Friday 29 April 2016

Turkey denies mass deportation of Syrian refugees

Turkey denied on Thursday it had rounded up and deported hundreds of Syrian refugees following unrest at a border camp, highlighting the strain the exodus from Syria's civil war is placing on neighbouring states. Witnesses sai


Two million expats in Saudi may lose jobs

About 2 million expatriates in Saudi Arabia could lose their jobs if the government goes ahead with the move to penalise small and medium enterprises that have not employed even one Saudi as per a new law, a report said. These employe


Egypt says had no hand in Kuwait deportations

Egypt has said it did not ask Kuwait to deport a group of Egyptians there who had backed former nuclear watchdog head Mohamed ElBaradei as a potential Egyptian presidential candidate. Kuwait last week deported 17 Egyptians who worked in Ku


Kuwait deports 1,000 Bangladeshi workers

Kuwait has deported about 1,000 Bangladeshi workers following violent protests over pay last week. It also plans to limit work permits for some nationalities, a government minister said. Hundreds of mainly Bangladeshi cleaners and wor

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