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Yemen’s Food Basket Jumps by 85%, Govt Considers S. American Alternative

Yemen’s Food Basket Jumps by 85%, Govt Considers S. American Alternative

Yemen’s Ministry of Industry and Trade said it is looking for alternative markets to buy wheat from South America and Asia in order to cover the disruption to global wheat supplies generated by the fallout from the conflict in Ukraine.

Turkey Accuses SDF of Obstructing Voluntary Return of Syrian Refugees

Turkey Accuses SDF of Obstructing Voluntary Return of Syrian Refugees

Turkey accused the Kurdish forces in Syria of obstructing the return of Syrian refugees, noting that it had begun working with Jordan, Iraq, and Lebanon to secure their “voluntary return.” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed that his country will continue its war against the Kurdis

Sudan Denounces Ethiopia’s Accusation of Territorial Violation

Sudan strongly denounced statements that it had violated Ethiopia’s international borders. Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen told parliament on Wednesday that his country is pursuing peaceful means to regain land forcefully occupied by Sudanese troops in late 20

Chicken Prices See Over 50% Hike in Yemen's Houthi-Run Areas

Chicken Prices See Over 50% Hike in Yemen's Houthi-Run Areas

Fadi Al-Jadby, a Yemeni husband and an expecting father, never imagined that he would have to wait in a lengthy queue to buy some chicken.

Egypt Seeks Solution to GERD Crisis that Preserves its Water Interests

Egypt Seeks Solution to GERD Crisis that Preserves its Water Interests

Egypt is keen on resolving the dispute with Ethiopia over the giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile and reach an agreement that preserves the interests of all concerned countries.

Moroccan Government Approves Paternity Leave

Moroccan Government Approves Paternity Leave

The Moroccan government approved on Thursday a bill allowing male employees to take a paid paternity leave from work. This is the first procedure of its kind in Morocco. Government Spokesperson Mustapha Baitas said the decision comes in implementation of April’s agreement with Moroccan unions,

US Sanctions Lebanese Businessman, his Firms over Hezbollah Ties

US Sanctions Lebanese Businessman, his Firms over Hezbollah Ties

The US Treasury Department on Thursday issued new Hezbollah-related sanctions, designating Lebanese businessman and the Iran-backed group's financial facilitator, Ahmad Jalal Reda Abdallah, and his companies. Abdallah, five of his associates and eight of his companies in Lebanon and Iraq were san

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