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To mark 10 years since the uprising in Egypt, Amnesty International released a report detailing the human rights abuses occurring in the country's prisons.

More than half of children in war-torn Syria are missing out on education, the UN children's agency UNICEF said, with a third of schools in ruins or commandeered by fighters.

How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

Keira Dignan

How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

In-depth: A new law prohibiting NGOs from reporting accounts of abuse in refugee camps is part of a wider crackdown since the New Democracy party came to power.

Ten million children at risk of famine in 2021

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Ten million children at risk of famine in 2021

Across the world millions are at risk of acute hunger this year.

Amnesty urges Algeria not to deport Yemen refugees

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Amnesty urges Algeria not to deport Yemen refugees

Amnesty International has called on Algeria to immediately halt the deportation of seven Yemeni immigrants who could face death in their home ...

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Health expert warns over Yemen virus jab delivery

The ongoing conflict and the destruction of infrastructure is expected to severely impact the delivery of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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HRW accuses Egypt of 'collective punishment' of inmates

'Egyptian authorities are apparently imposing collective punishment on hundreds of inmates in Scorpion Prison,' said HRW.

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UNICEF seeks $2.5 bn for Mideast children amid pandemic

Some 39 million children in the Middle East and North Africa impacted by war, poverty and the coronavirus pandemic are in dire need of funds, ...

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Israeli army demolishes home of alleged Palestinian attacker

Israeli troops demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli in a stabbing attack earlier this year.

Israel demolished nearly 80 Palestinian structures in September: Report

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Israel demolished nearly 80 Palestinian structures in September: Report

In September, Israel demolished 76 Palestinian owned homes, schools and other vital structures.

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Over 240 refugees at new Greek camp have coronavirus

Greek health authorities have announced that over 240 people at a temporary camp for refugees, built after a fire destroyed the notorious Moria ...

UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

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UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the situation in areas of northern Syria controlled by Turkey was ...

Syrian refugees in Jordan transferred to desert camp

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Syrian refugees in Jordan transferred to desert camp

Amnesty International is calling on Jordan to stop transferring Syrian refugees to a desert region of Syria.

Afghans face Greek prosecutor over fire at migrant camp

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Afghans face Greek prosecutor over fire at migrant camp

Six Afghans, including two minors will face a prosecutor on suspicion of setting fires that destroyed Europe's largest migrant camp last week.

For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

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For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

Lebanese families are still struggling with rebuilding in the wake of the massive explosion centered at Beirut's port.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Northeast and northwest Syria are witnessing alarming rises in Covid-19 cases, with fears that the situation could get worse this winter.

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UN chief warns of famine risk in Yemen

The United Nations has said four countries are at particular risk of famine: Yemen, South Sudan, Congo and northeast Nigeria.

Ramona Wadi

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Comment: As the Israeli-UAE 'peace' agreement takes centre stage, it deflects from a renewed siege on Gaza and the UN's failure to address ...

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Seven still missing after Beirut blast, says Lebanon army

'Search and rescue operations will not stop until the missing are found,' Lebanon's army said, confirming that three Lebanese, three Syrians and ...

Cyber attacks increasing on hospitals in war-torn countries

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Cyber attacks increasing on hospitals in war-torn countries

Cyber attacks on hospitals have increased, prompting worries that that it could impact on the coronavirus crisis.

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Gaza reports first coronavirus cases outside quarantine, declares lockdown

Authorities in Gaza immediately imposed a lockdown, prompting locals to make a rush for supplies in supermarkets.

Hundreds protest in Tripoli against dire living conditions

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Hundreds protest in Tripoli against dire living conditions

Hundreds of Libyans marched in the capital Tripoli on Sunday evening to protest deteriorating living conditions and denounce corruption in the ...

Yemen in Focus: 'No explosives found' at Aden port

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Yemen in Focus: 'No explosives found' at Aden port

This week we focus on the result of an investigation into alleged ammonium nitrate at Aden port, Yemen's viral 'water girl' and more.

UN funding crisis cuts aid to Yemen

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UN funding crisis cuts aid to Yemen

The United Nations funding cuts will detrimentally impact war-torn Yemen.

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