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Ukraine schedules further power outages Monday
World

Ukraine schedules further power outages Monday

Ukraine’s state-energy company, Ukrenergo, warned Monday morning that the country would face further scheduled and unscheduled power cuts. “From 6:00 a.m.…
In Libya, water cuts add to misery of conflict and coronavirus
Middle East

In Libya, water cuts add to misery of conflict and coronavirus

TUNIS (Reuters) – Cuts to Tripoli’s water and power supply on Tuesday and Wednesday aggravated conditions for civilians after days…
California turns off power to millions to prevent wildfires
World

California turns off power to millions to prevent wildfires

Rolling blackouts set to affect millions of Californians began Wednesday as a utility company started switching off power to an…
Caracas, other parts of Venezuela hit by massive power cut
World

Caracas, other parts of Venezuela hit by massive power cut

Caracas and other parts of crisis-wracked Venezuela were hit by a massive power cut on Monday that the government blamed…
Protests dash Iraqi PM’s chances of new term, hit US hopes of shaping government
Middle East

Protests dash Iraqi PM’s chances of new term, hit US hopes of shaping government

  SULAIMANIYA/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Violent protests in the Iraqi city of Basra have all but ended US-backed Prime Minister…
Gaza power plant shuts down, causing unprecedented blackout
Middle East

Gaza power plant shuts down, causing unprecedented blackout

The electricity supply to Gaza’s 2 million residents has dropped to unprecedented lows, with blackouts lasting for more than 24…
After decade of Hamas, Gaza short on freedom, jobs, electricity
Middle East

After decade of Hamas, Gaza short on freedom, jobs, electricity

Grim records mark the 10th anniversary of Hamas rule in Gaza — the longest-ever daily electricity and water cuts, 60…
Palestinian power struggle threatens further Gaza power cuts
Middle East

Palestinian power struggle threatens further Gaza power cuts

When Gaza’s 2 million residents break their dawn-to-dusk fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, much of the territory…
Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza’s electricity
Middle East

Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza’s electricity

With the prospect looming of a Middle East peace initiative by a new US administration more sympathetic to Israel, Palestinian…
3rd week of darkness for Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah cities, students protest
Egypt

3rd week of darkness for Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah cities, students protest

Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah cities entered their third consecutive week of power outages on Sunday, which are caused by a…
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