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A report commissioned by France has recommended that Paris dedicate more resources towards recognising and educating about its role in Algeria.

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

CJ Werleman

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

Comment: The international community must act now to prevent further atrocities against Rohingya refugees, writes CJ Werleman.

Treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into force

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Treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into force

Honduras became the 50th country to ratify the treaty, drawing praise from human rights groups around the world.

Rohingya refugee death highlights Myanmar mine use

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Rohingya refugee death highlights Myanmar mine use

The 13-year-old boy was killed by a landmine on the Myanmar side of the border.

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Two civilians killed in Baghdad, Anbar explosions

A bombing in Baghdad and another in Anbar killed two people in total, Iraqi security sources said.

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Russian mercenaries planted land mines in Libya

The US military has accused Russia of sending mercenaries to fight in Libya.

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Libyan mufti orders Muslims to fight imminent 'Russian invasion'

Russians have "begun to penetrate cities, airports and oil fields, in order to gradually take control of Libyan lands and plunder its wealth," ...

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US urges Libya ceasefire as landmines kill 7

Mike Pompeo's call came as the UN said it had held "productive" talks separately with officers from the unity government and rival forces ...

Libya's unity forces in battle to retake strategic Sirte

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Libya's unity forces in battle to retake strategic Sirte

Sirte is the home of killed dictator Muammar Qaddafi and a key gateway to the country's major oil fields in the east.

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Libya government forces retake Tripoli airport from rival Haftar

Ceasefire talks resumed on Wednesday between Libya's rival powers as pro-government forces reclaimed the capital's international airport.

UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned <em>landmines</em> in Libya

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UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned landmines in Libya

Pro-Haftar forces retreating from Tripoli last month laid internationally-banned landmines, posing a grave risk to civilians.

Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

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Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

This week we focus on the escalation between Saudi forces and Yemen's tribal fighters, deadly coalition 'revenge' strikes and a prisoner swap.

Fate of Saudi crew in Yemen jet crash 'unknown'

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Fate of Saudi crew in Yemen jet crash 'unknown'

Two officers who were flying a Saudi fighter jet that crashed in Yemen's Al-Jawf are missing after the incident.

Saudi-led forces to face trial over Yemen violations

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Saudi-led forces to face trial over Yemen violations

The cases being investigated include a 2018 air strike on a school bus in the northern region of Dahyan that killed at least 40 children.

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Haftar loyalists used banned cluster munitions in Libya: HRW

A Human Rights Watch report found forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army used cluster munitions on a residential suburb in capital Tripoli.

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Syria army overruns key Idlib crossroads town: state TV

Syrian state television is reporting that regime forces have taken full control over the key crossroads town of Saraqeb in Idlib.

CJ Werleman

Why the ICJ ruling won't save Rohingya Muslims

The ICJ's ruling, while commendable and historic, does little to change realities on the ground for not only 1.3 million Rohingya refugees, but ...

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Syria regime launching banned cluster missiles at schools: HRW

The rights group's investigation into a deadly Syrian regime strike on an Idlib school discovered the use of banned cluster munitions, an act ...

Tensions in Yemen's Hodeida cripple peace hopes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Tensions in Yemen's Hodeida cripple peace hopes

With failures to fully address the root causes of Yemen's conflict, fighting has continued, and Hodeida still remains the country's most ...

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Twelve Iranian fighters killed in mine explosion in Syria

Twelve pro-regime fighters were killed when an Iranian convoy drove into a minefield in central Syria, thought to have been laid by retreating ...

Fifteen pro-regime fighters killed resurgent IS attack in Syria

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Fifteen pro-regime fighters killed resurgent IS attack in Syria

Syrian regime, Kurdish, Iranian and Afghan militia fighters were killed as IS staged a resurgent series of attacks around their former ...

Houthi court issues 'subpoena' for Trump, Obama and MbS

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Houthi court issues 'subpoena' for Trump, Obama and MbS

A Houthi court has summoned prominent figures such as Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Turkey, the Kurds and the demographic re-engineering of Syria

Amr Salahi

Turkey, the Kurds and the demographic re-engineering of Syria

The start of Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in Syria brings with it fears of demographic change. Both Turkey and its Syrian Kurdish opponents ...

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