Fears of setback in liberties in Middle East

RABAT: Moroccan policemen instruct people to return and remain at home as a measure against the coronavirus pandemic in the capital’s district of Takadoum on March 27, 2020. – AFP CAIRO: Armored vehicles in the streets, hundreds arrested, smartphone surveillance – sweeping measures to fight the coronavirus have raised concerns in the Middle East over […]

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Serco Middle East names new HR director

International service company, Serco Middle East, specialising in the delivery of essential public services, has appointed Hana Abu Kharmeh to the role of Human Resources Director, following an extensive internal and external recruitment process. Bringing over 16 years of multinational experience to the role, Kharmeh’s appointment follows her one-year tenure as regional HR business partner […]

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Coping with Corona in the Middle East

The coronavirus is making its way across the Middle East, forcing states to prepare for the possible collapse of governing systems. The virus struck a region already buckling under the weight of armed conflicts, social upheaval, severe economic distress, and identity-related clashes. The data on corona’s spread is far from precise or reliable, given the […]

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The Coronavirus Is Prompting Middle East Regimes to Release Prisoners. But Journalists and Activists Remain Behind Bars

When Turkish writer and economist Mehmet Altan went for a medical check-up on his release from Istanbul’s Silivri prison in 2018, his doctor determined that he was severely anemic. Twenty-one months of incarceration had brought the 67-year-old’s iron levels so low, the medic examining him initially suspected he had sustained a wound and bled out. […]

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Middle East airlines need state aid to survive…

 As coronavirus grounds airlines, plunging the industry into unprecedented crisis, Middle East carriers that have been in the red for years must urgently tap assistance from governments facing their own revenue slump. Related News:UN report ranks Kenya the happiest nation in East Africa regionNew York to move presidential primary election to June 23Global Home Networking […]

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