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Domestic workers in Lebanon are being left unpaid and stranded by their employers.

Lebanon has begun organizing return trips for migrant workers wishing to return to their countries of origin amid a biting economic crisis exacerbated by harsh lockdown measures.

UN: Saudi deportations of <em>Ethiopians</em> could fuel COVID-19 spread

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UN: Saudi deportations of Ethiopians could fuel COVID-19 spread

Saudi Arabia has deported nearly 3,000 Ethiopian migrants in recent days, despite concerns that such operations could hasten the spread of the coronavirus, the United Nations says.

Nobel prize-winning Ethiopian PM 'threatens war' with Egypt

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Nobel prize-winning Ethiopian PM 'threatens war' with Egypt

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said that his country was prepared for war with Egypt over the controversial Renaissance Dam, as Egyptian ...

Sudan Communist Party demands dissolution of brutal paramilitary forces

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Sudan Communist Party demands dissolution of brutal paramilitary forces

The Sudanese opposition party called for the dissolution of the paramilitary forces and for Sudan to withdraw from the war in Yemen.

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Thousands of Ethiopian-Israelis continue to protest police killing

The protesters view the killing of Solomon Teka, 18, as part of a pattern of systematic discrimination by police, who they accuse of using excessive force.

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Off-duty police officer shoots dead Ethiopian-Israeli teenager

An off-duty Israeli police officer has been arrested after he shot dead an Ethiopian-Israeli teenager, the Justice Ministry's Police Internal ...

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Ethiopia says 1,400 nationals freed from Saudi prisons

Ethiopia's foreign ministry said the freed prisoners will return home, without mentioning a reason for the release.

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Sudan military council generals slip up in press conferences

'I'm worse than [deputy leader] Himedti,' said one member of the military council on Tuesday. Himedti is accused of war crimes by many ...

Italy accepts 147 refugees flown in from Libya

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Italy accepts 147 refugees flown in from Libya

A group of 147 mainly African refugees were flown to an Italian military airport near Rome from Libya.

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Sudanese forces attempt to disperse mass sit-in

Sudanese forces, some of whom are commanded by the now deputy leader of the country's governing transitional military council, attempted on ...

British ambassador urges Sudan to cease attacks on protesters

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British ambassador urges Sudan to cease attacks on protesters

The UK's ambassador to Khartoum Irfan Siddiq met with the deputy leader of Sudan's ruling transitional military council which took power last ...

Sudan military council meets with US envoy

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Sudan military council meets with US envoy

US envoy to Khartoum Steven Koutsis on Sunday met with Mohammed Hamdan Daglo, or Himediti, the deputy leader of Sudan's new military ...

Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

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Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

Relatives of the 17 Ethiopian victims gathered with hundreds of others at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, sobbing and holding portraits ...

Ethiopian Israelis protest police violence after killing Ethiopian Israelis protest police violence after killing

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Ethiopian Israelis protest police violence after killing

Thousands of Ethiopian Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv Wednesday to protest racism and police brutality days after a young community ...

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Death toll reaches 43 after migrant boats near Djibouti

The death toll after two migrant boats sank in heavy seas off the coast of Djibouti has risen to 43, the UN migration agency said, with scores still feared missing.

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130 migrants missing as two boats sink off Djibouti

More than 100 people are missing after two boats carrying migrants capsized off the coast of Djibouti on Tuesday.

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Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires

Book Club: Juan Cole, a professor of history at the University of Michigan, sets out to explore the historical background of Islam in his new ...

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Ethiopian Jews are 'ruining the Zionist dream'

Comment: Israel aims to create and maintain a state for white Jews only, writes CJ Werleman.

Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

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Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

The reunification of hundreds of families split between Israel and Ethiopia was put on hold earlier this year, after Israel failed to set aside ...

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Ethnic-based attacks erupt in Addis Ababa, leaving several dead

The attacks began late Saturday afternoon in Addis Ababa and spread to areas just outside the capital.

Radical tactics help abused migrant workers in Lebanon

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Radical tactics help abused migrant workers in Lebanon

A new social media group names and shames abusive employers to fight for justice for domestic workers in Lebanon, and to draw attention to the ...

Israeli winemaker under fire over racism against Ethiopian employees

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Israeli winemaker under fire over racism against Ethiopian employees

Ethiopian Jews have long been known to have suffered extensive discrimination inside Israel.

Egypt, Ethiopia make breakthrough in Nile dam project talks

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Egypt, Ethiopia make breakthrough in Nile dam project talks

Ethiopia began building the $4 billion dam in 2012, but the mega project has triggered tensions with Egypt.

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