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A public suicide in Iran spotlights anguish over economy
Middle East

A public suicide in Iran spotlights anguish over economy

Ruhollah Parazideh, a wiry 38-year-old with a thick mustache and hair flecked with gray, was desperate for a job. The…
US unemployment claims rise third straight week to 362,000
World

US unemployment claims rise third straight week to 362,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose for the third straight week, a sign that…
US unemployment claims rise after hitting pandemic low
World

US unemployment claims rise after hitting pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low,…
US jobless claims reach a pandemic low as hiring strengthens
World

US jobless claims reach a pandemic low as hiring strengthens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 340,000, a pandemic low, another sign…
US jobless claims tick up to 373,000 from a pandemic low
World

US jobless claims tick up to 373,000 from a pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week even while the economy and…
Jordan tribes, bedrock of monarchy, on edge as economy tanks
Middle East

Jordan tribes, bedrock of monarchy, on edge as economy tanks

KARAK, Jordan (AP) — Jordan has drawn a curtain of secrecy on the unprecedented public rift within its royal family,…
Oman, S.Arabia discuss investment, days after Omanis protest over unemployment
Middle East

Oman, S.Arabia discuss investment, days after Omanis protest over unemployment

Senior Saudi and Omani officials on Tuesday discussed investment opportunities in both countries, state media reported, a few days after…
UK unemployment falls again under government’s jobs shield
World

UK unemployment falls again under government’s jobs shield

Britain’s unemployment rate unexpectedly fell for a second month in a row to 4.9 percent in the December-to-February period, most…
Photos: EU, EIB and MSMEDA visit community development projects in Port Said
Egypt

Photos: EU, EIB and MSMEDA visit community development projects in Port Said

The European Union (EU), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) visited on…
American Airlines sending 13,000 furlough warnings as pandemic pain persists
World

American Airlines sending 13,000 furlough warnings as pandemic pain persists

(Reuters) – American Airlines said on Wednesday that some 13,000 employees are at risk of furlough when a US aid…
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