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Thousands of Yazidi children are facing an unprecedented mental and physical health crisis, including post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression, years after their release from IS captivity, Amnesty has warned

Comment: Trump is calling on Stephen Miller's toxic immigration politics to distract from his falling poll numbers and a disastrous handling of the pandemic, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Anti-racism activists call for investigation into Somali schoolgirl's death

The New Arab Staff

Anti-racism activists call for investigation into Somali schoolgirl's death

Last year, the 12-year-old girl's body was found in Manchester’s River Irwell.

Fighting to protect refugees in Europe amid Covid-19

Keira Dignan

Fighting to protect refugees in Europe amid Covid-19

New groups are mobilising across Europe to demand an evacuation of refugee camps as the Covid-19 pandemic makes already bad conditions for ...

Libya coast guard intercepts, detains about 400 migrants: UN

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Libya coast guard intercepts, detains about 400 migrants: UN

Migrants detained in Libya are often held in overcrowded, squalid detention centres or held at the mercy of armed groups.

Tamirace Fakhoury

Lebanon excludes refugees from coronavirus response at its peril

Comment: The Covid-19 era marks a new chapter in the erosion of refugee rights in Lebanon, and policymaking that excludes their access to protection and services, writes Tamirace Fakhoury.

Adam Lucente

Iraq's religious minorities fear plans to resettle IS families

Yazidi and Iraqi Christian communities who suffered atrocities at the hands of the extremist group fear the return of IS-affiliated families ...

Mat Nashed

The EU is using Covid-19 to keep out refugees

Comment: Italy and Malta are using the coronavirus pandemic to shirk their obligations under international law, writes Mat Nashed.

The New Arab & agencies

Hundreds of migrants stranded at unsafe Libya port: UN

As many as 280 migrants were left stranded on a Libyan coastguard boat after heavy bombardment prevented them from stepping on land.

As Lebanon grapples with collapse, refugees appeal for help

Abby Sewell

As Lebanon grapples with collapse, refugees appeal for help

Dispatch: Syrian refugees have been protesting outside UN offices in Lebanon demanding resettlement in third countries as their ...

The New Arab

Italy must end cooperation with Libya's 'abusive' migrant detention

The rights group says Italy's changes to a 2017 agreement with Libya that facilitates the forced returns and abusive treatment of migrants are ...

Will Libya's peace summit improve conditions for migrants?

Alessandra Bajec

Will Libya's peace summit improve conditions for migrants?

As hostilities continue in Libya and the conflict becomes more complicated with increasing foreign interference, the situation for migrants and ...

What is next after Operation Peace Spring?

Stasa Salacanin

What is next after Operation Peace Spring?

Although Turkey announced the end of their operations in northern Syria late last year, many unknowns still remain, as it is unclear what comes ...

UN postpones of 100,000 Rohingya to 'flood-prone' island postponed

The New Arab & agencies

UN postpones of 100,000 Rohingya to 'flood-prone' island postponed

Groups have expressed reservations about moving people to the island, which is regularly hit by devastating cyclones.

Syria Kurdish fighters mount 'fierce resistance' to Turkish advance

The New Arab & agencies

Syria Kurdish fighters mount 'fierce resistance' to Turkish advance

Kurdish fighters have prevented Turkish forces capturing the border town of Ras Al-Ain, as the race to carve up northern Syria begins.

Sam Hamad

Once again, US turns Syria into theatre of betrayal

Comment: The US was all that stood between the Kurds and Turkish aggression, now that buffer has gone, writes Sam Hamad.

Charlie Hoyle

Iraqi Christians supported Trump. Now he is deporting them

Jimmy Aldaoud's tragic death casts light on the plight of Iraqi Chaldean deportees, a community that once saw Donald Trump as their saviour.

The New Arab

Migrants moved to 'unsafe' Libya centre despite deadly airstrike

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said it was an 'outstanding contradiction' for migrants to be released from the unsafe centre, only for more to ...

The New Arab & agencies

Migrants, refugees in Libyan centres must be freed: UN

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and International Organization for Migration director Antonio Vitorino have called for the ...

LGBT Syrian refugees land in UK ahead of Pride

The New Arab

LGBT Syrian refugees land in UK ahead of Pride

A group of LGBT Syrian refugees have arrived in Britain after winning an appeal to be settled in the country.

Stefania D'Ignoti

Syrian basketball player finds new purpose after war

Feature: He wanted to become Syria's next basketball star, but the war destroyed his dreams. Now Zouher Haddad teaches new generations in Turkey ...

Saudi crown prince 'offered Abbas $10 billion' over deal

The New Arab

Saudi crown prince 'offered Abbas $10 billion' over deal

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman allegedly offered President Abbas $10 billion over ten years to accept the 'Deal of the Century'.

Italy accepts 147 refugees flown in from Libya

The New Arab & agencies

Italy accepts 147 refugees flown in from Libya

A group of 147 mainly African refugees were flown to an Italian military airport near Rome from Libya.

Iraqi Yazidis to accept children of IS 'sex slaves'

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi Yazidis to accept children of IS 'sex slaves'

Thousands of Yazidi women were forced into slavery by IS and raped in 2014. Yazidis now say that the children of these rapes will be accepted ...

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