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The UN's aid chief warned the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region is worsening, where people are now dying of hunger.

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold and power over Iraqi affairs.

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new anti-immigration legislation.

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

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Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

Despite composing 70% of the population, foreigners in Kuwait struggle to get considered for vaccination.

UN agrees to Ethiopia request for joint Tigray inquiry

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UN agrees to Ethiopia request for joint Tigray inquiry

The Ethiopian government has rejected allegations that it committed atrocities while fighting a former guerrilla group, the Tigray People’s ...

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UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as 'reckless'

Responding to the deadly rocket attack on Erbil, the UN's top representative in Iraq tweeted: "Such heinous, reckless acts pose grave threats to stability".

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Mass grave discovery highlights Iraq's impunity gap

Comment: One-sided justice in Iraq will not serve anyone's interests. Impunity for abusive security forces needs to end, writes Human Rights ...

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Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

Members of the Yazidi community will gather for a burial ceremony to honour 104 victims, as many more await identification.

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Twitter blocks accounts over India farm protests

The suspensions, which included the accounts of a news magazine and farmer activists, were slammed by a global media watchdog as a "shocking ...

10 more bodies found in Libya <em>mass</em> <em>grave</em>

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10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

Ten more bodies were found in mass graves in war-torn Libya, the country's UN-recognised government said.

Alex Kassidiaris

Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

Analysis: With rapid changes in the Middle East amid a fluid geopolitical landscape, Turkey could be poised to mend ties with Israel.

Locked-down Tunisia marks decade since dictator's fall

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Locked-down Tunisia marks decade since dictator's fall

Tunisia marked 10 years since the Arab Spring revolution sent autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali but little are celebrating due to a ...

Rights group: Tripoli should probe town's 338 missing people

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Rights group: Tripoli should probe town's 338 missing people

Human Rights Watch has called on the UN-backed Libyan government to investigate the disappearance of hundreds of residents of the town of ...

US blacklists Libya militia tied to murders, torture

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US blacklists Libya militia tied to murders, torture

The US has imposed sanctions on Libya's Kaniyat militia, which is allegedly behind multiple murders, kidnapping and torture.

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

After Joe Biden's election win, Syrians are waiting for signs that he will take a more considered approach towards the country's civil war.

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Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

When armed men picked up the 20-year-old Haitham al-Magri for interrogation from his home, his father Mohamed never expected it would be the last time he saw him.

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Seventeen bodies unearthed in Libyan mass graves

Five new mass graves were discovered this week in territory retaken from Khalifa Haftar's forces.

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Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

In an apparent bid to reach out to Muslims, Macron gave a long interview setting out his vision to Qatar-based TV channel Al-Jazeera, seeking to ...

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Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty

The roughly 6,000 Sudanese migrants and asylum seekers in Israel once again fear for their fate.

France seeks to uncover Nice attacker's links

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France seeks to uncover Nice attacker's links

French authorities are seeking to ascertain whether the young Tunisian man suspected of killing three people inside a Nice church had outside ...

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

In-depth: Saad Hariri is back by unpopular demand after winning the backing of a narrow majority, almost exactly a year after he resigned amidst ...

Malaysia PM criticises UN over coronavirus response

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Malaysia PM criticises UN over coronavirus response

Muhyiddin Yassin called the United Nations' response to the covid-19 pandemic 'rather slow'.

Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime <em>mass</em> killings

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in ...

In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

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In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims including ...

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