Child Labor Rises in Gaza Amid Soaring Unemployment

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, March 30 – Child labor has risen sharply in Gaza, where youngsters toiling in garages and on construction sites have become breadwinners for families feeling the brunt of the Palestinian enclave’s 43 percent unemployment rate. In the past five years, the number of working children between the ages of 10 and

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IMF to Start Talks with Tunisia Over New Loan Program

TUNIS, Feb 15 – A delegation from the International Monetary Fund will visit Tunisia on Thursday to begin talks on a new credit program likely to be worth at least $1.7 billion, a Tunisian official said. Tunisia is seeking to revive an economy that has struggled since the 2011 uprising that sparked the Arab Spring

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