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A German-Russian dual national was charged with "politically motivated" attempted murder after allegedly attacking Afghan, Syrian and Iraqi refugees.

In its annual report, Amnesty International said US President Donald Trump's policies on immigration and refugees set the trend for "politics of hate" which has emboldened human rights abuses

African migrants expelled from Israel begin hunger strike

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African migrants expelled from Israel begin hunger strike

African migrants in Israel begin hunger strike as thousands face imprisonment or deportation.

Sharp decline in 'illegal migrants' entering EU in 2017

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Sharp decline in 'illegal migrants' entering EU in 2017

The European Union saw in 2017 the lowest number of detected illegal border-crossings since the migrant crisis began four years ago, the EU ...

Abbas calls for international conference on Palestinian-Israeli conflict

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Abbas calls for international conference on Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Israel for colonising Palestine with illegal settlements and called for a multilateral conference in ...

Paul Iddon

The US and Turkey's long-term plans for northern Syria

Agendas in northern Syria appear to be converging into a single policy: Maintaining long-term foreign presences on the ground, writes Paul Iddon.

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Abbas to counter Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is taking Palestine's opposition to Trump's Jerusalem decision to the UN.

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Canada voices concern to Israel over mass expulsion

Canada has expressed concerns over Israel's mass expulsion of refugees from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Commission of Inquiry on Syrian Arab Republic

Syrians deserve justice in all its forms

Comment: Perpetrators of war crimes in Syria must not be given amnesty, writes the UNHRC Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the ...

Jordan opens job centre in Syrian refugee camp

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Jordan opens job centre in Syrian refugee camp

Under a 2016 deal with donor countries Jordan promised to provide 200,000 work permits for Syrians over three years.

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500,000 Syrians 'will return to Afrin': Turkey's First Lady

Emine Erdogan praised Turkey's humanitarian efforts during Operation Olive Branch, noting that Turkey will seek to return hundreds of thousands ...

UNRWA chief: Trump's aid cuts 'time bomb' for Gaza

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UNRWA chief: Trump's aid cuts 'time bomb' for Gaza

The head of the UN body voiced his concern for Gaza's future amid the ongoing US-led cuts to UNRWA aid.

Lebanon forces 'Syria students to swear off local women'

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Lebanon forces 'Syria students to swear off local women'

Lebanese authorities have come under fire after it emerged that Syrian students have been made to sign contracts promising not to have ...

Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation

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Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation

Bangladesh looks set to begin the controversial process of repatriating Rohingya refugees after handing over a list of 8,032 ...

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

Ali Adam

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

In-depth: The situation in Gaza is getting visibly worse every single day, and the people of Gaza are not going to be able to handle the grim ...

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US to boost Jordan aid despite Trump's threats

The US will increase its foreign aid to Jordan, despite Trump's threats to cut support for countries that choose to criticise his decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Polish PM visits Lebanon ahead of refugee donor conferences

Poland’s prime minister on Monday visited Lebanon ahead of a series of European donor conferences to support the tiny Mediterranean country as ...

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Gamers raise money for Syria in 'first' blockchain fundraiser

Gamers are being encouraged to mine cryptocurrency Ethereum and donate the monetary rewards to UNICEF, which will in turn help Syrian children ...

Francesca Mannocchi

Libya's smugglers are getting rich dealing in migrant lives

In-depth: Human traffickers are making fast cash on the migrant trade, yet many desperate people are willing to pay any price to escape, reports ...

Iraqi <em>refugees</em> wait to return in Syrian refugee camps

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Iraqi refugees wait to return in Syrian refugee camps

Iraqis, fleeing battles with the Islamic State group, or hoping to reach Turkey, have become trapped in refugee camps in north Syria.

Karim Traboulsi

His darkest hours: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'injured and depressed'

Badly injured, depressed and ill, the leader of the largely decimated Islamic State group, once the world's most formidable terror organisation, ...

Tillerson kicks off 'difficult tour' of tense Middle East

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Tillerson kicks off 'difficult tour' of tense Middle East

Flying into Egypt on Sunday, the US Secretary of State has started a five-nation tour in the Middle East, amid heightened tensions and unease ...

Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

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Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have been severely strained since Trump's December decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

Italians march against racism after migrant shootings

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Italians march against racism after migrant shootings

Anti-fascist demonstrators in Italy rallied on Saturday in support of immigrants and refugees after six Africans were wounded in a ...

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