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Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international law and the institutions that exist to uphold it, writes Sonia Boulos.

President Trump called for Saudi Arabia to lift its blockade on Yemen immediately suggesting Washington had run out patience

Call to end 'abysmal conditions' for refugees in Greece

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Call to end 'abysmal conditions' for refugees in Greece

A group of humanitarian organisations sent an open letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsiparis, demanding the government revokes its policy of trapping asylum seekers to the Aegean islands.

Migrants face more danger after disputed Italy-Libya deal

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Migrants face more danger after disputed Italy-Libya deal

In-depth: By reinforcing Europe's fortress policy, Italy is further endangering the lives of vulnerable migrants rather than solving the crisis, ...

<em>Oxfam</em> protests Trump's refugee policy outside his childhood home

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Oxfam protests Trump's refugee policy outside his childhood home

Oxfam invited refugees who have settled in the US to Donald Trump's childhood home in New York, in a bid to have the country recognise ...

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Trolling Saudi minister threatens war with Qatar

Blog: Saud al-Qahtani has adopted the Donald Trump model, tweeting thinly veiled threats of war.

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Charities slam UK government for 'trapping' refugees in Mediterranean

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's pledged to assist Libya blocking migrants attempting to reach Europe, but the move has angered human rights ...

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Refugees trapped in Libya tortured, raped and murdered: Oxfam

The fate of Europe-bound refugees trapped in Libya has been detailed in a shocking report by Oxfam, revealing the brutal torture, ...

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South Sudan starves as aid agencies fail to deliver

Only 30% of the annual target has been reached so far, more than half-way through the year, a UN official in Khartoum has warned.

US Occupy activist killed fighting IS in Raqqa

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US Occupy activist killed fighting IS in Raqqa

Two Americans were killed in consecutive days in Syria's Raqqa while fighting with Kurdish militias engaged in a battle with IS.

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Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

The UN health agency and partners have agreed to send 1 million doses of cholera-vaccine to Yemen to help stanch a spiraling and increasingly ...

Cholera leaves Yemeni hospitals in constant 'code black' Cholera leaves Yemeni hospitals in constant 'code black'

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Cholera leaves Yemeni hospitals in constant 'code black'

At least one patient is admitted to hospital in Yemen every minute with cholera.

Yemen cholera has infected over 100,000, killing several hundreds

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Yemen cholera has infected over 100,000, killing several hundreds

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has risen to more than 100,000 since a new outbreak began on April 1, with 789 deaths reported ...

New cholera outbreak in Yemen further strains medical services

Paola Tamma

New cholera outbreak in Yemen further strains medical services

A new outbreak in the Capital, Sana'a, has put even more strain on medical facilities.The situation is likely to get worse due to poor hygiene ...

Millions could die in South Sudan from unfolding famine

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Millions could die in South Sudan from unfolding famine

Aid agencies and NGOs are urging countries to increase their support for South Sudan which is in the grip of a famine that could result in ...

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The race against time to save lives in Yemen

The United Nations is appealing for $2.1 billion in international assistance this year for Yemen – the war-torn country facing famine.

Khalid Al-Karimi

Will Hodeida become Yemen's next tragedy?

Comment: Hodeida is a city already devastated by poverty, but as the fighting edges closer, there are concerns that a fresh humanitarian crisis ...

Thomas Vescovi

From the Sahrawi refugee camps: Polisario prepares its resistance

The long read: Morocco rejoining the African Union in January changed the status quo for Sahrawi ambitions for independence. Thomas Vescovi ...

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EU-Turkey deal 'playing roulette' with futures of vulnerable refugees

The International Rescue Committee, the Norwegian Refugee Council and Oxfam have warned that the deal is causing human suffering and ...

UK urged to help more refugees using family networks

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UK urged to help more refugees using family networks

Refugee and rights agencies are urging the UK government to change the rules around reuniting refugee families as a way of offering a safe haven ...

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750,000 stuck in western Mosul as battle looms

Aid groups are anticipating further civilian casualties as military forces gear up to force IS from western Mosul.

Yemen: Going to a warzone is no 'adventure'

AbdelHalim AbdAllah

Yemen: Going to a warzone is no 'adventure'

AbdelHalim AbdAllah blogs about travelling to MSF's projects in Yemen, where he saw first-hand some of the brutal realities of civil war.

Yemen war claims lives of 1,400 children

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Yemen war claims lives of 1,400 children

Nearly 1,400 children have been killed, hundreds more injured and many schools closed by the war in Yemen, the UN children's fund said on ...

Yemen's children starve as war drags on

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Yemen's children starve as war drags on

Less than a third of Yemen's 24 million people have access to health facilities which means thousands of Yemeni children are dying every week ...

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