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The UN’s Deputy Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Syria has condemned an Assad regime missile strike which killed an education official, three children, and two women.

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

Israel demolished 296 Palestinian structures since January: OCHA

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Israel demolished 296 Palestinian structures since January: OCHA

Nearly 300 Palestinian structures have been demolished by Israel in the first three months of 2021.

Israel demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in March: UN

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Israel demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in March: UN

Israel routinely destroys the homes of families of alleged Palestinian attackers as a form of collective punishment against the community.

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

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Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's ...

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UN: Yemen conflict escalates as country speeds toward famine

Yemen is on the brink of a massive famine that is threatening the lives of thousands of people and exacerbated by a government blockade.

Thomas O. Falk

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

In-depth: While attempting to settle a dispute with Armenia over the effectiveness of its weapons, Russia inadvertently confirmed longstanding ...

Hiba Rahim

To Asian-Americans: Your Muslim compatriots stand with you

Comment: Hiba Rahim offers solidarity and advice to her Asian American friends who are beginning to experience the same level of prejudice ...

Jessica Buxbaum

The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

Trapped by Israeli checkpoints and border walls, thousands of unregistered Palestinians in the occupied West Bank feel doubly imprisoned as ...

UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's Tigray

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UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's Tigray

The UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Mark Lowcock called on Addis Ababa to withdraw its troops from ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate ...

UN seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine in Yemen

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UN seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine in Yemen

The United Nations said on Monday that $3.85 billion were needed in Yemen to prevent large-scale famine after six years of war

Children among dead in blaze at Syria's Al-Hol camp

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Children among dead in blaze at Syria's Al-Hol camp

A blaze at Syria's Al-Hol refugee camp left at least three people dead, including two children.

Oman-US talks in Muscat aim to tackle Yemen war

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Oman-US talks in Muscat aim to tackle Yemen war

US Special Envoy to Yemen Timothy Lenderking is on a 10-day visit to the Gulf to discuss Yemen and other regional concerns.

Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

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Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

A Palestinian Bedouin community has repeatedly erected tents in the Jordan Valley's Humsah Al-Baqia, only to see Israeli forces return to tear ...

The New Arab Staff

Rivals UAE, Turkey praise each other's space exploration efforts

The Twitter exchange marked a rare occurrence of positive communication between the rival countries

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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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Israel to allow 1,000 Covid vaccine doses into Gaza

After initially blocking the transport of coronavirus vaccines, Israel has now allowed the Palestinian Authority to supply Gaza with 1,000 doses ...

Paul Iddon

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

Hamas condemns Israel over blocking vaccines to Gaza

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Hamas condemns Israel over blocking vaccines to Gaza

Israel's move to block 2,000 coronavirus vaccine doses for Gaza health workers marked "a violation of all international laws and ...

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UN warns battle for Marib threatens millions of Yemenis

Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs, said an assault on the government's last northern ...

Biden govt supports repatriating jihadists: US diplomat

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Biden govt supports repatriating jihadists: US diplomat

An American diplomat told the United Nations on Wednesday that new US President Joe Biden supports the repatriation of jihadists and their ...

UAE welcomes Yemen peace efforts after Biden announcement

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UAE welcomes Yemen peace efforts after Biden announcement

The Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs has welcomed 'peace initiatives' in Yemen following President Biden's decision to end ...

Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

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Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the fight ...

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