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180M Children Threatened by Extreme Poverty, Conflicts: UNICEF

180M Children Threatened by Extreme Poverty, Conflicts: UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said, in a report released on Monday, that about 180 million children in 37 countries are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than 20 years ago. Unrest, conflict and poor governance are among the main cause

France First to Welcome Refugees Rescued from Libya by UN

France First to Welcome Refugees Rescued from Libya by UN

French officials announced on Monday that France will take in African refugees evacuated by the United Nations refugee agency from Libya to Niger. The refugees, who went through appalling living conditions at camps in the north African country, twere taken to Niger on November 11 by the UN High C

Railway Project Connects Saudi Cities with Makkah

Saudi Minister of Transport Nabeel al-Amoudi unveiled a railway project, linking Saudi cities with Makkah in addition to a land bridge project that connects the east of the kingdom with Jeddah Islamic Port. Amoudi revealed that the Haramain High-Speed train faced some obstacles that delayed its l

UAE Renews Commitment to Providing Aid to Somalia

UAE Renews Commitment to Providing Aid to Somalia

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan discussed on Monday with Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo means of upgrading collaboration and coordination with counterterrorism efforts. The two said that cooperation is key to upholding security and stability in Somalia.

US Slaps Sanctions on Firms, Individuals Linked to Iran Counterfeiting Network

US Slaps Sanctions on Firms, Individuals Linked to Iran Counterfeiting Network

US officials announced on Monday that the Trump administration imposed sanctions against a network of individuals and companies that are accused of counterfeiting currency to help the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. The sanctions target six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni curren

Iran Confirms Britain Will Pay £450 Mn over Canceled Arms Deal

Iran Confirms Britain Will Pay £450 Mn over Canceled Arms Deal

Britain will pay Iran an outstanding debt of more than £400 million, announced Tehran’s ambassador to the UK. “Britain is to pay Iran £450 million as an outstanding debt,” Hamid Baeidinejad said. Writing on his Telegram account, he explained: “An outstanding debt owed by the UK to Tehran will

Lebanon’s National Initiative Movement Calls for Confronting Iranian Infiltration

Lebanon’s National Initiative Movement warned on Saturday that the security of the country and other Arab states has for years been the victim of an ongoing offensive led by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and its affiliated militias, starting with “Hezbollah.” It therefore called for a national

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