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Transcripts of conversations between Italian officials and Libyan coastguard show deliberate neglect of migrant vessels which later sank in the Mediterranean Sea.

Nikos Dendias will meet with his Turkish counterpart and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Libya releases 'one of world’s most wanted human traffickers'

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Libya releases 'one of world’s most wanted human traffickers'

Abd Al-Rahman Milad was released from prison after being accused of direct involvement in the sinking of migrant boats.

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

Keira Dignan

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling ...

Aid group MSF says detained <em>migrant</em> killed in Libya

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Aid group MSF says detained migrant killed in Libya

One migrant was killed and two others aged 17 and 18 were wounded and taken to a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, the charity ...

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Why the EU-Turkey migration deal needs to be reassessed

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.

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Lebanon vaccine rollout neglects refugees, migrants: HRW

Lebanon's coronavirus vaccine rollout is at risk of marginalising refugees and migrant workers.

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Two migrant boats at sea for days now safe

On three boats in the Mediterranean monitored over their critical situation, only two were rescued on Saturday.

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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.

Greece accuses Turkish coastguard of Aegean 'provocations'

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Greece accuses Turkish coastguard of Aegean 'provocations'

Athens accused the Turkish coastguard of 'accompanying flimsy migrant boats'.

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Saudi Arabia bans the word 'maid' in job adverts

Following limited reforms to its controversial 'kafala' employment system, Saudi Arabia has banned employers from advertising for 'maids' and ...

Saudis can now get insurance cover for 'runaway maids'

The New Arab Staff

Saudis can now get insurance cover for 'runaway maids'

Saudi Arabia will announce an insurance scheme to compensate people if their domestic workers decide to leave their employers.

India’s Gulf workers in Covid-19 reverse migration chaos

The New Arab Staff

India’s Gulf workers in Covid-19 reverse migration chaos

Migrant workers from India have helped build Gulf economies, but many have fallen victim to the Covid-19 crisis.

'We are suffocating': Migrants in Lesbos appeal for help

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'We are suffocating': Migrants in Lesbos appeal for help

Designed to be temporary after a fire destroyed the island's previous permanent facility of Moria, Mavrovouni has been home to over 6,000 people ...

Expelled from US at night, <em>migrant</em> families in expectation

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Expelled from US at night, migrant families in expectation

Migrants who were not expected in the United States find themselves having to make choices as they were sent back to small, dangerous Mexican ...

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UN: 2,276 refugees died reaching Europe last year

"The true crisis on maritime routes to Europe is the lack of unified European Union and African policy aimed at safe, humane migration management."

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Mexican child, 9, dies trying to enter US

A nine-year-old Mexican girl died while trying to cross the Rio Grande to enter the United States

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Three dead on Canaries migrant boat, 41 saved

Separately, a fishing boat managed to rescue another five people, and also recovered the bodies of two women, he added.

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Philippines probes immigration officers over trafficking women to Syria

Philippines Senator Risa Hontiveros, who is leading the inquiry, said the country's own immigration officers seemed to be sending the women ...

Frontex: The EU agency under fire for <em>migrant</em> pushbacks

Keira Dignan

Frontex: The EU agency under fire for migrant pushbacks

In-depth: There are mounting allegations of illegal and violent practices by the EU agency Frontex, suggesting the EU's border system is ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dozens die in migrant ship fire off Libya: charity

More than 40 people were rescued after the boat's engine caught fire off the coast of Libya, while 60 are missing and presumed dead.

Two Americans accused of helping Ghosn indicted in Japan

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Two Americans accused of helping Ghosn indicted in Japan

American father and son Michael and Peter Taylor, who helped Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan, were indicted in Japan.

Biden pushes back amid mounting crisis over border

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Biden pushes back amid mounting crisis over border

A top Biden administration official pushed back Sunday against fast-mounting criticism that it has bungled immigration policy.

Yemen’s Houthis admit tear-gas caused fire which killed scores

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Yemen’s Houthis admit tear-gas caused fire which killed scores

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have admitted that tear gas fired by guards working for them caused a fire which killed at least 45 migrants at a ...

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