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More than 100,000 Libyans flee fighting over past month

More than 100,000 Libyans flee fighting over past month

GENEVA, November 14 (UNHCR) The UN Refugee Agency on Friday reported that intense fighting among rival armed groups in western, eastern and south-eastern Libya has forced more than 100,000 people to flee their homes in the past month. The stepped up conflict is...

3 Million Reasons Why Your Heart Will Break In One Video

"I’ve been plunged into despair but I’ve been healed by looking around and seeing what we do for each other to bring each other back up from the depths.” Neil Gaiman “We watch the news about Syria and the situation is bleak. In May when I travelled to Jordan with the...

Statelessness in Lebanon: Leal’s Story

"To be stateless is like you don't exist, you simply don't exist. You live in a parallel world with no proof of your identity" - Leal Leal was born in Lebanon but is stateless. Her grandfather was Lebanese but did not register the birth of Leal's father. As Leal's...

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