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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.

US President Donald Trump described some migrants as "animals" Wednesday, in a charged discussion about the border wall and law enforcement.

Systematically terrorised: Rohingya refugees face severe healthcare restrictions

Urvashi Sarkar

Systematically terrorised: Rohingya refugees face severe healthcare restrictions

Feature: Rohingya refugees continue to face discrimination in Myanmar as they deal with grave limitations in practically all areas of life including access to basic healthcare, writes Urvashi Sarkar.

Kuwait, Philippines sign deal to regulate domestic labour: minister

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Kuwait, Philippines sign deal to regulate domestic labour: minister

Kuwait and Manila signed a deal on Friday to regulate domestic workers, after a dispute between the two countries led to a ban on Filipino ...

UN urges Saudi Arabia to halt Yemen migrant deportations

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UN urges Saudi Arabia to halt Yemen migrant deportations

Thousands of migrants have been deported by Saudi authorities to war-torn Yemen, with the UN urging Riyadh to halt the deportations.

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Turkish man deported after 'accidentally entering Greece'

A Turkish man arrested by Greek soldiers for straying into Greece has been back deported to Turkey.

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Greece: Police use tear gas on violent anti-migrant protesters

Angry anti-migrant protesters clashed with police on the island of Lesbos during a demonstration against a European Union migration ...

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Ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait now permanent: Duterte

The row between Kuwait and the Philippines escalated further as President Duterte announced that Filipinos are now permanently banned from ...

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Algeria expects influx of migrants after EU crackdown

More migrants and refugees from sub-Saharan Africa are expected to arrive in Algeria following the European Union's decision to close its doors, ...

Eleven people dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast

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Eleven people dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast

Hundreds have been rescued after shipwrecks off the Libya coast.

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Mediterranean countries launch plan to identify dead migrants

More than 20,000 migrants have disappeared or died while trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean.

UAE-backed forces 'rape, abuse' African migrants detained in Yemen

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UAE-backed forces 'rape, abuse' African migrants detained in Yemen

The International Organization for Migration says some 87,000 people sought to reach war-torn Yemen from the Horn of Africa by boat in ...

Who are the French and Tunisian Islamic State soldiers?

Yassine Nabli and Malek Lakhal

Who are the French and Tunisian Islamic State soldiers?

Comment: France and Tunisia face similar challenges, and must seek to alleviate the exclusion that has become so widespread among their young ...

Number of migrants detained in Libya drastically reduced

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Number of migrants detained in Libya drastically reduced

The number of migrants held by Libyan authorities has fallen from 27,000 in May last year to 5,200.

#WalkToPalestine activist Benjamin Ladraa crosses Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge

Charlie Faulkner

#WalkToPalestine activist Benjamin Ladraa crosses Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge

Feature: Benjamin Ladraa's 5,000km walk from Sweden to Palestine aims to raise awareness about Israeli violations in the occupied territories. ...

Marta Bellingreri

The struggle of refugee women across the sea

Feature: Women escaping war-torn countries to enter Europe for a better life are faced with many calamities, suffering the fate of all refugees along with gender-based violence, writes Marta Bellingreri.

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Britain offers expertise for Libya to curb migration

The UK has offered "practical support" to Libya in order to decrease migration through Libya.

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Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx

Some 227 Afghan migrants boarded a charter flight from Erzurum in northeastern Turkey back to Kabul early on Sunday morning, the Dogan news ...

Malia Bouattia

Uniting against #PunishAMuslimDay: A year-round challenge

Comment: The issue of Islamophobia is structural; embedded in the UK's foreign and domestic policy, writes Malia Bouattia.

The disheartening impossibility of leaving Gaza through Rafah border

Muhammad Shehada

The disheartening impossibility of leaving Gaza through Rafah border

Blog: Muhammad Shehada recalls his family's failed attempt to leave Gaza through the Rafah border, an experience hundreds go through.

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Four migrants found dead off Spain, others missing

The bodies of four migrants were recovered in the waters of the Strait of Gibraltar between Morocco and southern Spain.

Solidarity with the #Stansted15

Malia Bouattia

Solidarity with the #Stansted15

Comment: Threatening those who take direct action to stop deportations with 'terrorism' charges is an attempt to terrify activists, writes Malia ...

Suicides rise as South Sudan struggles with post trauma

The New Arab

Suicides rise as South Sudan struggles with post trauma

Thirty-one people attempted to kill themselves in 2017 at the "Protection of Civilians" displacement camp in South Sudan, the International ...

Italy's newcomers face post-election hostility from all sides

Marta Bellingreri

Italy's newcomers face post-election hostility from all sides

In-depth: After an election which saw many Italians turn to anti-immigrant parties on both the left and the right, Italy's newcomers fear for ...

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