Tag: Middle East

The family of slain Filipino domestic helper Joanna Demafelis is clueless on when her body will be repatriated from Kuwait, GMA News' Mariz Umali reported on Balitanghali on Tuesday.

10,000 Filipino Workers in Kuwait Consider Returning Home After Body Found in Freezer

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered a free plane ticket home for Filipino workers living in Kuwait after the body of 29-year-old Joanna Demafelis was found stuffed in a freezer. Up to 10,000 of the workers are expected to take him up on the offer, even though it will mean financial ruin for many of them as they effectively return home empty-handed after years of laboring overseas.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

Hamas Conspiracy Theory Claims Israel Planning to Invade Gaza Within Days

TEL AVIV — Hamas and the other armed factions active in the Gaza Strip have warned citizens to prepare for an Israeli incursion into the territory which could come as soon as the next few days, according to senior sources in the Palestinian organizations who spoke to the London-based international Saudi publication Al Hayat.

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri greets cheering supporters outside his home in Beirut on November 22, 2017 after announcing he had agreed to put his shock resignation on hold

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri Retracts His Resignation

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri made his long-awaited return to Lebanon on Wednesday, but instead of formally tendering his resignation and explaining his decision to the public as expected, he retracted his resignation and announced he would continue serving as prime minister.