Lebanon: The Saudi-Lebanese crisis and rumours on deporting Lebanese workers from the Gulf countries

Social media and some Lebanese and international media websites speak about the decision issued in a meeting of the interior ministries of the Gulf Cooperation Council to deport Lebanese workers and their families to Beirut. Refuting the rumour, the Lebanese Minister of Labour said in a media interview that the Lebanese government did not receive any official news and warned against similar rumours.

Tunisia: The General Federation of Secondary Education denounces the attacks on teachers

The General Federation of Secondary Education invited teachers to participate in a protest in all schools on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, until the next decisions are taken. The federation held the Ministry of Education responsible for the material and moral attacks that teachers are witnessing, including what happened with the professor of history and geography at the Ibn Rachik secondary school in Zahra, Tunis. The teacher was attacked with a cleaver and knife in the school. He was taken to a recovery room and his condition was very critical.

Jordan: UNRWA workers protest

Workers of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) announced on Monday, November 8th their intention to protest against ignoring their demands. They started their protests yesterday, Monday, after the agency’s commissioner-general told the Guardian that the United Kingdom reduced its annual grant to the agency by more than half which has been considered a threat to the agency and its workers.