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

An Israeli human rights organisation has slammed Israel's 'unlawful' killing of Palestinian civilians during The Great Return march.

Syrian regime retakes region outside capital from rebels

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Syrian regime retakes region outside capital from rebels

Syria’s regime on Wednesday moved to tighten its grip on the capital as it retook a region outside Damascus from rebels and pounded southern districts to oust militants.

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

Marta Bellingreri

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

Feature: Marta Bellingreri speaks to the documentary makers of 'Women out of Darkness,' telling the story of four women by intertwining their ...

Multi-billion dollar donor pledge for Syrian refugee aid 'inadequate'

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Multi-billion dollar donor pledge for Syrian refugee aid 'inadequate'

International donors have pledged $4.4 billion in aid for 2018 for civilians caught up in the Syrian civil war - well short of a UN target.

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Red Cross 'flooded' by missing requests in Syria

The past six months have seen a surge in the number of missing requests filed to the Red Cross by Syrians looking for missing relatives.

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Syria blocks aid into Ghouta as donors pledge $4.4bn

The Syrian regime is yet to allow UN humanitarian aid into Eastern Ghouta since retaking it two weeks ago, as $4.4bn pledged toward Syria is ...

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'Screw Lebanon': Racist Lebanese song mocking Syrians infuriates refugees

Calls for a Lebanese TV channel to be shut down spread as a song mocking Syrian refugees goes viral.

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Palestinian refugee agency '$200 million short' after Trump cuts

US President Donald Trump's administration has so far committed only $60 million to the UN's Palestinian refugee agency this year, down from ...

Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli snipers in Gaza dies

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Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli snipers in Gaza dies

Unarmed journalist Ahmed Abu Hussein, 25, died on Wednesday after being shot by Israeli forces in Gaza

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Bring Syria to peace talks, EU tells Russia, Iran

The second round of Brussels talks on the future of Syria will see the EU press Assad backers Russia and Iran to engage in UN peace efforts.

Donors set to pledge billions for Syria

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Donors set to pledge billions for Syria

International donors are expected to pledge billions of dollars for Syria after the UN's special envoy warned of a looming humanitarian disaster ...

Syria's Idlib on verge of becoming 'new Aleppo': UN

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Syria's Idlib on verge of becoming 'new Aleppo': UN

As the Assad regime sets its sights on rebel-held northern Syria, UN experts warn of devastating crisis in the overpopulated area if a ...

UN aid chief says $8bn needed to help Syrians

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UN aid chief says $8bn needed to help Syrians

Mark Lowcock said a huge sum needs to be raised at a donor conference in Brussels on Wednesday to help Syrians affected by the bloody civil war.

Saudi king awarded 'Personality of the Year'

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Saudi king awarded 'Personality of the Year'

Despite a deadly war in neighbouring Yemen, Saudi Arabia's King Salman has been awarded 'Personality of the Year' for his role in uniting and ...

CJ Werleman

Israel will not make it to 100

Comment: Israel has historically enjoyed the bipartisan support of the US, but sympathies are changing and the era of unconditional political support is coming to an end, writes CJ Werleman.

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#StGeorgesDay: The historic saint of England helping refugees today

Thousands of people use St. George’s Day to remind the English of the spirit of multiculturalism in honour of the 'immigrant' St George, at a ...

Jaclynn Ashly

'The only solution to the Nakba is return'

In-depth: The bloody legacy of Israel's creation continues to be felt by refugee families Jaclynn Ashly.

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Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian assassination case

Malaysian authorities released computer-generated images of the motorcyclists suspected of being involved in the drive-by shooting that killed a ...

Death toll from Gaza protest killings rises to 40

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Death toll from Gaza protest killings rises to 40

As Gaza protests enter the fourth week, two Palestinians have succumb to their wounds seeing the death toll rise to 40, following Israel's use ...

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Merkel suggests 'new anti-Semitism' from Arab refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has claimed there is a 'new phenomenon' of anti-semitism coming from Arab refugees.

Israel arrests 15 Hamas members after Malaysia assassination

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Israel arrests 15 Hamas members after Malaysia assassination

Israel claimed to arrest 15 Hamas members in an overnight raid, hours after the Palestinian movement vowed revenge over an assassination of a ...

Natalie Portman snubs Israeli ceremony to 'protest Netanyahu'

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Natalie Portman snubs Israeli ceremony to 'protest Netanyahu'

Natalie Portman said she was backing out of a Jerusalem ceremony where she was to receive a $2 million prize to protest the policies of Israeli ...

Child among four Palestinians killed during Friday's Gaza protests

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Child among four Palestinians killed during Friday's Gaza protests

Four Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli troops during protests on the Gaza border Friday, in the latest killing of protesters.

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