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Israel said it struck 100 suspect Hamas targets on Friday night in Gaza Strip after four rockets were fired on Tel Aviv from the strip. Four Palestinians were injured in the Israeli airstrikes, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Four rockets were launched from Gaza at Israel,” the Israeli army said on Thursday, adding that …
Fourteen defendants were not present at the trial, says lawyer
More than 20 labour and political entities demanded the release of the detained workers, as the verdict is expected to be issued on Sunday
Workers in three different factories threaten to stage further strikes if economic demands are not met
Calls to strike are made by factory owners, not workers, although they are supported by workers, says labour leader
The session was postponed due to the absence of a military intelligence official who is the prosecution’s only witness
In a much-anticipated report, the US has revealed the number of people – including civilians – killed in drone strikes. The report, however, is unlikely to quash criticism.
The decision came after a meeting between the Minister of Labour Force, company administration, and a number of workers
France’s government is trying to imitate Germany – and is facing a lot of resistance for doing so, as evidenced by the current strikes and demonstrations. But maybe Germany isn’t the shining example it’s set up to be.
Against the backdrop of Euro 2016, nationwide strikes are washing over France as workers protest labor market reforms making it easier to hire and fire employees. Even the Eiffel Tower was closed because of the walkouts.
Four former US airmen have said that America’s use of drones to kill suspected jihadis is increasing hatred towards the West. The group also said many operators suffered from substance abuse due to psychological trauma. In an open letter to US President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and CIA Director John Brennan, the four …
A massive general strike brought Greece to a standstill on Thursday, as tens of thousands of people protested spending cuts pushed through by the country’s leftist government in exchange for European bailout money. Feeling betrayed by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who was elected on an anti-austerity ticket, Greek unions launched a 24-hour strike, shutting …
Lufthansa pilots have said they could engage in more strike action soon, following failed collective bargaining negotiations with management. Union officials said the airline’s executives had turned down a savings plan. Members of the German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said Wednesday top-level talks with Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr had failed to make progress on …
Strikes rise despite current legal measures which can imprison strikers or refer them to early retirement
No injuries or deaths reported in both incidents
The study stated that Egypt’s investment regime does not place legal restrictions on foreign investors regarding the transfer of profits outside Egypt, nor does it stipulate that investors should reinvest parts of their profits in the country.
Suspended journalists are set to form an “Association for Suspended Journalists” through which they could voice their demands
Labour leader Kamal Al-Fayoumi was accused of inciting workers to strike
Five labour activists arrested Friday, amid human rights groups’ condemnation of laws criminalising strikes
It is “ridiculous” to punish workers who want to improve production, says communist party leader
The Egyptian Trade Union Federation presented President Al-Sisi with a ‘code of conduct’, refusing strikes and committing itself to “dialogue”
Egypt says it is ready for aerial and naval participation with coalition against Houthis
A group of striking nurses from the Amiry Hospital in Alexandria condemned the investigations into their strike following the deaths of two patients, according to a statement released online. Night-shift nurses began their strike at Alexandria University’s Amiry Hospital during their Thursday shift, with 17 staff members suspected of inciting the strikes, during which two …
Thousands of Egyptians have recently been evacuated from restive neighbour Libya
In the years since Mubarak’s overthrow in 2011, workers have staged persistent strikes across the country
Two rights groups release statements condemning ongoing attacks on journalists
Allocated finances aim to enhance authority’s liquidity and support services offered to citizens, Galal says
The syndicate must band together to ensure demands are met, Mona Mina says
Weaving and Textile Company workers strike on Monday demanding their arrears and the dismissal of management
The strike – now in its third week – came after protests first emerged in June and has virtually stopped production and exports at key terminals in Ras Lanuf, Sedra, Brega and Zoueitina on the central coast.