Despite difficulties to bring goods into Gaza, factory hopes to employ up to 1,000 Palestinians directly or indirectly and keep 3 million bottles in circulation.
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Some 2,500 Europeans may still be fighting in the Middle East and could add chemical and cyber warfare to their arsenal, the EU's counter-terrorism coordinator says.
Egypt takes another step to restrict human rights NGOs and media; as in Israel, they are seen as source of all evil
Meanwhile, Syrian rebels vow to continue fighting in east Aleppo in the face of sudden government advances.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed its first oil output cuts since 2008, an OPEC source told Reuters on Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia, which follows an ultraconservative interpretation of Islam, is the only country in the world that does not allow women to drive.
UNESCO sites, desert treks, ski and shopping jaunts – these are among the attractions drawing millions each year to Iran. Still, all is not smooth sailing.
Iraqi government and Kurdish forces surround the city from the north, east and south, while Popular Mobilisation forces - a coalition of Iranian-backed Shi'ite groups - are trying to close in from the west.
After the shooting earlier this month, Jordan state media reported that the three U.S. Army sergeants killed had sparked a firefight by disobeying orders from Jordanians.
Erdogan has long sought constitutional change to strengthen what had been in the past a largely ceremonial position in Turkey.