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Unidentified attackers shoot and kill 3 Enikass Radio and TV employees in Afghanistan

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, March 2, 2021 — Afghan authorities should thoroughly investigate and hold to account the killings of three employees of...

Myanmar police arrest at least 4 more journalists, injure Democratic Voice of Burma reporter...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bangkok, March 2, 2021 – Myanmar authorities must release all journalists arrested for covering anti-coup protests in the country, and drop...

Israeli and Jordanian Foreign Ministers Meet Along Border to Discuss Palestinian Issue, Economic Ties

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi met for the third time on Tuesday for talks on...

Israeli Defense Chief Sees ‘Special Security Arrangement’ With Gulf Allies

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel’s defense minister said on Tuesday it intends to develop a “special security arrangement” with Gulf Arab allies, who share common...

First UAE Ambassador Arrives in Israel, Eyes Tel Aviv Embassy

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The first United Arab Emirates ambassador to Israel arrived there on ‮M‬onday pledging to build up new bilateral relations and officials said he would scout for an embassy location...

CPJ calls on Myanmar military to release all journalists detained amid crackdown

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bangkok, March 1, 2021 – Myanmar’s military junta must immediately release all journalists detained for their work, and allow reporters to...

Pompeo: ‘Many’ in Saudi Arabia Seek Normalized Ties With Israel

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Former US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said “many” people in Saudi Arabia want normalized relations with Israel,...

Israel’s Climbing R Rate Clouds Plans to Reopen Economy

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israel’s Health Ministry on Monday reported that the COVID-19 reproduction rate had risen back to one. The increasing transmission...

Israel Rules Out Greek Tanker as Suspect in Mediterranean Oil Spill

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – The Greek tanker Minerva Helen was not the source of the tons of toxic tar that washed up on Israel’s shores last...

Cambodia boosts youth entrepreneurship through vocational trainings

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). On 16th to 18th of February 2021, the ILO and Cambodia’s Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) organized a...

Workshop on “International Labour Standards” for the judges of labour and industrial relations courts...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ISLAMABAD (ILO News): Speedy and fair justice for the workers who are the real builders of the nation, wealth and growth,...

At least 10 media workers detained amid anti-coup protests in Myanmar, including AP journalist...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Washington, D.C., February 28, 2021 — In response to Myanmar security forces’ detentions of at least 10 members of the press,...

Israeli Defense Minister Reportedly Held Secret Meeting With Jordanian King

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz secretly met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II for security talks in Jordanian territory,...

Israel Says Initial Assessment Is Iran Behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Ship

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday his “initial assessment” was that Iran was responsible for an explosion on an...

Informal Sectors of Fiji, Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu Key to COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nadi, Fiji (ILO News) – “With Fiji entering the second year of a COVID-19-altered world, the outlook for its tourism industry...

‘The Last Purim With Corona:’ Netanyahu Urges Jabs in Holiday Skit

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A Purim holiday-themed video from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Israelis to get vaccinated against COVID-19, after allaying the concerns...

Israel ‘Very Pleased’ With US Strikes on Iranian Targets in Syria, Was Informed in...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli officials were “very pleased” with US airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria Thursday, and were informed by the Biden...

In Wake of Tar Spill, Israel’s Health Ministry Bans Sale of Fish From Mediterranean

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israel’s Health Ministry on Wednesday announced a temporary ban on the sale of fish from the Mediterranean Sea, due...

Bangladeshi writer Mushtaq Ahmed dies in jail; cartoonist Kabir Kishore allegedly abused in custody

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, February 25, 2021 — Bangladeshi authorities should conduct a swift, transparent, and independent investigation into the death of writer...

Israel Halts Transfer of Vaccines to Other Nations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Israel will halt all transfer of coronavirus vaccines to foreign states with immediate effect, health officials said on...

Report: Israel Tells US It Will Not Compromise on Iran’s Nuclear Program in Exchange...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Senior Israeli security officials have told their US counterparts that they will not compromise on their insistence that Iran be deprived...

Moderna CMO Suggests Israel Is on Its Radar for New Vaccine Production Facility

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – “I can’t respond directly to things that have been said by Benjamin Netanyahu or Teva CEO Kare Schultz, but...

Netanyahu: Children Under 16 Likely to Be Vaccinated by Summer

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israel will reach a critical milestone by the end of March and the beginning of April in the nationwide...

Cabinet Approves Purim Curfew to Head Off COVID-19 Outbreak

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israel’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved a nighttime curfew for the Purim holiday weekend in an attempt to forestall a...