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In Patras, young Afghan migrants strive to reach western Europe. For those willing to endure an often brutal journey, the dream of building a new life awaits.

The New Arab Meets: Huzama Habayeb, an award-winning Palestinian novelist who explores the relationship between exile and nostalgia in her groundbreaking work.

Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

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Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

Thousands of families, including internally displaced refugees, have lost their homes in Marib, where the historic 8th century BC dam has flooded.

The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Hugo Goodridge

The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to ...

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kurdish-Iranian refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

Behrouz Boochani has been granted asylum in New Zealand after being six years in limbo under Australia's immigration policies.

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Palestinians demand Assad regime stop Yarmouk refugee gentrification

Palestinians have urged the brutal Assad regime to stop gentrifying the Yarmouk refugee camp, which would put hundreds of ...

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Israeli forces destroy Palestinian Covid-19 checkpoint in West Bank

Occupying Israeli forces shot at Palestinians in occupied Jenin and destroyed a checkpoint on their way out.

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Israeli forces shoot at, arrest Palestinians in West Bank

At least five Palestinians were detained and two injured by Israeli forces.

Shamima Begum allowed UK return for citizenship battle

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Shamima Begum allowed UK return for citizenship battle

The ruling in her favour means Begum could appear before a court in London, despite UK authorities continuously declaring they would not help ...

Jan-Peter Westad

'We must not forget': Remembering the Srebrenica genocide

Twenty-five years on, survivors of the Srebrenica massacre are fighting to ensure that the genocide is not forgotten.

Fear of disaster if UN cuts aid entering Syria

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Fear of disaster if UN cuts aid entering Syria

After a Russian veto, hope that aid reaches rebel-held areas in Syria dwindles.

Coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh Rohingya camps 'contained'

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Coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh Rohingya camps 'contained'

A Covid-19 outbreak in a refugee camp in Bangladesh has reportedly been contained.

Greece extends migrant <em>camp</em> lockdown despite criticism

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Greece extends migrant camp lockdown despite criticism

Greece has faced backlash after it extended a migrant camp lockdown.

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

Sarah Khalil

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

In partnership with UNHCR, Goal Click Refugees is an initiative that helps people understand one another through their love of football.

Gaia Caramazza

Palestinian-American politician compares BLM protests to occupied West Bank

“I never thought I'd wake up and see the state capitol I write laws in look like the West Bank under occupation.”

Dalal Yassine

Israeli annexation and a history of broken American promises

Comment: Palestinian leaders have repeatedly gambled on the US to help them achieve their goals, to the detriment of the Palestinian people, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

Dozens of Palestinians have lost an eye after being shot by the Israeli forces, in Gaza, Jerusalem or the West Bank.

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Greece announces extension of coronavirus lockdown in refugee camps

The Greek government has announced that it will extend a coronavirus lockdown in its heavily overcrowded refugee camps as activists and ...

Floods kill displaced Syrians in Idlib <em>refugee</em> <em>camp</em>

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Floods kill displaced Syrians in Idlib refugee camp

Three Syrian refugees were killed in floods after torrential rain struck their camp in the northwestern province of Idlib.

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Refugees face a 'pandemic of poverty’, UN warns

Refugees are facing Covid-19 challenges that have triggered poverty, UN's Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on World ...

Syrian refugees urge UN to solve crisis

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Syrian refugees urge UN to solve crisis

On World Refugee Day, Syrians have urged the United Nations to resolve their country's crisis and facilitate a safe return home.

Greece slashes essential migrant support groups in 'transparency' overhaul

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Greece slashes essential migrant support groups in 'transparency' overhaul

Dozens of groups helping refugees in Greece risk being edged out by new government measures.

World <em>Refugee</em> Day: UN calls for ending conflicts

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World Refugee Day: UN calls for ending conflicts

UN has released worrying figures of a rise in refugees across the world.

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