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Middle East

Libya ghost town: Residents of Tawergha return home

About 35,000 Tawerghans are living in camps across Libya since rebels captured the town in August 2011.

Asia

Philippines: Thousands still displaced in Marawi

The ISIL-inspired Maute group took control of Marawi last year, prompting thousands to flee and, a year after the fighting ended, many families are still displaced and searching for loved ones.

ISIS/ISIL

Mobile courts give hope to displaced Iraqis

The courts offer assistance in obtaining essential civil identification documents for families who have fled ISIL.

Mobile courts give hope to displaced Iraqis

Asia Pacific

Slow progress to end Myanmar's ethnic conflict

At least 30 people have been killed in fighting between security forces and rebels in Myanmar. Talks to end a decades-old internal conflict began last August with high hopes, but since then pessimism has set in.

Africa

UN: Nigeria's humanitarian crisis under constant neglect

A delegation from the United Nations is visiting camps in northeast Nigeria that are hosting people displaced by Boko Haram violence. More than two million people have been forced from their homes by the armed group.

Middle East

200,000 flee homes as Mosul battle rages

Number of displaced swollen by 45,000 who have fled city's west since push to seize it from ISIL began, says NGO.

Middle East

Children exposed to gas as 14,000 flee Mosul

Number of civilians escaping heavy battles between Iraqi army and ISIL skyrockets amid reports of chemical weapon use.

Reporter's Notebook

The man who serves up little smiles in Iraq's refugee camp

A popsicle and a smile might not be a substitute for a psychologist, but it makes the conditions more bearable for IDP children.

The man who serves up little smiles in Iraq's refugee camp

Somalia

Refugees stranded in Somalia after Kenya eviction

Somalis are returning to Kismayo in a "voluntary" process to a homeland still stricken by war, drought, and hardship.

Refugees stranded in Somalia after Kenya eviction

War & Conflict

Boko Haram gains ground in northern Nigeria

Army is fighting to retake Mubi, which was attacked by armed group last week, forcing thousands to flee.

Humanitarian crises

Iraqi refugees forced to live under ISIL

Iraq struggles to cope with its displaced population amid a financial crisis and lack of adequate funding by aid groups.

Iraqi refugees forced to live under ISIL

Humanitarian crises

Hundreds of families flee Libya's Benghazi

Rockets and artillery shells hit residential neighbourhoods, as street-to-street fighting rages between rival militias.

Hundreds of families flee Libya's Benghazi

Humanitarian crises

More than 100,000 'have now fled Myanmar'

At least 8,000 Rohingya have left country by boat in just two weeks, expert says, to escape persecution and violence.

More than 100,000 'have now fled Myanmar'

Humanitarian crises

Fleeing in S Sudan and asked to move again

UN temporarily stops relocating displaced people to new camps after facing resistance from a frightened population.

Fleeing in S Sudan and asked to move again

Politics

Civilians flee amid Kashmir border clashes

Villagers tell Al Jazeera human toll of cross-border fighting near disputed region of Kashmir.