New Internationalist

Middle East

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Islamic State’s plan, and the West’s trap

Paul Rogers looks at lessons not learnt and the dangers of expanding the war against IS.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Syria Terrorism

Paris attacks – the Saudi connection

To tackle Islamic State’s terrorism we must stand in solidarity with its mainly Muslim victims, argues Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: France Saudi Arabia

‘I will never move until I die or we get our freedom’

Noreen Sadik tells the story of recently deceased Palestinian Hashem Azzeh, who struggled for freedom, family and home.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

And finally... Susan Abulhawa

Graeme Green talks to the Palestinian American author and human rights activist.

Filed in: Fiction Human Rights Palestine

The tiny Lebanese village taking more refugees than Britain

One small village hosts 5,000 Syrians, outstripping Britain’s pledge for a year. Michaela Whitton reports.

Filed in: Lebanon Refugees

Bethlehem Aida camp under siege

West Bank tensions escalate as Palestinian refugees mourn the murder of a young boy, Lydia Noon reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Refugees

Syrian refugees in Bangkok: caught between a rock and a hard place

Alexi Demetriadi reports on those forced to choose between a fast and slow death.

Filed in: Migration Syria Thailand

Fortress Europe

The final part of Hussam’s story, set at the intersection of European immigration policy and the Syrian war. By Emily Gowdey-Backus.

Filed in: Refugees Syria Violence War and Peace

Future conditional: temporary refuge in Turkey

Emily Gowdey-Backus details one refugee’s story, set at the intersection of European immigration policy and the Syrian war.

Filed in: Migration Syria Turkey

Escape from Syria

Emily Gowdey-Backus details one refugee’s story, set at the intersection of European immigration policy and the Syrian war.

Filed in: Migration Syria Turkey

Saudi appointment to UN human rights panel is a farce

Felicity Arbuthnot considers a spectacular new low for the United Nations.

Filed in: Human Rights Saudi Arabia UN

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