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Coronavirus: Turks stream outside for first lockdown-free weekend in almost two months
Jun07

Coronavirus: Turks stream outside for first lockdown-free weekend in almost two months

Coronavirus: Turks stream outside for first lockdown-free weekend in almost two months President Tayyip Erdogan is said to be taking risk canceling lockdowns for sake of Turkey’s economy MEE and agencies Sun, 06/07/2020 – 00:45 People have lunch on Saturday at Istanbul’s Poyrazkoy Beach next to Bosphorus as Yavuz Sultan Selim...

Netanyahu says Palestinians in annexed land will not be offered Israeli citizenship
May28

Netanyahu says Palestinians in annexed land will not be offered Israeli citizenship

Netanyahu says Palestinians in annexed land will not be offered Israeli citizenship Residents in the Jordan Valley will live in isolated communities under Israeli security control but under PA rule, prime minister says MEE staff Thu, 05/28/2020 – 13:32 Israeli soldiers stand at attention as Palestinian demonstrators take part in a protest...

Netanyahu says annexing Jordan Valley an ‘historic opportunity’
May28

Netanyahu says annexing Jordan Valley an ‘historic opportunity’

Netanyahu says annexing Jordan Valley an ‘historic opportunity’ The Israeli prime minister said that Palestinians had to make concessions without a negotiation process MEE staff Thu, 05/28/2020 – 13:32 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a cabinet meeting of the new government in the Knesset in Jerusalem, 24 May...

Turkey’s launching a Russian news site, but its manager insists it comes in peace
May27

Turkey’s launching a Russian news site, but its manager insists it comes in peace

Turkey’s launching a Russian news site, but its manager insists it comes in peace Media has created much acrimony between the occasionally competitive powers, though a TRT official claims they are not there to fan the flames Ragip Soylu Wed, 05/27/2020 – 12:31 TRT’s Russian service publishes news, columns and broadcasts...

Russian fighters reportedly flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat
May25

Russian fighters reportedly flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat

Russian fighters reportedly flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat Departure of Russian mercenaries would be another blow to LNA of eastern Libyan military leader Khalifa Haftar and his foreign allies MEE and agencies Sun, 05/24/2020 – 23:06 Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-recognised GNA parade captured Russian-made Pantsir...

Lebanon at risk of major food crisis, warns prime minister
May21

Lebanon at risk of major food crisis, warns prime minister

Lebanon at risk of major food crisis, warns prime minister Hassan Diab says many people may soon find it hard to afford bread due to effects of financial crisis and coronavirus MEE and agencies Thu, 05/21/2020 – 13:38 Diab blamed decades of political mismanagement and corruption for a lack of investment in agriculture …read more...

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in home
May17

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in home

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in home Preliminary reports suggest that Du Wei, who took the post in February, may have died due to a cardiac incident MEE and agencies Sun, 05/17/2020 – 10:25 Du Wei, China’s ambassador to Israel, is pictured during a news briefing in Kiev, Ukraine on 30 August 2019 …read more Source::...

Arabic press review: Saudi firms not paying workers’ wages amid pandemic
May08

Arabic press review: Saudi firms not paying workers’ wages amid pandemic

Arabic press review: Saudi firms not paying workers’ wages amid pandemic Meanwhile, Ukrainian authorities detain an Egyptian dissident, and Yemen’s Central Bank warns of potential economic collapse Mohammad Ayesh Fri, 05/08/2020 – 13:31 Health workers prepare to perform nose swab tests during a drive-through coronavirus test...

UK politicians call for sanctions against Israel over West Bank annexation plans
May02

UK politicians call for sanctions against Israel over West Bank annexation plans

UK politicians call for sanctions against Israel over West Bank annexation plans Letter signed by 127 current and former officials calls on British government to ‘take a lead’ in upholding international law MEE staff Fri, 05/01/2020 – 21:24 ‘Countries should not change borders or acquire territory by force,’ Boris...

Israel’s Netanyahu and Gantz agree on plan to annex parts of West Bank: Report
Apr07

Israel’s Netanyahu and Gantz agree on plan to annex parts of West Bank: Report

Israel’s Netanyahu and Gantz agree on plan to annex parts of West Bank: Report The two Israeli leaders would present plan to government this summer, Haaretz reports MEE staff Mon, 04/06/2020 – 19:36 Acquisition of territory by force is illegal under international law (AFP/File photo) …read more Source:: Middle East...