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UN concerned about detained migrants vanishing in Libya
Middle East

UN concerned about detained migrants vanishing in Libya

ON BOARD THE GEO BARENTS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — A UN migration agency official expressed concerns Friday over…
Amnesty: Syria refugees suffered abuse, torture upon return
Middle East

Amnesty: Syria refugees suffered abuse, torture upon return

BEIRUT (AP) — A number of Syrian refugees who returned home have been subjected to detention, disappearance and torture at…
Erdogan says Turkey will not be “Europe’s migrant storage unit” amid Afghanistan turmoil
Middle East

Erdogan says Turkey will not be “Europe’s migrant storage unit” amid Afghanistan turmoil

ANKARA, Aug 19 (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday urged European countries to take responsibility for migrants coming from…
Afghanistan: Taliban offensive puts Iran in a bind
Middle East

Afghanistan: Taliban offensive puts Iran in a bind

Iran has been beefing up its military presence along its border with Afghanistan since early May when US-led foreign troops…
To get to Europe, Tunisian migrants turn to ‘self-smuggling’
Middle East

To get to Europe, Tunisian migrants turn to ‘self-smuggling’

In a self-made video, posted live on Facebook, young Tunisians on the boat clattering noisily toward the Italian coastline look relaxed, as…
Germany and Netherlands suspend deportations to Afghanistan
Middle East

Germany and Netherlands suspend deportations to Afghanistan

Germany will temporarily stop deportations to Afghanistan due to the unstable security situation, the German Interior Ministry told DW on Wednesday.…
MP requests urgent response from Foreign Ministry on detention of 250 Egyptians in Libya
Egypt

MP requests urgent response from Foreign Ministry on detention of 250 Egyptians in Libya

MP Essam al-Omda, a member of the Defense and National Security Committee in the House of Representatives from the Abnoub…
Turkey says it won’t shoulder new Afghan migration, slams US
Middle East

Turkey says it won’t shoulder new Afghan migration, slams US

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s foreign ministry has called the United States “irresponsible” after the Biden administration announced it would expand…
UN: Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 57 thought dead
Middle East

UN: Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 57 thought dead

CAIRO (AP) — A boat carrying African migrants capsized off Libya’s coast Monday, leaving at least 57 people presumed dead,…
UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast
Middle East

UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard intercepted Wednesday four boats in the Mediterranean Sea carrying migrants trying to reach Europe,…
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