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Palestinian refugee agency 'running out of cash by May'

14 March, 2018

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) only has enough funds to keep schools and medical services open until May, its commissioner general Pierre Krahenbuhl said.

UAE #PostWisely ad depicting 'Snapchat maid' backfires

13 March, 2018

Telecoms giant Du tweeted a video resembling the abuse of an Ethiopian maid in Kuwait who was filmed on Snapchat while hanging from a window before falling seven storeys.

Kuwait, region's fattest country, blacklists foreign workers with diabetes

12 March, 2018

Kuwait will stop granting residency permits to "unfit" foreigners who suffer from a range of non-infectious diseases, local media has reported.

Kuwait-Philippines labour negotiations 'going well' following worker safety row

12 March, 2018

Labour negotiations between Kuwait and the Philippines are reportedly on track, as the Philippines hopes to secure guarantees for its workers in the Gulf state.

The Iraq Report: Theatrics and point-scoring dominate electoral race

08 March, 2018

Our weekly round-up of the latest from Iraq

Oman begins to evict single men from residential areas

08 March, 2018

Council workers in Muscat have issued eviction notices to single men in parts of Oman's capital, and ordered to move to specific areas of the city.

The Middle East's women are championing their own change

07 March, 2018

Comment: Discrimination and violence against women remain pervasive and entrenched, but changes are a credit to the region's women human rights defenders, writes Human Rights Watch's Rothna Begum.

Kuwait allows stateless 'Bidoons' to serve in armed forces

06 March, 2018

Kuwaiti lawmakers have passed legislation allowing the country's "stateless people" to serve in the military, state-run media has reported.

Kuwait reinstates ban on Bangladesh workers over 'swelling numbers'

06 March, 2018

Kuwait has reportedly reintroduced a ban on hiring Bangladeshis after authorities eased previous restrictions on workers from the South Asian country.

MbS urged to ease Qatar-blockade ahead of UK visit

06 March, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will be urged to ease restrictions on free movement for Qatari civilians across borders of blockading countries.

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