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Kenya orders closure of two refugee camps, gives ultimatum to UN agency
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Kenya orders closure of two refugee camps, gives ultimatum to UN agency

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya on Wednesday ordered the closure of two sprawling camps that host hundreds of thousands of refugees…
Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families
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Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

The deaths stacked up: a policeman shot dead with a pistol equipped with a silencer, a local official gunned down,…
Camp closures force Iraqi families back to shattered homes
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Camp closures force Iraqi families back to shattered homes

DEBAJA, Iraq (AP) — After living in a camp for three years, 70-year-old Merhi Hamed Abdullah returned to his village…
Years after ISIS, Iraqis forced out of camps into uncertain future
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Years after ISIS, Iraqis forced out of camps into uncertain future

BALAD, Iraq (Reuters) – Last month, Iraqi authorities gave families displaced by the war against Islamic State just 48 hours…
Uzbekistan to repatriate more citizens from crowded Syrian camps, source says
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Uzbekistan to repatriate more citizens from crowded Syrian camps, source says

TASHKENT (Reuters) – Uzbekistan plans to repatriate another group of its citizens, mostly women and children, from Syria where they…
Kurdish-led authority releases dozen of Syrians from IS Camp
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Kurdish-led authority releases dozen of Syrians from IS Camp

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led authorities Monday released dozens of Syrian families from one of the largest camps in northeastern Syria…
Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down
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Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down

MYTILENE, Greece (AP) — Thousands of protesting refugees and migrants left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires…
UN detects virus cases in Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
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UN detects virus cases in Syrian refugee camp in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday it has confirmed two coronavirus cases in the Azraq…
More COVID-19 cases in Syria’s overcrowded rebel enclave
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More COVID-19 cases in Syria’s overcrowded rebel enclave

BEIRUT (AP) — At least two doctors in Syria’s opposition-held northwest have been infected with the coronavirus, according to a…
Nine years of war. Nine portraits of kids who dream of home
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Nine years of war. Nine portraits of kids who dream of home

ATMEH CAMP, Syria (Reuters) – Four-month-old Abdul Rahman, propped up on pillows on a blue blanket in his family’s tent.…
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