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A slave trade for the 21st century has seen thousands of men, women and children trafficked from North Africa into Europe across some of the most peri(...)

Yemenis visit  graves on the second day of the Muslim religious holiday of Eid al-Adha, in Sana’a: Quincy authors argue the “largest single-year increase in regional interventionism” was the US-backed, Saudi-led war against Yemeni rebels. Photograph: Yahya Arhab

The traditional US practice of blaming Middle Eastern instability on intervention by a single “bad actor”, and claiming that containing the guilty pow(...)

The woman with real influence in the White House is the first lady, Jill Biden. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo

Remember when it was confidently proclaimed that a vote for Joe Biden was a vote for President Harris? Allegedly, Joe Biden would simply keep the(...)

Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (left) and his Abu Dhabi counterpart Mohammed bin Zayed during a meeting in   Abu Dhabi, UAE, in  2018. Photograph:Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Emirati and Saudi disagreements over oil production have revealed that the close relations between the once allied de facto rulers of these countries (...)

Migrants rescued by Tunisia’s national guard during an attempted crossing of the Mediterranean  in southern Tunisia on June 27th. File photograph: Fathi Nasri/AFP via Getty Images

At least 43 migrants drowned off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday, and 84 others were rescued, after their boat capsized overnight, the Tunisian Red C(...)

 Children wash kitchen utensils by the banks of the river Oubangui the capital Bangui, Central African Republic. Most of the population in Bangui live well below the poverty line, in a country traumatised by years of unrest. Photograph: Siegfried Modola/Getty Images

Russian mercenaries deployed in one of Africa’s most fragile countries killed civilians, looted homes and shot dead worshippers at a mosque during a (...)

The PSNI’s training operations in Oman are funded by the UK Foreign Office, via Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas (NI-CO), which is a not-for-profit public body owned by Invest NI.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is facing fresh scrutiny over its long-standing ‘public order’ and security training of Omani police, fo(...)

Migrants prepare food at a safe house in the Libyan town of Bani Walid in 2017. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP via Getty Images

A notorious human trafficker, who absconded from custody earlier this year, has been sentenced to life without parole in absentia in Ethiopia. Kidan(...)

Mali transitional president Col Assimi Goïta inspects a guard of honour after his swearing-in ceremony in Bamako, Mali, on Monday. Phptograph: Hadama Diakite/EPA

Col Assimi Goïta wore full military dress uniform when he swore on Monday to uphold the republican regime and democracy in Mali. Goïta has led two mi(...)

Still from Incoming #35, 2014-17© Richard Mosse. Courtesy of the artist, Jack Shainman Gallery and carlier|gebauer

Richard Mosse reminds me of a world I had almost forgotten. After a false start and a reschedule or two, we make contact on a Friday evening. The Iris(...)

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