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In Lebanon, Salt Producers Fear Craft is Drying up

In Lebanon, Salt Producers Fear Craft is Drying up

At 93, Elias al-Najjar has spent half a century harvesting salt by hand from ponds on Lebanon’s Mediterranean shore, but he and his colleagues fear their way of life is dying. Traditional coastal salt production was once popular in Lebanon, but the fully...
3 Killed in Kenya over Presidential Elections Result

3 Killed in Kenya over Presidential Elections Result

Opposition protests that erupted after the election victory of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta have turned violent in the African country, with three people killed on Saturday. The latest deaths mean nine people have been killed in election-related violence since...
Kuwait Renews Efforts to Resolve Crisis with Qatar

Kuwait Renews Efforts to Resolve Crisis with Qatar

Jeddah, Kuwait, Cairo – As part of efforts to bolster the Kuwaiti mediation to resolve the Gulf crisis with Qatar, Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah sent personal envoys to Saudi Arabia and Egypt to convey messages to the two countries’ leaders....