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Three of Mo’een Al Ali’s daughters watch on as their parents explain the barriers preventing them from going to school. Photograph: Peter Biro/European Union 2018

Three years have passed since the last time Mo’een Al Ali’s children stepped inside a school classroom. The local schools are full and the family cann(...)

Maran from Daraa in southern Syrian holds her newborn daughter Matin at the maternity hospital in the Zaatari refugee camp. Photograph: Peter Biro/European Union 2018

Baby Matin is less than five hours old when we meet. Matin’s mother Maran gingerly lifts her baby, swaddled in bundles of soft blankets, from the cot (...)

 File image of a test launch for an Israeli ballistic missile interceptor. File photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

The Israeli military said it shot down one of several anti-aircraft missiles launched on Friday at its air force as it was operating in Syria, in a ra(...)

Photo from 2005 shows the entrance of the Suaga (Suwaqa) prison, south of the capital Amman. Jordan hanged 15 death row prisoners including convicted “terrorists” at dawn on March 4th its information minister said, in a further break with a moratorium on executions it observed between 2006 and 2014. Photograph: Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images

Jordan executed 15 people on Saturday including 10 convicted on terrorism charges ranging from an attack a decade ago on Western tourists to the slay(...)

Syrian refugee children walk to  school during rainy weather at  Al Zaatari refugee camp in  Jordanian city of Mafraq, near  border with Syria. Photograph:  Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

“The future is dark, but in our architectural department, we’re already working on designs for rebuilding Syria some day,” says Raed (26), an architec(...)

Syrian refugee children at the souk in Al- Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan.  Photograph: Jordan Pix/Getty Images

Before the conflict in Syria emptied hundreds of thousands of refugees into Jordan, the kingdom’s government had made projections of population growth(...)