14-Year-Old Palestinian Shot and Killed by Israeli Forces

Fourth EstateZaid Saeed Ghuneim, 14, had just finished dinner and was on the way to his grandparents' house when Israeli forces shot him. | Courtesy photo

A 14-year-old Palestinian boy was shot and killed by Israeli military forces while on the way to his grandparents’ house in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Friday. Zaid Saeed Ghuneim, 14, had just finished dinner and was on …

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Eleven Newborn Babies Killed in Hospital Fire

Fourth EstateTivaouane, Senegal | Fourth Estate

A fire that broke out in the neonatal ward of the Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital in Tivaouane, western Senegal on Thursday claimed the lives of 11 newborn babies. Senegal President Macky Sall revealed the tragic incident in a …

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 Booster Dose for Kids

The United States (US) Food and Drugs Administration approved the expansion of the emergency use authorization (EUA) for a booster shot of Pfizer/COVID-19 BioNTech’s vaccination for children aged 5 to 11. According to a news release from the FDA website, …

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Roblox Forecasts Losses as Pandemic Demand Wanes

Fourth EstateKids Playing Roblox - Henry Burrows

Roblox Corp. said it expects to see losses in the “foreseeable future” as demand for the company’s popular game begins to slow down from pandemic highs. The company reported a 3% decrease in bookings of $631.2 million, well below $645 …

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900,000 Afghans Lose Jobs Since Taliban Takeover In August: SIGAR

The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said Tuesday that at least 900,000 Afghans have lost their jobs since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in mid-August. “500,000 Afghan workers lost employment in the third quarter of 2021. By …

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194 People, Including Women and Children, Illegally Detained in Syria in April

The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said Thursday that at least 194 people, including six children and three women have been detained illegally by Syria regime forces only in April. “Monthly number of arbitrary arrests conducted by the Syrian …

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Three Children Die From Unidentified Form of Hepatitis in Indonesia

Three children in Indonesia died from a mysterious liver disease, the country’s health ministry said, bringing the global death toll to at least four. The Indonesian Health Ministry announced that the children died from “acute hepatitis” in hospitals in capital …

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