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In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing persecution or staying in the camp and hoping their conditions improve.

Joe Biden’s administration is seeking reach out to the Palestinian leadership and engage both sides in a lasting solution.

Ancient Jordan site restoration brings locals, refugees jobs

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Ancient Jordan site restoration brings locals, refugees jobs

Three hundred people, a fifth of them women, are working on a pilot project to restore the ancient Jordan sites.

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 ...

Ethiopia-Sudan tensions rise amid regional mediation offers

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Ethiopia-Sudan tensions rise amid regional mediation offers

Turkey and the African Union have stepped up efforts to calm tensions between Addis Abada and Khartoum.

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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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Israel, US begin developing next generation missiles

The Israeli Ministry of Defence and the US Missile Defence Agency have begun work on a new generation of anti-ballistic 'Arrow-4' missiles.

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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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Hamas says controversial Gaza travel rules will be 'reviewed'

After critics accused Hamas of attempting to roll back women's rights, the ruling authority said it would review a controversial travels edict.

Sudan recalls envoy to Ethiopia as tensions rise

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Sudan recalls envoy to Ethiopia as tensions rise

Disputes between Sudan and Ethiopia continue over the border region and the Blue Nile dam.

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Outrage after Syrian regime imposes Sharia on Yazidi minority

The Yazidi Council of Syria has condemned the decision as a 'flagrant violation' of human rights.

Is Israel an apartheid state?

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Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

Syrian regime confiscating, selling <em>land</em> belonging to refugees: report

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Syrian regime confiscating, selling land belonging to refugees: report

A new report by the Syrian Network for Human Rights accuses the Assad regime of seizing hundreds of square kilometres of land belonging ...

Israel's West Bank demolitions threatens water access for Palestinians

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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.

Red Sea reefs 'under threat' from Israel-UAE oil deal

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Red Sea reefs 'under threat' from Israel-UAE oil deal

Israeli environmentalists are warning that a UAE-Israeli oil pipeline deal threatens unique Red Sea coral reefs and could lead to "the next ...

Malia Bouattia

France's nuclear colonial legacy in Algeria

Comment: President Macron's truth and reconciliation project will fail if it doesn't acknowledge the toxic legacy of France's nuclear projects in colonial Algeria, writes Malia Bouattia.

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US urges settlement halt amid major Israeli expansion plan

The US called on Israel to stop settlement activity as the Jewish National Fund green-lighted a policy allowing it to spend millions on ...

Sabena Siddiqui

Can football diplomacy reunite the GCC?

The upcoming Qatar World Cup has economic benefits for the GCC which is struggling to overcome damages inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, ...

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Turkish union chief urges call to prayer from moon

The 'gift of divine peace' must be recited on the moon and in space, the head of a Turkish religious workers' union has said.

India and China reach deal over contested border

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India and China reach deal over contested border

Frontline troops began to pull back from the shores of the Himalayas' lake on Wednesday after several rounds of talks

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Qatar minister meets new Saudi envoy as ties restored

Qatari Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi has met with a new Saudi envoy following the restoration of ties ...

Netanyahu rebukes Washington for hints at reversing Golan recognition

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Netanyahu rebukes Washington for hints at reversing Golan recognition

The latest spat between Washington and Tel Aviv tells of early cracks in the relationship between the new Biden administration and America's ...

Houthis claim responsibility for attack on Saudi airport

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Houthis claim responsibility for attack on Saudi airport

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for an attack on Abha International Airport which caused a civilian plane to catch fire.

Israeli settlers destroy 50 olive trees in occupied Hebron

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Israeli settlers destroy 50 olive trees in occupied Hebron

Israeli settlers uprooted dozens of olive trees near occupied Hebron.

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