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      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...

      Trump’s new budget proposal boosts defence spending, slashes foreign aid
      Feb10

      Trump’s new budget proposal boosts defence spending, slashes foreign aid

      Trump’s new budget proposal boosts defence spending, slashes foreign aid The US president’s plan includes a 21 percent cut to foreign aid and a nearly $20bn funding increase to ‘modernise’ Washington’s nuclear weapons arsenal MEE staff Mon, 02/10/2020 – 18:10 US President Donald Trump speaks at the White House...

      Russia says Israel used civilian plane as shield during Syria strikes
      Feb07

      Russia says Israel used civilian plane as shield during Syria strikes

      Russia says Israel used civilian plane as shield during Syria strikes A civilian jet carrying 172 passengers came under Syrian fire during Israeli raids on Thursday, says Russian army MEE and agencies Fri, 02/07/2020 – 09:55 Data from Flight Radar indicated that a Syrian Cham Wings plane diverted to a Russian-controlled airport near...

      Russia-Turkey tensions play out in media following deadly Syria clashes
      Feb04

      Russia-Turkey tensions play out in media following deadly Syria clashes

      Russia-Turkey tensions play out in media following deadly Syria clashes Antagonistic articles have followed a breakdown in Ankara-Moscow relations and Syrian government forces’ killing of eight Turkish soldiers Ragip Soylu Tue, 02/04/2020 – 13:35 Turkish and Russian military vehicles return following a joint patrol in northeast Syria...

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner
      Jan21

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner Iran’s aviation body asks for international help in black box analysis, after confirming two surface-to-air missiles had brought down the plane MEE and agencies Tue, 01/21/2020 – 10:59 The coffins of Iranian victims of the Ukrainian plane crash during funeral ceremony...

      Turkish public believes Turkey has no friends – but Turks
      Jan17

      Turkish public believes Turkey has no friends – but Turks

      Turkish public believes Turkey has no friends – but Turks New study indicates that historical grievances and nationalist policies are making Turkey’s population feel ever more isolated Ragip Soylu Fri, 01/17/2020 – 14:11 A man sits on the bank of the Bosphorus Strait (AFP) …read more Source:: Middle East...

      Iran’s judiciary says arrests made over airliner downing as protests continue
      Jan14

      Iran’s judiciary says arrests made over airliner downing as protests continue

      Iran’s judiciary says arrests made over airliner downing as protests continue Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says everyone responsible for the plane crash must be punished for the incident MEE and agencies Tue, 01/14/2020 – 10:16 The air disaster claimed the lives of all 176 passengers and crew on board, most of them Iranians...