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Tunisia Facing Its Biggest Threat Against Democracy As President Suspends Parliament

OWP 05 Aug 2021
Tunisia currently faces its most critical political crisis since the 2011 revolution that introduced democracy ... Tunisia has been recognized as the sole success of the 2011 Arab Spring, but the current crisis has roots in a dispute over the constitution during economic pressures.
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Bride of Beirut: When joy turned into terror

Anadolu Agency 05 Aug 2021
The explosion has further deteriorated Lebanon's economic crisis, the worst in the Arab nation's modern history, leaving it on the verge of a financial collapse ... They said they wished Beirut would rise again from its rubbles and reclaim its place as the bride of the Arab world.
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Inside Lebanon’s worst economic meltdown in more than a century

The Irish Times 05 Aug 2021
But as the country’s economic crisis worsened, she lost her job and watched her savings evaporate ... The blast exacerbated the country’s economic crisis, which was long in the making, and there is little relief in sight ... The crisis could do lasting damage to three sectors that have historically made Lebanon stand out in the Arab world.
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On Tunisian streets, economic worries and political fury

Egypt Independent 05 Aug 2021
... tourism sector now, faced with this latest political unrest in addition to the ongoing health crisis ... “This crisis started when my father was still alive,” bin Soleiman said, referring to the Arab Spring-era revolution of 2011 that toppled Tunisia’s dictatorship.
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What is Shamsaha? Middle East domestic violence crisis centre to expand beyond Bahrain

The National 04 Aug 2021
Shamsaha, meaning “her sun” in Arabic, was founded in 2016 under the name Women’s Crisis Care International ... providing 24/7 crisis care, carrying out case work, and improving community education and awareness ... Free crisis care is available 24/7 by calling or messaging 00973 3844 7588 for English and 00973 6671 0901 for Arabic.
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UAE expands provision of Covid booster shots

The New Arab 04 Aug 2021
The United Arab Emirates will start providing a booster shot against Covid-19 to all fully vaccinated individuals in the Gulf Arab state, the National Emergency Crisis and ...
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After the blast, Beirut’s residents head for the countryside

The New Arab 04 Aug 2021
It’s hot in the summer, and freezing in the winter,” Yehya Abbas told The New Arab ... "Lebanon’s queer communities have been among the hardest hit by the combined impacts of the blast, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the ongoing economic crisis" #BeirutBlast https.//t.co/U3pG8bRiHT — The New Arab (@The_NewArab) August 4, 2021.
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Why the trauma does not end for Beirut blast survivors

Arab News 04 Aug 2021
“It was fight or flight after the explosion,” Hadi, who declined to give his full name, told Arab News in advance of the first anniversary of the blast ... to mental health, told Arab News ... This is clearly exacerbated in times of crisis,” the network said in a statement to Arab News.
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Algeria’s stance on developments in Tunisia raises questions

The Arab Weekly 03 Aug 2021
TUNIS--Moves by Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra in recent days have raised questions about Algeria’s position on the developments in Tunisia, with emerging evidence of Algerian concern at the rival roles that France and some Arab countries may be playing in its backyard.
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Geagea calls for early parliamentary elections to resolve Lebanon's crisis

Anadolu Agency 03 Aug 2021
The head of the Lebanese Forces party on Monday renewed his call for holding early parliamentary elections in order to resolve the country's economic crisis ... The Arab country is facing a severe economic crisis, with the local currency losing nearly all of its value against the US dollar, with streets witnessing massive protests and rallies.
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Ebrahim Raisi's first test as he takes the reins in Iran

Gulf News 03 Aug 2021
The recent protests in Khuzestan province over severe water shortages and rife unemployment in the predominantly Arab region of Iran underscores the challenging nature of an effort that requires him to tackle the economic crisis, particularly amid daily record numbers of Covid-19 infections.
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MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses mixed in early trade

Reuters 03 Aug 2021
The kingdom's non-oil private sector continued to expand in July but at a slower pace, according to a business survey, signalling that business conditions remain difficult as the largest Arab economy recovers from the coronavirus crisis ... The United Arab Emirates' non-oil ...
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Kuwait Is Unhappy That Airlines Are Overbooking Flights

Simple Flying 03 Aug 2021
During this global health crisis, this definition may be altered to consider that countries are limiting the number of weekly arrivals- thus limiting the number of passengers on a flight (regardless of physical seats) ... The Air Transport Department does have a Complaints section on its website, although it is currently only available in Arabic.
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Saudi non-oil sector expansion continues but at slower pace

Gulf Daily News 03 Aug 2021
Riyadh. Saudi Arabia's non-oil private sector continued to expand in July but at a slower pace, according to a business survey, signaling that business conditions remain difficult as the largest Arab economy recovers from the coronavirus crisis ... But economic activity has picked up this year ... .
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Saudi non-oil sector expansion continues but at slower pace - PMI

Reuters 03 Aug 2021
DUBAI, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's non-oil private sector continued to expand in July but at a slower pace, according to a business survey, signaling that business conditions remain difficult as the largest Arab economy recovers from the coronavirus crisis ... But economic activity has picked up this year ... Our Standards ... More from Reuters ....

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