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UAE Launches Tourist Visas for Israelis (5)
by Naharnet Newsdesk 03 December 2020, 13:23 The United Arab Emirates launched tourist visas for Israeli citizens on Thursday, official media said, in the latest move following the normalisation of ties between the two countries. Abu Dhabi's foreign ministry "announced the activation of tourist entry visas through airlines and travel and tourism offices for Israeli passport holders", the WAM news agency reported.
World Food Prices Jump To Six-year High: UN (4)
Muhammad Irfan Thu 03rd December 2020 | 04:39 PM Global food commodity prices rose sharply in November to their highest level in nearly six years, the UN food agency said Thursday, due in part to adverse weather conditions Rome (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Dec, 2020 ) :Global food commodity prices rose sharply in November to their highest level in nearly six years, the UN food agency said Thursday, due in part to adverse weather conditions.
UN: 20,000 foreign fighters in Libya are a 'serious crisis' (3)
December 3, 2020 CAIRO (AP) - The top U.N. official for Libya said Wednesday there are at least 20,000 foreign fighters and mercenaries in the war-torn nation, and warned of a "serious crisis" as weapons continue pouring into the North African country. "That is a shocking violation of Libyan sovereignty … a blatant violation of the arms embargo," U.N.
China sends 350 peacekeepers to South Sudan (3)
Video PlayerClose TIANJIN, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) - A 350-member echelon of China's seventh peacekeeping infantry battalion to Juba, South Sudan, on Thursday departed north China's Tianjin on a one-year mission. They are the first batch of the 700-strong peacekeeping infantry battalion dispatched by China to the east African country. The team will be tasked with carrying out armed patrols, responding to
Ethiopia's war still churns, but relief aid coming (2)
By Reuters Staff ADDIS ABABA/HAMDAYET, Sudan (Reuters) - Relief agencies in Ethiopia prepared convoys on Thursday to truck aid into Tigray region, where clashes were still reported in a month of war that may have killed thousands and has sent refugees fleeing to Sudan along corpse-strewn roads. FILE PHOTO: Ethiopian refugees sit on bags of food aid at the Village 8 refugees transit camp, which houses Ethiopian refugees fleeing the fighting
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