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Yemen airstrikes resume- 15 allied fighters killed

Yemen airstrikes resume- 15 allied fighters killed

Jul 27, – The U.S.-backed coalition of mainly Gulf Arab countries has been waging an air campaign since March against the Iran-supported Shiite rebels, who control most of northern Yemen and the capital, Sanaa. The Saudi-led coalition launched new airstrikes in at least two Yemeni provinces on Monday, piercing a humanitarian pause that started at […]

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Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Nov 04, – Egypt’s deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi was brought Monday from the secret location of his four-month detention to face trial on charges of incitement of violence and murder. In his first public appearance since his ouster in a coup on July 3, Morsi tells the judge that he is the country’s “legitimate” […]

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Largest camp for Syrian refugees becoming a city

Largest camp for Syrian refugees becoming a city

Nov 01, – Zaatari, a desert camp near Jordan’s border with Syria, is far from that ideal. Life is tough here. The strong often take from the weak, women fear going to communal bathrooms after dark, sewage runs between pre-fab trailers and boys hustle for pennies carting goods in wheelbarrows instead of going to school. […]

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Greek workers start 48-hour public sector strike

Greek workers start 48-hour public sector strike

Sep 24, – Greek civil servants walked off the job Tuesday at the start of a 48-hour public sector strike, the second in as many weeks, to protest job cuts required for the country to continue receiving international rescue loans. State school, tax office and hospital workers joined the strike, while ambulances services were to […]

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Egypt troops surround Islamist stronghold by Cairo

Egypt troops surround Islamist stronghold by Cairo

Sep 19, – A Egyptian security forces backed by helicopters surrounded a town outside Cairo known to be an Islamist stronghold after exchanging fire with armed men who killed a senior police officer early Thursday, state media reported. Egypt’s official news agency said Gen. Nabil Farrag, an aide to the police chief of the city of […]

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Rocky road to the top for women in advancing their careers,

Rocky road to the top for women in advancing their careers,

May 9, AP – German Chancellor Angela Merkel bluntly asked the women from the outset to share their experiences. Especially any difficulties they faced when it came to advancing their careers. The discussion at the chancellery was merciless and lively – entrepreneurs, mayors and scientists did not mince their words. One hundred women, who are, […]

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