Quantcast
Home » Middle East & Africa You are browsing entries filed in “Middle East & Africa”

DFA probes ‘inhumane’ treatment of repatriates

By
Charles-Jose

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday that they will investigate the complaints of Filipinos about the alleged “inhumane” treatment they went through while they were being repatriated out of strife-torn Libya.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH apologizes to Malta over OFW who missed flight back to Manila

By
OFWs from LIbya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine government apologized to the government of Malta after one of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) evacuated from Libya was left in the country after missing the chartered flight to bring them back to the Philippines.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

Only 13 of 900 OFWs repatriated from Iraq, no evacuation since–DFA

By
Iraqi Shiite volunteers who have joined government forces to fight Sunni jihadists from the Islamic State (IS) take part in a training session near the southern port city of Basra on August 7, 2014. A UN statement said some reports put the number of people forced to flee by the IS takeover at 200,000. AFP PHOTO / HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI

Only 13 of the 900 Filipino workers in Iraq have been repatriated despite the ongoing unrest and no OFWs have evacuated since, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday, as US President Barack Obama authorized “targeted air strikes” against the strife-torn country.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Other countries where Crisis Alert Levels are up

By
gaza-strip

Over the past weeks several countries in the Middle East have been rocked by violence, prompting the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to raise Crisis Alert Levels and urge overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to return to the Philippines.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

OFWs in Israel urged to get ready to leave; alert level 2 up

By
Mideast Israel Palestinians

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) urges Filipinos in Israel and the West Bank to prepare for possible evacuation as the crisis alert level 2 was raised Tuesday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace