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Israel and UAE in Historic Direct Flight Following Peace Deal

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, GMT 10:38 am
By:Mena Pacs Team

The first official flight from Israel to the UAE has landed, a major step in normalising relations after the announcement of a peace deal. The El Al airliner made the…

Topic:Peace Processes and Conflict Resolution
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United Nations Support Mission in Libya

Monday, August 31, 2020, GMT 4:54 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), whose mandate was most recently renewed on 13 September 2018, is primarily tasked by the Security Council with supporting an inclusive Libyan political process and securityand economic dialogue…

Topic:Post Electoral Violence
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Minimum Wage, no NOC: Qatar Announces Changes to Labour Law

Monday, August 31, 2020, GMT 11:44 am
By:Mena Pacs Team

Doha, Qatar - Qatar has scrapped a rule requiring employers' consent to change jobs and said it will also implement a basic monthly minimum wage of 1,000 Qatari riyals ($274).…

Topic:Human Rights
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Algeria: Journalists Sentenced to Harsh Prison

Friday, August 28, 2020, GMT 5:24 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

The Algerian authorities must immediately end an escalating campaign of media harassment which has recently seen two prominent journalists handed harsh prison sentences simply for expressing their views or for…

Topic:Human Rights

What is behind the killings in Basra?

Friday, August 28, 2020, GMT 3:42 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

Basra - The recent violence  aims to derail the Iraqi protest movement ahead of the 2021 elections, analysts and activists say. On August 17, Iraqi activists Lodia Remon, Abbas Subhi…

Topic:Post Electoral Violence