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

Two suspects, one armed, have been arrested in Israel following threats against a march calling for the rights of African migrant workers to be respected.

Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon

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Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon

Lebanese officials say authorities in Beirut are interrogating a man who is suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait.

Lebanese suspect arrested over Filipina maid's freezer death

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Lebanese suspect arrested over Filipina maid's freezer death

One suspect has been arrested over the gruesome death of a Filipina maid in Kuwait, which has escalated a diplomatic rift between the two ...

La Sposa Yemenita: The expression of women in Yemen

Justin Salhani

La Sposa Yemenita: The expression of women in Yemen

A new graphic novel aims to portray a Yemen beyond al-Qaeda, civil war and child marriage. Justin Salhani met its creator, Laura Silvia ...

Guma El-Gamaty

Libya's neighbours are obstructing its path to peace

Comment: Regional involvement in Libya's conflict is hindering its efforts towards stability, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

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German-Russian, 70, arrested after refugees stabbed

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

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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.

Massinissa Benlakehal

Tunisia arrests 50 migrants headed for Europe

Fifty teenagers attempting to flee Tunisia for Europe's southern shores were captured over the weekend.

Sharp decline in 'illegal <em>migrants</em>' 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 ...

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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.

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.

Tunisian coastguard rescues 48 <em>migrants</em> from sinking boat

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Tunisian coastguard rescues 48 migrants from sinking boat

The Tunisian authorities rescued the migrants, who were among thousands each year to attempt the perilous journey from North Africa to ...

Libya's smugglers are getting rich dealing in migrant lives

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 ...

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 shooting ...

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Orient TV 'working with Israel to improve public opinion'

An investigation by The New Arab's sister publication found links between anti-Assad Orient TV and Israeli army officials in its 'Good Neighbours' programme.

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Turkey 'has met' conditions for visa-free travel in Europe

Turkey has said its citizens should be allowed to move without hindrance around Europe, after meeting EU criteria for visa-free travel.

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Libya forces 'may be colluding with migrant smugglers'

A UN panel of experts has said that Libyan forces as well as IS maybe facilitating human trafficking in Libya.

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Erdogan: EU partnership is not enough

Turkey has rejected proposals of a partnership with the European Union, insisting full membership to the bloc is the only option.

Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

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Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

Israeli authorities have begun distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants.

The New Arab

Italy migrant shootings motivated by 'racial hatred'

An Italian man who shot and injured six African migrants was motivated by 'racial hatred', the interior ministry has said.

Italian gunman targets Africans in drive-by shooting spree Italian gunman targets Africans in drive-by shooting spree

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Italian gunman targets Africans in drive-by shooting spree

A lone Italian gunman wounded six African immigrants in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree on Saturday in a small Italian city

Investigation: Coercive 'voluntary' deportations leave refugees trapped in jail

Matt Broomfield

Investigation: Coercive 'voluntary' deportations leave refugees trapped in jail

Exclusive: A scheme to repatriate refugees whose asylum bids have been rejected amounts to bullying and bribing desperate people to return to ...

At least 90 <em>migrants</em> feared dead off Libya's coast

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At least 90 migrants feared dead off Libya's coast

More than 90 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized off Libya's coast as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea.

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