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  • Local NGO risks, White Saviours, and the Sahel’s million new displaced: The Cheat Sheet
    IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.On our radarSahel violence displaces another million peopleRising conflict and insecurity are accelerating forced displacement across the Sahe…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Mar 19, 9:48am -
  • The blame game over Syria’s winter fuel crisis

    The blame game over Syria’s winter fuel crisis

    Millions of Syrians haven’t had enough fuel to cook their food and heat their homes this winter. Syria’s severe fuel shortages have had far-reaching knock-on effects, including a rise in food prices, driven by higher transport costs and curren…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Mar 19, 8:09pm -
  • Q&A: Top US aid fraud investigator defends tough counter-terror stance
    The USAID Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is a watchdog that has launched multiple investigations into aid diversion in Syria and Iraq, and banned at least 20 individuals and companies connected with an elaborate fraud involving Turkish supplie…
    - 44 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:17am -
  • In Syria’s Aleppo, a slow rebuild begins

    In Syria’s Aleppo, a slow rebuild begins

    More than two years after the Syrian government won a long and deadly battle for Aleppo, sounds of demolition and construction have replaced the explosions and gunfire that used to echo through the city’s centre. In the Old City’s labyrinthine…
    - 49 days ago, 30 Jan 19, 9:37am -
  • Venezuela on the brink, WhatsApping hate, and a Davos bright spot: The Cheat Sheet
    IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radarWhat next in Venezuela? The crisis in Venezuela has bubbled away for months, demanding media attention only when protests fla…
    - 54 days ago, 25 Jan 19, 10:42am -
  • Fleeing the last days of Islamic State in Syria

    Fleeing the last days of Islamic State in Syria

    As Kurdish forces advance on the last pockets of territory so-called Islamic State still controls in Syria, thousands of people are taking flight, and some of them say they have been living with extreme food shortages for months. Earlier this mont…
    - 55 days ago, 24 Jan 19, 9:02am -
  • Al-Shabab attacks, swine fever, and sexual harassment at the UN: The Cheat Sheet
    IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.On our radar Al-Shabab attacks civilians in Kenya and SomaliaIt has been a tragic week in East Africa, as militant group al-Shabab claimed r…
    - 61 days ago, 18 Jan 19, 9:06am -
  • Where there’s political will, there’s a way to protect civilians
    2018 was a disastrous year for civilians caught in conflict. In most conflict zones around the world, the majority of those killed were civilians. Those who survived suffered myriad physical, emotional, and economic hardships. In the Middle Eas…
    - 65 days ago, 14 Jan 19, 9:32am -
  • Nigerian militancy, refugee winters, and a drone in Yemen: The Cheat Sheet
    IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.On our radarMilitant attacks spike in NigeriaMore than 30,000 people have fled fighting in northeastern Nigeria's Borno State, most from Baga…
    - 68 days ago, 11 Jan 19, 11:14am -
  • “The world forgot us”: Women and healthcare in ruined Raqqa

    “The world forgot us”: Women and healthcare in ruined Raqqa

    More than a year after Raqqa was liberated from so-called Islamic State, tens of thousands of people who returned to a devastated city are still struggling to rebuild, and basic services – especially for women and children – are notably lacking.…
    - 71 days ago, 8 Jan 19, 8:07am -

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  • Foreign nationals suspected of Isis links 'not wanted' in Syrian camps
    Aid agencies struggle to cope with rise in new arrivals, with scores dying on the way to the settlementsAn estimated 7,000 women and children from more than 40 nations, including the US, UK, Australia and Europe, are living in tense and chaotic condi…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Mar 19, 3:00am -
  • France repatriates five orphaned children of jihadists from Syria
    French intervention likely to add weight to criticism of UK’s reluctance to do likewiseFrance has repatriated five orphaned children of French jihadists from camps in north-east Syria, where a five-year offensive against Islamic State is drawing to…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Mar 19, 1:58pm -
  • Billions pledged to help refugees inside Syria and on borders
    Numbers returning to Syria likely to exceed those leaving for first time during conflictForeign ministers have pledged as much as $7bn (£5.3bn) to help Syrian refugees inside the country and on its borders, as European officials consider the possibi…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 1:25pm -
  • Russian and Syrian airstrikes intensify on rebel-held Idlib
    Attack comes as Brussels pushes for Assad to agree to a UN-sanctioned political settlementRussia has sent in aircraft to attack the Syrian rebel-held province of Idlib in its first major assault for months, as foreign ministers gathered in Brussels t…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 5:55am -
  • Up to 3,000 Isis children living in 'extremely dire conditions'
    Unicef says numbers arriving from last enclave have overwhelmed Syrian campsAs many as 3,000 children born into Islamic State families are being housed in camps in north-east Syria, Unicef estimates, with many younger than six years old and living in…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 2:46pm -
  • UN plan for Syria should take priority | Letters
    While there is no clear picture of what next for the situation inside of Syria, donors should not write blank cheques for reconstruction, writes Cafod’s Anne StreetThe third EU and UN conference being held in Brussels this week to discuss the ongoi…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 1:39pm -
  • US alters Golan Heights designation from 'Israeli-occupied' to 'Israeli-controlled'
    State department changes term in annual human rights reportIsrael captured territory from Syria in 1967 warThe US has dropped its description of the Golan Heights from “Israeli-occupied” to “Israeli-controlled” in a state department report, t…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 11:54am -
  • Isis has my kids: I won't stop till I get them home to the US – video
    Four years ago, Bashir Shikder's wife Rashida flew from Florida to Syria with the couple's young children to join Isis, ignoring anguished Bashir's repeated pleas for her to return home. Now, after hearing news of his wife's death, and that his child…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 5:07am -
  • Syria, Skripal and MH17: how Bellingcat broke the news – podcast
    In 2012, Eliot Higgins began blogging about the news from his front room in Leicester. Seven years later, his investigative website Bellingcat has been responsible for revealing key aspects of some of the world’s biggest stories. And: Jonathan Free…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 11:00pm -
  • Ministers urged to help UK families of foreign fighters in Syria
    Conditions in al-Hawl camp, where Shamima Begum’s baby died, described as ‘dire’The UK government is being urged to move rapidly to help stranded families of British foreign fighters in Syria, including giving them access to cash, aid and indir…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 3:34pm -
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