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  • Iraq Agrees Railway Deal To Transport Fuel Products

    3 hours ago

    Iraq's state oil marketer SOMO said on Wednesday that it has agreed with a state-operated railway company to transport fuel oil products from refi...

  • UAE To Introduce Unemployment Insurance Reform

    May 09, 2022

    The United Arab Emirates is set to introduce a form of unemployment insurance, the Cabinet said on Monday. Reuters added that this is the late...

  • Dubai's Delivery Drivers Go On Strike

    May 03, 2022

    Food delivery drivers in Dubai launched a strike over the weekend, the Daily Sabah reported late Monday. The strike started on Saturday and en...

  • South, North Korean Leaders Exchange Letters Amid Tensions

    April 23, 2022

    The leaders of North and South Korea exchanged letters expressing hope for dialogue amid a halt in nuclear negotiations. Pyongyang’s official...

  • Arab Countries Welcome Yemen Formation Of Presidential Council

    April 08, 2022

    Arab countries have welcomed the formation of Yemen's Presidential Leadership Council. According to Anadolu News Agency on Thursday, Yemeni Pre...

  • India's School Hijab Ban Sparks More Criticism

    April 02, 2022

    A court ruling in India upholding a ban on Muslim students wearing Hijabs in schools has sparked more criticism from constitutional scholars and right...

  • Sri Lanka Lifts Curfew As Protesters Attack President's Home

    April 01, 2022

    Sri Lanka has lifted a curfew on Friday after a protest in which dozens of people were arrested and several police officers hurt. Reuters reports t...

  • Iran Welcomes Peace Plan To End Yemen War

    March 31, 2022

    Iran has welcomed the peace plan proposed by the Houthi movement in Yemen on Wednesday to end the seven-year war in the country. The Houthis announ...

  • Children In Syrian Camps Face Uncertain Future, NGO Warns

    March 24, 2022

    Children related to suspected extremist fighters held in Syrian camps may remain stranded and face an uncertain future. The 'Save the Children&...

  • Hong Kong Eases Strict COVID-19 Measures

    March 21, 2022

    Hong Kong plans to relax some anti-COVID-19 measures next month. This includes lifting a ban on flights from nine countries, reducing quaranti...

  • Houthi Rebels Launch Multiple Strikes On Saudi Sites

    March 21, 2022

    Yemen’s Houthi rebels unleashed a barrage of drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, targeting a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, water des...

  • China Records COVID-19 Deaths After Over A Year

    March 19, 2022

    China recorded some deaths from COVID-19 after more than a year on Saturday. This is as the infection prompted by the omicron variant push number o...

  • Israel Forces Palestinians To Close Their Shops

    March 18, 2022

    Israeli occupation forces have closed up shops in the Old City of Hebron and attacked Palestinian citizens with stun grenades, the Palestinian In...

  • Palestinians In Gaza Resume Umrah Pilgrimage After 2-Year Hiatus

    March 15, 2022

    Palestinian pilgrims in Gaza departed for Saudi Arabia for the Muslim Umrah pilgrimage on Monday. The Anadolu News Agency reports that this was for...

  • Millions Locked Down In China Amid Worst COVID-19 In Two Years

    March 13, 2022

    Millions of people in China were on lockdown on Sunday as virus cases doubled to nearly 3,400. This is as the anxiety mounted over the resilience o...