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Philippines bars workers from Kuwait over sexual abuse fears

20 January, 2018

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has followed on from a threat to bar nationals from working in Kuwait, over allegations of abuse and deaths in the Gulf country.

Duterte threatens Kuwait with workers' embargo amid sexual abuse

18 January, 2018

Workers endure the threat of abuses, including rape, in some countries, commonly Kuwait, to be able to send money home and support their families.

Briton jailed in Egypt for smuggling painkillers is 'suicidal'

17 January, 2018

Jailed Briton Laura Plummer says she 'wants to die' just weeks after beginning her three-year prison sentence in Cairo.

Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for the last time'

12 January, 2018

Despite threatening to leave the nuclear deal many times, President Donald Trump has decided to extend sanctions relief for Iran, keeping the landmark deal intact for another four months.

US sanctions Iran's judiciary chief over human rights abuses

12 January, 2018

The United States has placed sanctions on Iran's head of judiciary Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani, among 14 other individuals and entities, over "serious human rights abuses".

Israel offers citizens $9,000 for help deporting asylum seekers

10 January, 2018

Israel has tasked its citizens to help in enforcing its plan to expel nearly 40,000 Africans by force - offering them up to 30,000 shekels.

UAE can't replicate Manchester City's easy victories

10 January, 2018

Comment: Moving up the regional league table will be tough with rulers known for foul play, writes Tom Charles.

Around 3,700 arrested during Iran protests: lawmaker

09 January, 2018

An Iranian lawmaker said some 3,700 people were arrested by security forces during several days of protests in the country, a far higher figure than previously revealed by authorities.

UN calls on Israel to scrap African migrant expulsion

09 January, 2018

Israel is set to expel nearly 40,000 Africans who entered the country illegally in a migrant relocation plan that has been described 'incoherent and unsafe'

Outrage in Turkey over 'child marriage green light'

05 January, 2018

Turkey's religious affairs state agency Diyanet comes under attack for saying girls as young as nine could marry under Islamic law.

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