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Houthi Militias Invent Fuel Crisis to Double Profits Funding Their Yemen War Effort

Houthi Militias Invent Fuel Crisis to Double Profits Funding Their Yemen War Effort

The internationally recognized Yemeni government has renewed its accusations of economic sabotage against the Iran-backed Houthis militias, who have deliberately created a fuel crisis in areas under their control to reap doubled profits on supplies they sell on the black market. “Houthis are sell

Maliki Kicks Off European Tour to Discuss Palestinian Elections

Maliki Kicks Off European Tour to Discuss Palestinian Elections

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki kicked off Sunday a visit to several European capitals to discuss the Palestinian elections scheduled for next month, his office said in a statement. Al-Maliki is expected to hold talks on Monday with Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affa

High Turnout to Receive Vaccines in Libya

Authorities in Libya have announced a high turnout by citizens to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, just days after launching the national inoculation campaign. Libya received 160,000 doses in April, and the prime minister received his first shot live on television. Head of the National Center for

Iranian Militias South of Syria's Aleppo Pressure Citizens to Leave Homes

Iranian Militias South of Syria's Aleppo Pressure Citizens to Leave Homes

Iranian militias are using sound bombs in areas south of Syria’s Aleppo “to terrorize citizens and force them to leave their homes,” said local sources. They accused the militias of seizing people’s homes to use them as military headquarters or hideouts for some of their leaders. They pointed

Protesters in Lebanon Demand Expulsion of Iranian Ambassador

Protesters in Lebanon Demand Expulsion of Iranian Ambassador

Civil movement groups staged a sit-in on Saturday in front of the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beirut to protest against “Iran’s violation of Lebanon’s land and sea borders” and the government’s failure to address the issue. Last month, the Iranian ambassador refused to respond to a su

Fears Mount in Algeria over Third Wave of COVID-19

Fears Mount in Algeria over Third Wave of COVID-19

The Algerian government has increased its warnings that the country would soon be grappling with a third wave of the coronavirus as people notably flout restrictions and infections continue to rise. The latest statistics on the number of cases are “really worrying,” member of the Health Ministry’

Palestinians Pledge to Release their Prisoners from Israeli Jails

Palestinians Pledge to Release their Prisoners from Israeli Jails

The Palestinians have pledged to continue their efforts to release Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails. On the occasion of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates called for the protection of prisoners.

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