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The United Nations has raised concern about deportations of migrants from Algeria following a reported increase in expulsions since mid-2017.

A war-of-words between Turkey's Erdogan and Israel's Netanyahu has led to a tit-for-tat diplomatic battle between two countries with expelled envoys publicly humiliated.

Turkey orders Israeli consul to leave after Gaza row

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Turkey orders Israeli consul to leave after Gaza row

Turkey has expelled the Israeli consul in Istanbul amid an escalating row between the two countries over Monday's massacre in Gaza.

HRW denounces eviction of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Diana Alghoul

HRW denounces eviction of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

In-depth: Syrian refugees are being subjected to institutional violence, fuelled by scapegoating and a sharp rise in xenophobia, a new Human ...

ICC prosecutor seeks jurisdiction over Myanmar Rohingya <em>expulsions</em>

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ICC prosecutor seeks jurisdiction over Myanmar Rohingya expulsions

The ICC's chief prosecutor has submitted a filing requesting a decision on whether the international tribunal can investigate and prosecute of ...

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Western allies rally around UK on Russia issue

Dozens of Russian diplomats are being expelled from the US, Canada and EU as UK allies rally around London following the nerve gas attack on a dissident in England.

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UK to expel 23 Russian diplomats over ex-spy's poisoning

Twenty-three Russian diplomats "identified as undeclared intelligence officers" will be expelled from Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May said, ...

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Thousands of African migrants protest Israel's mass deportation plan

Thousands of African migrants are protesting Israel's plan to deport them to an unnamed African destination.

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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.

Turkey demands full EU membership, nothing less

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Turkey demands full EU membership, nothing less

Ankara retaliates to Emmanuel Macron's suggestion that Turkey and the EU could form a 'partnership deal' short of full membership amid human ...

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Macron gets tough on migrants, vows 'no more Jungles'

France would no longer allow migrant camps like the 'jungle' said French president Macron, defending a tougher line on immigration

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

David Sheen

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

Comment: Netanyahu's racist, anti-African immigration policies are bringing cheer to white supremacists on both sides of the Atlantic, writes ...

Trump's Jerusalem announcement will only fuel repression of Palestinians

Thayer Hastings

Trump's Jerusalem announcement will only fuel repression of Palestinians

Comment: Israel's brutal practices targeting Palestinian residents of Jerusalem make life unlivable for many, writes Thayer Hastings.

Iraq to send foreign jihadists' families to home countries

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Iraq to send foreign jihadists' families to home countries

Around 300 wives and children of foreign IS militants captured in Mosul will be returned to their home countries, a senior Iraqi official said ...

Amnesty accuses Algeria of 'illegal' mass <em>expulsions</em>

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Amnesty accuses Algeria of 'illegal' mass expulsions

Algerian authorities have arrested and deported more than 2,000 sub-Saharan Africans to Niger and Mali in the past month, Amnesty International ...

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Jordan 'summarily deporting' Syrian refugees, Human Rights Watch says

Jordan has allegedly deported hundreds of refugees back to Syria despite the dangers they face from security forces and war.

James Snell

Even under Trump, warmer relations with Russia are impossible

Comment: During his campaign, Trump often expressed his wish to rekindle relations with Russia after Obama. But while Putin remains in power, ...

Paul Iddon

Aleppo to Mosul: The destruction of Iraq and Syria

Analysis: The destruction of the Sunni cities of Iraq and Syria underlines the terrible price imposed on civilians, notes Paul Iddon.

Munir Nuseibah

The second Nakba: Marking 50 years of Israeli occupation

Comment: Nineteen years after the Nakba catastrophe, Israel carried out a second wave of expulsions of Palestinians in June 1967, now ...

Refugees still braving the soul-crushing 'Balkans route'

Tajana Tadić

Refugees still braving the soul-crushing 'Balkans route'

Analysis: Refugees escaping Syria, Iraq and Libya are being forced to choose between risking the graveyard of the Mediterranean, or indefinite ...

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Merkel pressuring Tunisia to take back rejected asylum-seekers

The German chancellor is pushing Youssef Chahed to speed up repatriation of Tunisians, with the issue taking on greater urgency since an attack ...

Arab autocrats and Trump: Cut from the same cloth

Yousef Khalil

Arab autocrats and Trump: Cut from the same cloth

Comment: Of course some Gulf monarchies support Trump's ban, they stand side-by-side with him against the aspirations of the Arab Spring, writes ...

Trump praises Putin as 'very smart' for Obama snub

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Trump praises Putin as 'very smart' for Obama snub

Donald Trump on Friday praised Putin for not quickly hitting back at Washington for the punitive measures imposed over alleged interference in ...

260 Malians deported by Algeria allege 'racist' police brutality

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260 Malians deported by Algeria allege 'racist' police brutality

At least three Malians were killed during a mass deportation operation by Algerian authorities, the migrants alleged, accusing police of ...

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