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Fallujah crisis: ‘We are being left to slow death’

Fallujah crisis: ‘We are being left to slow death’

Salam Khoder : Thousands of Iraqi civilians in Fallujah city are “dying of hunger”, according to residents and local officials. The city’s population, estimated between 80.000 to 100.000 people, is suffering from…

Bangladesh: Arrest warrant issued for former PM

Bangladesh: Arrest warrant issued for former PM

A Bangladesh court issued an arrest warrant for former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia over a deadly fire-bomb attack last year, a prosecutor said. The court on Wednesday also issued…

Syria war: UN urges leaders to accept more refugees

Syria war: UN urges leaders to accept more refugees

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on governments around the world to allow in more Syrian refugees and “counter fear-mongering” about them. At a conference in Geneva on Wednesday,…

Child labour rises in Gaza amid soaring unemployment

Child labour rises in Gaza amid soaring unemployment

BY NIDAL AL-MUGHRABI : Child labour has risen sharply in Gaza, where youngsters toiling in garages and on construction sites have become breadwinners for families feeling the brunt of the Palestinian enclave’s 43…

Syria’s children: Lost and missing across Europe

Syria’s children: Lost and missing across Europe

Rachel Shabi : So this one’s partly about a welcome flash of humanity, but mostly it’s about hitting a new low. The humanity bit came from the British House of Lords,…

Kuwait Scientific Center : An important place for study tours

Kuwait Scientific Center : An important place for study tours

The Scientific Center of Kuwait, located in Salmiya, Kuwait, serves as a center for environmental education of the gulf region. KSC spans over 80,000 square meters with the building covering…

Abu Dhabi Airports : A thriving sector of the Emirate

Abu Dhabi Airports : A thriving sector of the  Emirate

Created in 2006, Abu Dhabi Airports Company was formed to spearhead the development of the Emirate’s aviation infrastructure, and assumed responsibility for the operation and management of Abu Dhabi International…

Over 250 exhibitors sign up for Dubai’s Airport Show

Over 250 exhibitors sign up for Dubai’s Airport Show

The show has also seen remarkable growth in exhibition space, number of hosted buyers and pre-registered participants, according to Reed Exhibitions Middle East, the event organisers. This week-long show will…

Ajman Fort : A place of great attraction in UAE

Ajman Fort : A  place of great attraction in UAE

Ajman Fort is believed to have been built in the late eighteenth century. Local materials such as coral stones of the sea and gypsum were used in building this Fort,…

Israeli court: Killing of Palestinian ‘inconclusive’

Israeli court: Killing of Palestinian ‘inconclusive’

An Israeli military court says evidence is “inconclusive” against one of its soldiers who was caught on camera shooting dead a wounded Palestinian. Lieutenant Colonel Ronen Shor, the judge, said…