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Report: 80% of Arab-Israeli children live under poverty line

80% of Arab-Israeli children live under poverty line

Poverty levels among Israel’s Arab citizens has increased as a result of the government’s racist policies against these citizens, official data has shown. Quds Press reported a study issued by Israel’s Child Safety Department which said that 80 per cent of Arab children in Israel live under the poverty line. “About 370,000 children in Israel live under the poverty line,” …

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US plan to separate refugee kids, parents ‘devastating’

US plan to separate refugee kids, parents ‘devastating’

Immigrant advocate groups warn the administration of US President Donald Trump against devastating effects of a new controversial plan that is being considered to separate children from parents, who were detained for “illegally” crossing border into America. Under the plan that has not yet been made public, authorities would be allowed to separate children from parents, who are entering the …

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More Americans oppose Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move: Poll

More Americans oppose Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move

A new poll shows fewer than half of Americans support US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital” and even a smaller number support moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the the holy city. The CNN poll released Friday found that Americans are deeply divided over Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the “capital” of …

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Bombed into famine: how Saudi air campaign targets Yemen’s food supplies

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At 11.30pm, 10 nautical miles off Yemen’s western Red Sea coast, seven fishermen were near the end of the four hours it had taken to haul their nets bulging with the day’s catch into their fibreglass boat. Suddenly, away from the illumination of the vessel’s large spotlight, one of the men spotted a black silhouette coming towards them. Moments later …

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UK secretly training Saudi troops for Yemen war: Report

UK secretly training Saudi troops for Yemen war

The British Army is secretly training Saudi Arabian soldiers to fight in Yemen, where more than 12,000 people have been killed since the onset of the Saudi war in March 2015, according to a report. The training, codenamed Operation Crossways, was disclosed after the UK Army mistakenly released photos and a mission summary on 2 Scots’ Facebook page earlier this …

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UK arms sales to Saudis topped £1.1bn in first half of 2017

UK arms sales to Saudis topped £1.1bn in first half of 2017

Britain’s sales of military equipment to Saudi Arabia hit £1.1 billion in the first six months of this year, according to the latest government data. The UK sold £836 million worth of arms and military hardware to the Saudi kingdom between April and June, up from £280 million between January and March, according to statistics by the Department for International …

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Israeli report: Israel sold arms to Myanmar during violence against Rohingya

Israel sold arms to Myanmar during violence against Rohingya

The Israeli regime has continued to sell advanced weaponry worth tens of millions of dollars to Myanmar even after a deadly government-sanctioned military campaign against Rohingya civilians in the Southeast Asian country came to light, an Israeli report has revealed. Israeli daily Haaretz reported on Monday that Tel Aviv supplied “Super-Dvora MK III” navy boats to Myanmar as recently as …

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UK uses troops to boost arms sales to PG states

UK uses troops to boost arms sales to PG states

The British government has been accused of using its soldiers to demonstrate and promote weapon sales to Persian Gulf Arab kingdoms amid their continued involvement in the Saudi-led military aggression in Yemen that has left thousands of civilian casualties. UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) is now facing new calls to reveal specifics of its use of British troops to …

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UNICEF says future of 4.5 Yemeni schoolchildren at stake

UNICEF says future of 4.5 Yemeni schoolchildren at stake

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the future of up to 4.5 million schoolchildren in the war-torn Yemen is uncertain as thousands of teachers refuse to attend classes for not receiving their salaries during the past year. “The future of 4.5 million students hangs in the balance,” Rajat Madhok, the spokesman of the UN the …

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Saudi-led coalition on draft UN blacklist for killing Yemeni kids

Saudi-led coalition on draft UN blacklist for killing Yemeni kids

A confidential draft United Nations report has blacklisted the Saudi-led coalition for killing and maiming children during its military campaign against Yemen, a report says. “In Yemen, the coalition’s actions objectively led to the listing for the killing and maiming of children, with 683 child casualties attributed to this party, and, as a result of being responsible for 38 verified …

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