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Analysis: As the US pressures Saudi Arabia over its involvement in the Yemen crisis, Washington's own subtle involvement in the war may fall by the wayside, notes Austin Bodetti.

Human rights groups are in uproar following legal charges brought against activist Helena Maleno, who potentially saved thousands of lives of people attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

Mimi Bekhechi

Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

Comment: We can't right the wrongs of the fur industry, but we can ensure some good comes of garments made from these tormented animals, writes PETA's Mimi Bekhechi.

Deadly 'long-lost disease' rages through Rohingya camps

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Deadly 'long-lost disease' rages through Rohingya camps

Diphtheria had been all but eradicated in Bangladesh until last year, when more than 650,000 Rohingya poured across the border fleeing a bloody ...

Israel bans 20 international NGOs under anti-BDS law

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Israel bans 20 international NGOs under anti-BDS law

Israel's parliament passed a law in March barring entry into the country for those supporting a boycott of Israel with the names of the banned ...

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More than 200 migrants storm Morocco-Spain border

Officials said more than 200 migrants stormed over a high double fence separating Morocco from the Spanish-African enclave of Melilla on Saturday.

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Dozens dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya

Two rescue organisations said at least 25 people are feared to have drowned in a shipwreck off Libya after a dinghy, possibly carrying some 150 ...

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Racism row in Austria over Muslim New Year's baby

Facebook removes a page for Vienna's first baby of 2018, born to Muslim parents, which garnered 20,000 messages of support following an initial ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

Muslims are not your 'cup of tea' this Christmas

This Christmas will see the first advert with the aim of challenging the misconception that Muslims are anti-Christmas, but there's been an ...

Israel attacking medical teams in Palestine, <em>charity</em> says

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Israel attacking medical teams in Palestine, charity says

Israel is failing to credibly and impartially investigate reported violations and attacks on medical teams and Palestinians, Medical Aid for ...

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UK allocates £180-million 'to keep Africans out of Europe'

Britain plans to spend £180 million in the coming five years in Africa, hoping to persuade migrants to remain at home through socio-economic ...

HRW: 40 Rohingya villages destroyed in Myanmar since October

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HRW: 40 Rohingya villages destroyed in Myanmar since October

Satellite imagery shows that Rohingya villages continued to be destroyed as Myanmar and Bangladesh singed a deal to return Rohingya refugees ...

'Stop blocking Yemen aid,' UK minister tells Saudi Arabia

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'Stop blocking Yemen aid,' UK minister tells Saudi Arabia

Britain's International Development Secretary has said that breaches of humanitarian law by Saudi Arabia in Yemen could throw bilateral ties ...

Libyan coastguard rescues more than 250 migrants

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Libyan coastguard rescues more than 250 migrants

Migrants attempting to reach Italy have been intercepted by the Libyan coastguard, amid furore over plans to increase the Libyans' ...

Comrade Corbyn supports Russian imperialism in Syria

Sam Hamad

Comrade Corbyn supports Russian imperialism in Syria

Comment: Corbyn's criticism of UK support for the Free Syrian Police, coupled with his support for Russian intervention, means he is on the ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Civilians desperate for ceasefire in Yemen

Clashes between Yemen's warring factions have recently intensified, leaving civilians at greater risk from the country's ongoing conflict, which has already destroyed millions of lives.

Sonia Boulos

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international law and the institutions ...

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Family hope Johnson's visit will help free Zaghari-Ratcliffe

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's trip to Tehran appears to have failed to secure the release of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin ...

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UK's Johnson in Iran to push for Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson has landed in Iran's capital to pressure to government to release an Iranian-British aid worker jailed on what ...

Children trapped in Sanaa as Yemen fighting intensifies

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Children trapped in Sanaa as Yemen fighting intensifies

Children in the Yemeni capital Sanaa and other districts are cut off from vital help and risk being injured or killed in intense street battles ...

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Mosul hospital rebuilt from ruins of battle

One of the largest hospitals in Iraq's Mosul has been rebuilt from the rubble thanks to a team from Doctors Without Borders, who have provided ...

The invisible victims of the 'War on Terror'

Malia Bouattia

The invisible victims of the 'War on Terror'

Comment: State-led racism is fragmenting UK Muslim communities, but one group providing support for the families of alleged extremists, is proof ...

Iraqi bishop urges foreign aid for frontline Christian communities

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Iraqi bishop urges foreign aid for frontline Christian communities

One of the oldest Christian communities in the Middle East returned to their ancestral lands in Iraq after IS was at last routed, but the ...

Iran airs more allegations against detained British woman

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Iran airs more allegations against detained British woman

Iranian state television has aired more allegations against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, showing pictures of a BBC paystub and an email from 2010 ...

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