The recent incidents of Ethiopian maids being dumped by their employers yet again reveals how Lebanon's unregulated Kafala system affects people of colour.
Israeli-run Jerusalem Municipality claimed the Turkish aid agency's plaque was removed because “it was placed without permission,” but official documents accessed by Anadolu Agency disprove this pretext.
The UN says the "last thing" Libya needs is more conflict on its territory, after Egypt warned of military intervention in the neighbouring country.
Fighting in the Middle East's poorest country, war-torn Yemen, steps up between the Houthi rebels and the Western-backed Saudi coalition forces, who have been criticised for commonly targeting civilians, mostly children.
Ankara and Tripoli share common interests in the Eastern Mediterranean region and will make sure the legitimate government cannot be threatened by "any dictator or any terrorist like Haftar," Turkey's vice president said.
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Turkey's Foreign Ministry said the UAE has provided arms, military equipment, and mercenary support to coup plotters in Libya for years. Turkey backs Libya's internationally recognised government.
Russia’s Wagner Group, one of the most controversial groups among mercenaries, used nerve agent against Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) forces in Salah al Din area in southern Tripoli, Libya's interior minister Fathi Bashagha said.
Warlord Khalifa Haftar is losing Libyan territories after launching fresh attacks on Tripoli, while his rival, the UN-backed government, gained crucial support from the US and UK.
In what's described as "the world's largest open-air prison" 13 coronavirus cases have been confirmed, with all patients in quarantine.
Already under a 21-day lockdown, South Africa is now embarking on the widespread testing and quarantine campaign involving some 10,000 field workers who are being sent out into homes in villages, towns and cities to screen for symptoms.
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