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Germany and Netherlands join Norway in Qatar World Cup human rights message
Middle East

Germany and Netherlands join Norway in Qatar World Cup human rights message

With the tournament less than two years away, players are now joining human rights campaigners, fans and sections of the…
Saudi Arabia to remove key restrictions on migrant laborers
Middle East

Saudi Arabia to remove key restrictions on migrant laborers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced reforms that will abolish some key restrictions tying millions…
Officials: Nigerian migrant burned alive in Libya’s Tripoli
Middle East

Officials: Nigerian migrant burned alive in Libya’s Tripoli

CAIRO (AP) — A migrant worker was burned to death in the Libyan capital, UN and government officials said Wednesday,…
Ethiopian maids ‘dumped’ in the streets in Lebanon as COVID hits
Middle East

Ethiopian maids ‘dumped’ in the streets in Lebanon as COVID hits

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian mother Alemtsehay Nasir went to Lebanon dreaming that her maid’s job would let her earn…
Lebanon’s migrant workers’ plight worsens as crises multiply
Middle East

Lebanon’s migrant workers’ plight worsens as crises multiply

BEIRUT (AP) — Long before the pandemic struck, they lived and worked in conditions that rights groups called exploitative —…
Trapped migrant workers suffer from Lebanon’s dollar crisis, lockdown
Middle East

Trapped migrant workers suffer from Lebanon’s dollar crisis, lockdown

BEIRUT (Reuters) — Temitope can’t find work in Lebanon since the Nigerian domestic worker escaped her employer’s house last month.…
Virus traps, sickens foreign laborers in Gulf Arab states
Middle East

Virus traps, sickens foreign laborers in Gulf Arab states

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long a lifeline for families back home, migrant workers in oil-rich Gulf Arab states…
Coronavirus hits migrant workers in Qatar
Middle East

Coronavirus hits migrant workers in Qatar

DUBAI (Reuters) — Qatar’s old industrial zone has emerged as a hot spot for coronavirus in the Gulf Arab state,…
Kuwait releases man who brutally assaulted Egyptian worker
Egypt

Kuwait releases man who brutally assaulted Egyptian worker

Kuwaiti prosecution released a man accused of brutally assaulting an Egyptian worker at a central marketplace in the al-Shuwaikh area…
Second man arrested in connection with brutal assault of Egyptian worker
Egypt

Second man arrested in connection with brutal assault of Egyptian worker

A Kuwaiti man suspected of accompanying the man who assaulted an Egyptian migrant worker in Kuwait, Waheed Mahmoud al-Rifeai, was…
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