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The UN Secretary-General has presented four options to protect Palestinians as Israeli aggression leaves over 170 Palestinians dead.

Comment: If criticising Israel is antisemitic, how are Palestinians expected to articulate their struggle? asks Malia Bouattia.

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians, injure scores in Gaza

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinians, injure scores in Gaza

Israeli forces opened fire on protests in the Gaza Strip on Friday, killing at least two Palestinians and injuring dozens more.

Idlib: Will Syria's last major battle be its deadliest?

Paul Iddon

Idlib: Will Syria's last major battle be its deadliest?

The last major redoubt held by Assad's opponents in Idlib may become the site for the fiercest fighting and devastation in the Syrian conflict ...

Rights groups condemn Kabul school blast as outrage grows

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Rights groups condemn Kabul school blast as outrage grows

Leading rights group called on world powers to stop returning refugees to war-torn Afghanistan, where violence has spiked in the past ...

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UNRWA schools to open on time despite US freeze

UNRWA was set up after the 1948 war that accompanied the creation of Israel, during which more than 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled from their homes.

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Syria says deal struck with Jordan to return refugees

Syrian media have reported that Damascus and Amman have struck a deal to return refugees back home to Syria.

Zam Yusa

South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Analysis: Since the fall of IS' self-proclaimed caliphate, some fighters from south-east Asia have returned home, but many remain in the region, ...

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US-made bomb 'discovered at Yemen school bus bomb site'

Remnants of US-made bomb were reportedly found at the site of the Saudi strike on a Yemeni school bus in Saada confirmed to have killed 51 ...

More Syrian <em>refugees</em> leave Lebanon in 'voluntary return'

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More Syrian refugees leave Lebanon in 'voluntary return'

In the latest wave of refugee returns, over a hundred Syrians left Lebanon amid a Russian-led push to pressure refugees to return home.

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Palestinian dies from wounds inflicted during May's Gaza protest

Wissam Yousef Hijazi passed away on Monday after battling his wounds which he sustained as a result of brutal Israeli tactics on the besieged ...

Turkey pushes refugee return with new Syria 'safe zones'

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Turkey pushes refugee return with new Syria 'safe zones'

President Erdogan wants to create more safe areas in Syria to encourage refugees to return home from Turkey.

Israel 'asked US not to cut UNRWA funding'

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Israel 'asked US not to cut UNRWA funding'

Israel asked the US not to slash funding to the UN body for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, to prevent angry protests and unrest in Gaza

Two Syrian <em>refugees</em> found dead in Croatian forest

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Two Syrian refugees found dead in Croatian forest

Two Syrian refugees were found dead in a forest in Croatia, after entering the country from Bosnia.

Spain and Germany push for greater migrant aid

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Spain and Germany push for greater migrant aid

Spain and Germany have agreed to push for greater EU help for North African countries that are a major point of departure for migrants and ...

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UN, US demand investigation into deadly Yemen bombing

Both Washington and the UN on Thursday called for urgent investigations into a Saudi airstrike at a market in rebel-held northern Yemen that killed at least 29 children.

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French hotels, restaurants want migrants to fill 100,000 jobs

Owners of hotels and restaurants in France are lobbying the government to regularise more illegal migrants in order to fill 100,000 jobs for ...

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Leaflets dropped over Syria's Idlib call for 'reconciliation'

Helicopters dropped leaflets over parts of the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib, calling on residents to reconcile with the regime as ...

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Nine Iraqi migrants dead as boat sinks off Turkey

Turkish media said nine Iraqi migrants, including a number of children, were found dead on Thursday after a boat sank off the western coast.

Colombia joins most South American countries, recognises Palestinian statehood

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Colombia joins most South American countries, recognises Palestinian statehood

The South American nation had been only one of two nations in the region that had not yet recognised Palestine as an independent state.

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'Mutiny' at UNRWA in Gaza after job cuts: official

Staff are angry at redundancies and a scaling back of operations after the Trump administration pulled $300 million in annual funding.

Selling a phoney peace in Syria

Sam Hamad

Selling a phoney peace in Syria

Comment: By allowing French aid to be directly distributed by the Russian army, France's president Macron is endorsing Russian hegemony over ...

Regime forces block food to refugee camp

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Regime forces block food to refugee camp

The Syrian regime has blocked food and aid from reaching a refugee camp in south Syria.

Washington's Lebanese dilemma

Robert Springborg

Washington's Lebanese dilemma

Comment: Washington could decide to pull the rug out from under Lebanon's economy, leaving Hizballah with an empty shell, writes Robert ...

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