"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
The country also has to deal with a massive and costly influx of refugees from Syria & Iraq, for which it feels it does not get enough recognition or support.
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It's after Palestinians accused Israel of using the high-profile fixture to underpin their disputed claim over Jerusalem.
After pressure from Palestinians, Argentina won't play in Jerusalem.
Jordan's King Abdullah calls for a review of a controversial tax law as thousands take to the streets for a fifth night
Human rights groups have denounced a recent crackdown on campaigners against the ban on women drivers.
A new report from Amnesty International says they have enough evidence for potential war crimes from the war in Syria
A Turkish opposition party has bought up Google advertising space to highlight human rights abuses ahead of this month’s elections.
Ancient ashes discovered by archaeologists in Turkey reveal details of a huge volcanic eruption 3,600 years ago
90% of food supplies pass through Hodeidah
Several Jordanians were injured during a demonstration that was held near the Prime Ministry in Amman on Saturday in protest against the new income law and calling for the resignation of the government.
It happened off the coast of Turkey's southern province of Antalya on Sunday. Five were rescued by the Turkish coastguard and fishermen
It's in retaliation after militants fired rockets on Saturday on Israel
Thousands of Palestinians took part Saturday in the funeral procession of a colleague who was shot dead by Israeli troops.
Sisi is sworn in as Egyptian president after winning more than 97 percent of votes in the controversial March election.
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A modern Arabic calligraphy exhibition at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization brings to light how the practice, that dates back to the 7th century, is moving with the times.
More than two million Syrian children don’t go to school and they’re among refugees in countries such as Turkey. We’re looking at the risk of a lost
Twitter users have responded to Saudi Arabia's new draft law criminalising sexual harassment
A ceasefire between armed groups in the Gaza strip and Israel seemed to be holding on Wednesday after one of the worst days of violence since the 2014 war.
A Europe-bound boat carrying 17 passengers, some of whom were injured in recent clashes with Israeli forces, has been captured a short distance from the Gaza port.
The Egyptian and Liverpool FC forward has landed in Valencia
Egyptian Sports Minister says Salah will undergo two weeks of treatment in Liverpool before joining Egypt camp
Syrian Observatory on Human Rights says dozens killed in attack
And in Israel the funeral is held for a soldier who died of his injuries whilst raiding a refugee camp in the West Bank.
Currency's poor performance is an issue in upcoming elections
12-year-old girl is victim as storm moves on from Yemen
Falling currency and rising inflation pose problems for Erdogan
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More than twenty years ago, the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) was set-up to bridge the cultural gap between the local community and the estimated 200 nationalities living and working in the UAE.
Lira rallies at the end of the day after falling five percent
Paraguay is now the third country to move its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv after the US and Guatamala relocated last week.