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Ash Gallagher

Refugees

A refugee's gruelling odyssey - from Eritrea to Germany

After fleeing conscription, Brahane Tesfay went to Israel, Rwanda, Sudan and Libya - before finally reaching Germany.

Refugees

Arduous wait for refugees in overwhelmed Germany

Frustrated by long queues, thousands of refugees register with German authorities struggling with the recent influx.

War & Conflict

West Bank watchmen on guard for Israeli intruders

After an arson attack that killed two in Duma, Palestinians formed a neighbourhood watch group.

Politics

US Christian charities bankroll Israeli settlements

Christian groups have poured millions of dollars into Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Environment

Beirut’s trash problem spurs search for alternatives

Lebanon’s biggest landfill closed last week – but government officials have so far failed to find a new dumpsite.