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Oman protests see police fire tear gas in flashpoint city
Middle East

Oman protests see police fire tear gas in flashpoint city

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Oman fired tear gas Wednesday at demonstrators in a flashpoint city amid…
Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy
Middle East

Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of protesters angry over firings and the poor economy of Oman marched through…
Rare protests in Oman over jobs draw massive police response
Middle East

Rare protests in Oman over jobs draw massive police response

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Scattered protests in Oman over layoffs and poor economic conditions drew a massive police…
Red Sea continues to suffer from continued phenomenon of price burning among hotels
Travel

Red Sea continues to suffer from continued phenomenon of price burning among hotels

On top of the low rates of foreign tourism and the closure of many hotels and resorts over 11 months…
Photographer helps laid-off expats bid goodbye to Dubai
Middle East

Photographer helps laid-off expats bid goodbye to Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — When the coronavirus pummeled Dubai this spring, the maternity and wedding shoots and all…
In Iraq’s fields of black gold, thousands lose livelihoods
Middle East

In Iraq’s fields of black gold, thousands lose livelihoods

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) — Mohammed Haider, a security worker in Iraq’s southern oilfields, thought he was safe after signing a…
Europe’s social welfare net shows signs of wear from virus
World

Europe’s social welfare net shows signs of wear from virus

PARIS (AP) — Europe’s extensive social welfare net was showing signs of fraying under economic strain from the coronavirus, as…
Uber lays off 40% of employees in Egypt amid coronavirus outbreak
Business

Uber lays off 40% of employees in Egypt amid coronavirus outbreak

American multinational ride-hailing company Uber Technologies on Wednesday laid off 40 percent of its employees in Egypt due to the…
Abu Dhabi’s The National newspaper sees layoffs after sale
Middle East

Abu Dhabi’s The National newspaper sees layoffs after sale

A state-backed newspaper in the United Arab Emirates that was bought by an Emirati who oversees the English soccer club…
Tourism Workers Association calls for compensating laid off workers
Egypt

Tourism Workers Association calls for compensating laid off workers

The Association of Tourism Workers demanded Tuesday an end to laying off tourism sector employees, adding that those who have…
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