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Palestinians Protest Lebanon Crackdown on Unlicensed Foreign Workers

Palestinians Protest Lebanon Crackdown on Unlicensed Foreign Workers

A couple of hundred Palestinian refugees protested Tuesday in the streets of Beirut against Lebanon's Labor Ministry cracking down on businesses employing foreign workers without a permit. They and dozens of demonstrators in Palestinian refugee camps in the capital, as well as the south and east

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood is Source of World’s Extremist Organizations

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood is Source of World’s Extremist Organizations

Egypt said all takfiri groups stem from the same extremist ideological source established by the Muslim Brotherhood organization, stressing the need to continue efforts to address terrorism in all its forms.

Rights Group: Civilians Pay Human Cost of Yemen's War

A Yemeni human rights group said civilians are paying the human cost of the country's five-year war. In a report released on Tuesday in Paris, Mwatana for Human Rights said humanitarian aid has been blocked at a time of impending famine and civilians can no longer move around the country freely

Hariri Stresses Commitment to Develop Lebanon’s Maritime Capabilities

Hariri Stresses Commitment to Develop Lebanon’s Maritime Capabilities

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri renewed his commitment to UN Security Council Resolutions 1701 and 2433, which stipulate that Lebanon should develop a plan for the enhancement and development of its maritime capabilities. Hariri visited on Monday the UNIFIL Maritime Task Force (MTF) at the Be

Efforts Underway to Contain Palestinian Labor Crisis in Lebanon

Efforts Underway to Contain Palestinian Labor Crisis in Lebanon

The Palestinian leadership intervened on Monday in the Palestinian-Lebanese crisis that was triggered by the Labor Ministry’s crack down on illegal foreign workers in Lebanon. Labor Minister Kamil Abu Suleiman’s measures was initially launched to target Syrian workers in Lebanon in wake of the re

Hodeidah Meetings End without Breakthrough

Hodeidah Meetings End without Breakthrough

The second day of a joint meeting of the Redeployment Coordination Committee in Yemen ended without a breakthrough as the Iran-backed Houthi militias continued to avoid the implementation of the first phase of the Stockholm agreement, Yemeni government sources said Monday.

Algeria Arrests 5 for Planning Attacks on Demonstrators

Algeria Arrests 5 for Planning Attacks on Demonstrators

The Algerian army has arrested five suspects for planning “attacks” against anti-government demonstrations, the defense ministry said on Sunday in reference to the popular movement that has swept the country since February 22. They were arrested in “anti-terrorist” raids between July 3 and 7 in t

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