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Ethiopia Seeks To Protect Migrant Workers From Abuse In Middle East

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia is seeking to safeguard its migrant workers from abuses in the Middle East through a new law, a government official has said. The legislation hopes to protect Ethiopian migrants who suffer from mental and physical violations in the Middle East, the director of communication at the Labour and Social Affairs ministry Mr Girma Sheleme said.

The Middle East Today Is The Europe Yesterday

AFRICANGLOBE - Mark Twain once said that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme. Today, Twain’s comment can be seen in how the echoes of Europe’s past are reverberating through the Middle East’s present. While those involved in the region’s current bout of extended political tumult and armed chaos are somewhat indigenous in origin, the issues and themes are familiar to any student of European history.

Christianity Under Threat of Extinction?

AFRICANGLOBE - Christianity faces being wiped out of the “biblical heartlands” in the Middle East because of mounting persecution of worshipers, reports the Telegraph. Now more than ever, Christians suffer greater hostility across the world than any other religious group. And what is troubling is that politicians have been “blind” to the extent of violence faced by Christians in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.