A facebook investigation found domestic workers frequently complained of being locked in their homes, starved, unpaid, and repeatedly sold.
- by Jim Gomez and Jon Gambrell
The announcement from the major fossil fuel producer was timed to make a splash before the start of the global COP26 climate conference being held in Glasgow, Scotland.
- by Aya Batrawy
The currency manipulation deprives impoverished Syrians of much-needed funds and allows Bashar al-Assad to circumvent sanctions for atrocities enforced by Western countries.
- by Sarah El Deeb
President Bashar Assad’s hometown of Qardaha in Latakia province was hard hit by the fires.
Encrusted in shells, the metre-long weapon lay hidden for 900 years near the old city of Haifa until it was revealed by shifting sandbanks.
Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban official said.
- by Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam
The Iran-backed Hezbollah accuses a Christian party of attacking its supporters, who were gathering to demand the removal of the judge investigating last year’s port blast.
- by Maha El Dahan, Tom Perry and Laila Bassam
Researchers estimate the facility, which dates back some 1500 years, could produce about 2 million litres of wine a year.
- by Tsafrir Abayov
The blaxe is the latest blow to a nation grappling with a deep economic crisis and crippling fuel and power shortages.
- by Mahmoud Mourad