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Tunisians protest for more jobs, development

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The protests have been spreading across southern Tunisia, where unemployment levels are high and infrastructure is poor. In Tataouine, the heart of Tunisia’s petroleum wealth, no one considers themselves properly employed unless they are in the lucrative oil & gas sector. But those jobs are scarce and the wealth from …

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Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor protest against reining in Kurdish militia : residents 

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AMMAN ( Reuters ) – Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S. allied Kurdish militia that handles the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, inhabitants, protesters and tribal chiefs stated on Sunday. Protesters burned tyres along a major highway from Deir al-Zor to Hasaka which is used by tankers carrying …

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