Day: 20/09/2018

Idlib deal: Sweet relief tempered by scepticism in Syria’s rebel province

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Pulled back from the brink by Erdogan’s pact with Putin, life in the last opposition redoubt is returning to normal – but for how long?

Source: Idlib deal: Sweet relief tempered by scepticism in Syria’s rebel province

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Overworked, abused, hungry: Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi

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Women say they are forced to work at least 18 hours a day, denied food, assaulted and refused the right to return home.

Source: Overworked, abused, hungry: Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi

‘Killing a generation’: Five million Yemeni children face famine

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Conditions in war-torn nation could ’cause starvation on an unprecedented scale,’ Save the Children warns.

Source: ‘Killing a generation’: Five million Yemeni children face famine

University of Michigan professor refuses to write letter for student to study abroad in Israel

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The professor cited an “academic boycott” as his reason for rescinding an offer to provide a recommendation letter

Source: University of Michigan professor refuses to write letter for student to study abroad in Israel

Palestinians killed in separate events in Gaza and East Jerusalem

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Israeli forces kill two protesters in northern Gaza Strip, while another Palestinian was shot in Jerusalem.

Source: Palestinians killed in separate events in Gaza and East Jerusalem