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A landmark meeting in July between leaders of the two countries ended decades of diplomatic and armed battles between the two sides.

A landmark meeting in July between leaders of the two countries ended decades of diplomatic and armed battles between the two sides.

Migrants caught in Libya capital clashes evacuated: UNHCR

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Migrants caught in Libya capital clashes evacuated: UNHCR

The UN's refugee agency said it evacuated 300 migrants, mainly from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia, on Thursday, amid deadly clashes in Libya.

Migrant rescue ship stranded after EU countries refuse entry

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Migrant rescue ship stranded after EU countries refuse entry

Italy and Malta, the two countries closest to the ship, have said it would not allow the rescue migrant ship to dock at its ports.

UAE operating 27 clandestine, torture prisons in Yemen

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UAE operating 27 clandestine, torture prisons in Yemen

At least 49 people have reportedly died in UAE-run prisons in South Yemen, with inmates subject to psychological, physical and sexual abuse.

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Ships 'ignored' migrants stranded at sea

A migrant rescue group has said that tighter controls by Italy and Malta may be causing passing ships to shun migrants stranded at sea.

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Somalia, Eritrea reconcile as change sweeps Horn of Africa

Somali President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohamed's three-day visit to Asmara coincides with an extraordinary peace process between Eritrea ...

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UAE commends Ethiopia and Eritrea for historic peace deal

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan said the peace agreement is a 'bold and historic step'.

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EU can't ignore alarming conditions in Libya's migrant centres

Comment: Migrants should be treated with dignity, and their rights under international law, upheld, writes Elinor Raikes.

Hundreds of refugees land in Italy after EU deal

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Hundreds of refugees land in Italy after EU deal

Two ships carrying refugees were allowed to dock after EU states agreed to take in refugees.

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Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea

Eritrea and Ethiopia have agreed to run direct flights for the first time in 20 years, in another sign of warming relations between the ...

Ethiopia, <em>Eritrea</em> end decades of hostilities with new agreement

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Ethiopia, Eritrea end decades of hostilities with new agreement

Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to restore relations following decades of hostilities between the two countries.

'Several killed' in blast at Ethiopian PM's rally

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'Several killed' in blast at Ethiopian PM's rally

Several people were killed Saturday in a blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first rally in the capital attended by tens of ...

The UAE In Yemen: With help from its mercs

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The UAE In Yemen: With help from its mercs

Comment: The UAE is relying on mercenaries to do its dirty work in Yemen and beyond, writes David Isenberg.

Israel's deportation of African migrants 'cruel and illegal': Amnesty

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Israel's deportation of African migrants 'cruel and illegal': Amnesty

Amnesty found Eritrean and Sudanese nationals have been subjected to prolonged detention and violations of their basic human rights in Israel.

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Eritrean ICE detainee commits suicide during Egypt transit

An Eritrean man who was being deported back to the East African state has committed suicide during transit in Egypt.

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UN sanctions six human traffickers in Libya

This marks the first time the UN body sanctioned the leaders of smuggling rings.

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Bodies of 11 migrants recovered off Tunisian coast

Eleven migrants were recovered and 67 others rescued after their boat began sinking off Tunisia's southern coast on Sunday, according to the ...

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Nine migrants, mainly children, drown off Turkish coast

Six children were among a group of nine migrants that drowned off the coast of Turkey, state media reported on Sunday.

Israel refuses to recognise Jewish Ugandan community

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Israel refuses to recognise Jewish Ugandan community

Israel has come under fire for its 'racist policies' after the interior ministry denied a Ugandan Jew from immigrating to the Jewish state.

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Over 100 migrants, refugees killed in Libya traffickers' escape

Over 100 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers were shot at while escaping from a clandestine prison in northwestern Libya.

UN considers first-ever sanctions on Libya people smugglers

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UN considers first-ever sanctions on Libya people smugglers

The first ever sanctions targeting people smugglers in Libya are being considered by the UN.

US embassy move: who attended?

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US embassy move: who attended?

While the EU chose to boycott the controversial US move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move their embassy there - four ...

UN urges Saudi Arabia to halt Yemen migrant deportations

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UN urges Saudi Arabia to halt Yemen migrant deportations

Thousands of migrants have been deported by Saudi authorities to war-torn Yemen, with the UN urging Riyadh to halt the deportations.

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