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

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

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

David Isenberg

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.

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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 ...

Nine migrants, mainly children, drown off Turkish coast

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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.

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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.

Over 100 migrants, refugees killed in Libya traffickers' escape

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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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Number of migrants detained in Libya drastically reduced

The number of migrants held by Libyan authorities has fallen from 27,000 in May last year to 5,200.

Marta Bellingreri

The struggle of refugee women across the sea

Feature: Women escaping war-torn countries to enter Europe for a better life are faced with many calamities, suffering the fate of all refugees ...

David Sheen

Statelessness and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

Comment: Netanyahu's defunct UN migrant deal is a stark reminder of how little black lives matter in Israel, writes David Sheen.

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Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia FMs talk Nile dam impasse

The Nile is Egypt's sole water supply, but Ethiopia hopes to further dam the Nile to generate electricity.

Israel cancels its mass deportation of African asylum seekers

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Israel cancels its mass deportation of African asylum seekers

Israel has canceled its plan to mass deport thousands of African asylum seekers after reaching a deal with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

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Israel to resettle asylum seekers in Europe and Canada

Israel has canceled its plan to mass deport thousands of African asylum seekers, instead resettling them in western countries after reaching a ...

Israel cancels its mass deportation of African asylum seekers

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Israel cancels its mass deportation of African asylum seekers

Israel has canceled its plan to mass deport thousands of African asylum seekers after reaching a deal with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Eritrea's Qatar attacks don't come out the blue

Paul McLoughlin

Eritrea's Qatar attacks don't come out the blue

Analysis: UAE and Saudi designs on the Red Sea have seen East Africa's Eritrea join the blockade of Qatar. Asmara's rhetoric against ...

Thousands protest in Israel against expulsion of African migrants

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Thousands protest in Israel against expulsion of African migrants

Thousands of Israelis and migrants protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday against the government's plan to expel African migrants who arrived ...

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