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In-depth: Romania is far from experiencing a “migration crisis” on the Black Sea, experts say, while aid workers and refugees say the country needs better integration policies.

A fishing boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey’s coast in the Black Sea early on Friday, killing at least four and leaving 20 others missing, the Turkish coast guard said.

Millions of dollars in aid for Syrian children '<em>missing</em>'

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Millions of dollars in aid for Syrian children 'missing'

Human Rights Watch has called for greater transparency and monitoring of aid pledged to Syrian refugees as it finds large discrepancies in how much money is eventually received.

Sarin denial and journalism's race to the bottom

Alexander Schinis

Sarin denial and journalism's race to the bottom

Comment: When Assad gassed his own people in Khan Sheikhoun, a cluster of journalists flocked to give him cover. They must all be held to ...

Netanyahu backs far-right party plan to 'annex West Bank'

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Netanyahu backs far-right party plan to 'annex West Bank'

In a pre-recorded video message played to attendees who took part in National Union-Tkuma's conference, Netanyahu said he was "pleased" the ...

Tom Charles

Is UK's Labour shifting back to a pro-Israel stance?

Comment: Labour may be forced to adopt a pro-Israel position, despite its new pro-Palestinian leadership, writes Tom Charles.

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Lebanon holds state funeral for soldiers killed by IS

President Michel Aoun presided over the ceremony held at the Defence Ministry near Beirut, during which the soldiers were awarded Lebanon’s ...

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#Voice4Alan: UNHCR launches campaign to mark Alan Kurdi's death

To mark the 3-year-old’s death anniversary, UNHCR launches "Remember the Name. Remember the Day." campaign to draw attention to continued ...

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Lebanese soldiers killed by IS to receive state funeral

Lebanon will hold a state funeral on Friday for the nine soldiers killed by IS militants after they were kidnapped three years ago, Lebanese ...

Palestinians need more than Guterres' two-state dreams

Hasan Abu Nimah

Palestinians need more than Guterres' two-state dreams

Comment: The UN chief skilfully tiptoed around the core issues, it's time he made a clear call to action, writes Hasan Abu Nimah.

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Festival showcasing Iraqi culture and cuisine comes to Glasgow

A two-day festival celebrating Iraqi culture is coming to Glasgow, part of a social enterprise initiative founded by three friends who aim to ...

Leaked emails reveal UAE ambassador's hyper-sexual 'double life'

Diana Alghoul

Leaked emails reveal UAE ambassador's hyper-sexual 'double life'

Al-Otaiba reportedly hired $10,000-a-night prostitutes and considered fake 'sex contracts' for underage girls, making them declare they were ...

London activists demand end to enforced disappearances in UAE

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London activists demand end to enforced disappearances in UAE

On the UN's International Day of the Disappeared, activists in London have sought to draw attention to cases of enforced disappearances in the ...

Day of the Disappeared: Almost 80,000 Syrians still <em>missing</em>

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Day of the Disappeared: Almost 80,000 Syrians still missing

On International Day of the Disappeared, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called on the Syrian regime to reveal the fate of ...

Yemeni boy hangs himself over 'lack of Eid clothes'

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Yemeni boy hangs himself over 'lack of Eid clothes'

A 12-year-old Yemeni boy has become the latest victim in a wave of suicides in the poverty-stricken country, where a war has killed thousands ...

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Lebanon finds remains of soldiers held by IS

Lebanon has located the remains of eight soldiers kidnapped three years ago by the Islamic State group along the restive eastern border with Syria.

The New Arab & agencies

US military helicopter crashes off southern coast of Yemen

A US military Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the southern coast of Yemen while training its crew, leaving one service member ...

The New Arab & agencies

Spain identifies Barcelona attack suspect as manhunt widens

Spanish police have identified the driver of a van used in last week's Barcelona terror attacks, as the manhunt for the main suspect widens ...

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Spanish police search for Moroccan imam following Barcelona attacks

Investigators searched the home of Abdelbaki es Satty, an imam who abruptly quit working at a mosque in the Spanish town near Barcelona.

Rising refugee flow to Spain could become 'big emergency'

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Rising refugee flow to Spain could become 'big emergency'

More than 9,000 people have arrived in Spain from North Africa so far this year, surpassing 2016 totals, with a "big emergency" predicted if the ...

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Grenfell: Protesters 'silent' march as UK reveals inquiry terms

Hundreds of people marched silently to remember the victims of the Grenfell fire on Monday, as the government confirmed the terms of reference ...

Saudi government behind 'kidnapping, disappearance' of dissident princes

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Saudi government behind 'kidnapping, disappearance' of dissident princes

A recent BBC Arabic documentary presents new evidence on the alleged abduction and disappearance of princes from the House of Saud who have ...

'Lot of time' needed to rebuild GCC trust: Qatar

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'Lot of time' needed to rebuild GCC trust: Qatar

Qatar's foreign minister said it will take a 'lot of time' to rebuild any trust between sparring Gulf countries as the regional diplomatic ...

Yemen rebels crucify man for rape, murder of four-year-old

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Yemen rebels crucify man for rape, murder of four-year-old

Yemenis gathered in the capital for the execution of a man convicted of raping and killing a child; the second such death sentence carried out ...

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