in Syria, where fresh efforts to ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels 'recruited' thousands of child soldiers

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Yemen's Houthi rebels 'recruited' thousands of child soldiers

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militia group has used schools and other educational facilities to “lure” children into the ranks of their military, ...

New Rohingya refugee island is not what it seems

Anu Shukla

New Rohingya refugee island is not what it seems

Bhasan Char may be more 'comfortable' than the mainland, but for some it is nothing more than a deceptive facade making survival a life or death ...

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