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Many schools in Amman and Irbid suffer from overcrowding (AFP/File)
November 22, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Jordan is among the 37 countries worldwide in which prospects for children are declining in at least one key respect, according to a UNICEF global analysis conducted on the occasion of the World Children's Day celebrated on Monday.
Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim, who is currently based in Turkey, trained hundreds of women in Syria to become citizen journalists (AFP/File)
November 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Marvin Gate does not look like a Marvin. This masculine pseudonym became essential to her security in 2015 when she began secretly working with a motley crew of photographers in cities across Syria, documenting the daily lives of ordinary people during the war.
“These children are being denied a future
November 21, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
On the anniversary of Universal Children’s Day, international NGO Save the Children released a statement highlighting ongoing the rights violations of Palestinian children in the occupied territory by Israel.
Eastern Ghouta has been under siege by regime forces since Dec. 2012 (AFP/File)
November 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The new toll takes to 527 the number of babies who died of malnutrition caused by the regime blockade in the region since 2014.
Mosul’s local authorities do not have the required machines or financial resources to rescue victims' bodies from under the rubble (AFP/File)
November 20, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
Hundreds of bodies are still trapped under the rubble in the Old City — the civil defense teams cannot pull them out because of the booby traps, improvised explosive devices and car bombs that have been left behind by the militants.
Sanitation is connected to 19% of Egyptian villages (Shutterstock/File)
November 20, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The coverage of sanitation across the country is 56%, according to the Minister of Housing Utilities and Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouly.
Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Al Bawaba
November 20, 2017 - 14:50 GMT
Bin Salman wants to unify Saudi's military--that could actually threaten his power more than anything else he has done so far
One of the worst countries on earth for children is war-torn Yemen (AFP)
November 20, 2017 - 12:19 GMT
As we mark World Children’s Day, the Middle East is among the worst places on the planet for children with many youngsters facing poverty, abuse, and even death.
ISIS established schools, training camps and a new curriculum to disseminate its ideology (AFP/File)
November 20, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
As ISIS continues to lose territory in its major strongholds in Syria, activists and civil society organizations are leading deradicalization efforts, hoping ultimately to erase the militants’ ideological legacy.
“For Universal Children’s day, I only wish that no child cries, or feels sad
November 19, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Millions of children in war-weary Syria continue to be deprived of their most basic rights -- education, health, and protection for violence, a refugee rights body said.
The number of displaced people has remained stable (AFP/File)
November 19, 2017 - 08:22 GMT
An international official said that the decline of clashes with the rebels groups and inter-communal violence did not help to create a conducive environment for the return of displaced people to their area of origin.
Al-Qaim was recaptured by the Iraqi army late last month (AFP/File)
November 16, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
At least 25 percent of Iraq’s Al-Qaim district, which the army recently recaptured from ISIS, has been “totally destroyed,” a local official said Thursday.
Last month, the city council said it would strip her of the Freedom of Oxford, bestowed in 1997 (AFP/File)
November 15, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
Aung San Suu Kyi’s failure to speak out against the mass killing of Rohingya Muslims has seen her reputation as a force for democracy and liberty greatly tarnished.
The publication, which is free of charge and available as an online version, is entirely shaped by refugees, whether in Zaatari camp or abroad (AFP/File)
November 15, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Started in 2014 through a grant from the government of Japan, The Road Media is the first of its kind news publication in a refugee camp setting.
An internally displaced family in Kabul, in 2015 (AFP)
November 14, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The U.N. in Afghanistan said on Monday the ragging violence in Afghanistan has displaced an additional 19,000 more people, piling the total to 338,000 this year alone.
 Mohammed Huwais/AFP PHOTO
November 14, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
As the world watches the growing conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Yemen undergoes one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world