Middle East Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Lawers are at the High Court over Amina Al-Jeffery, who dual British and Saudi Arabian nationalityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

    A British High Court judge says there are reasons to be very concerned about the welfare of a 21-year-old woman who has complained of being imprisoned by her father in Saudi Arabia. Amina Al-Jeffery - who grew up in Swansea and has dual British and Saudi Arabian nationality - says her father, academic Mohammed Al-Jeffery, locks her up because she ''kissed a guy''.

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  2. Turkish coup 'increases' migration flows to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    Migration flows from Turkey to Greece have intensified since the failed coup attempt in Ankara, according to official Greek data. But the European Commission today insisted that the numbers of refugees attempting the perilous crossing of the Aegean is continuing to drop.

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  3. Grapevine: Paths of Jewish LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    On August 1, there will be a premier of the documentary In the Paths of Jewish Lithuania, at the Hibba Center, on Herzog Street near the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens. a- VILNIUS, THE capital of Lithuania, was once known as the Jerusalem of the north, and in the annals of Judaism is referred to as Vilna.

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  4. Israel's 2-year budget structure heads to final vote after dramatic debateBy Lahav HarkovRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The budget structure bill still does not allow for an opportunity for there to be no budget for 2018, which would trigger an early election. After over a week of debates, a filibuster, and mutual recriminations from the coalition and opposition, the Knesset Finance Committee voted to authorize the two-year budget structure Thursday for a final vote expected to take place next week.

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  5. The public broadcasting service:Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The subject that arguably received the most coverage by the media over the past two weeks was the decision by Prime Minister and Communications Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to postpone the launch of the Israel Broadcasting Corporation, which was scheduled to go on air on October 1, replacing the Israel Broadcasting Authority, which is in the process of being dismantled.

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  6. Towards an Arab Urban AgendaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... the Arab region needs equal access to opportunities." Salim Korkmaz from United Cities and Local Governments - Middle East and Western Asia (UCLG-MEWA) emphasised the role of local authorities in dealing with crises and accommodating refugees in the ...

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  7. Bute refugees criticise claims attributed to them about islandRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Refugees on the Isle of Bute have spoken of their immense gratitude to the island community since they came to live here. Seven of the island's refugees came together on Thursday morning to speak out about their experiences of life on Bute following the recent publication of an article in the Daily Mail .

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  8. Islamic State's oil revenue dives as it loses Iraqi territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    Islamic State, pushed off more than half the Iraqi territory it seized in 2014, has suffered a near collapse in revenue from oil smuggling, officials say, forcing it to cut fighters' pay, levy new taxes and raise fines for breaking its religious code. The jihadist group has lost control of a series of oil fields, and is having to sell what production that remains at steep discounts to persuade truck drivers to collect it and run the gauntlet of U.S.-led air strikes.

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  9. State Department 'deeply concerned' over new settlement construction plansRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... in eastern Jerusalem and the West Bank in all of 2015. The statement cited the recent report issued by the Middle East Quartet - made up of the United Nations, Russia, the United States and the European Union, which blamed Israel for eroding the ...

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  10. Saudi snow city tests kingdom's capacity for funRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Star Online

    At a shopping mall in southern Riyadh, a woman shrouded in black robes and bulgy black coat throws snowballs at her young son, giggling underneath a face covering. The boy gleefully lobs snowy projectiles back in her direction.

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  11. Germany trains eye on Turkish group in wake of coup crackdown - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Star Online

    German intelligence officials are re-evaluating an influential Turkish expatriate group as, amid strains in relations between the two countries, they also step up wider efforts to clamp down on Islamist militancy. The Milli Gorus group has close links to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and German officials consider its founders extremist.

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  12. ISIS' oil revenue dives as it loses Iraqi territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    In this Sept. 30, 2015 file photo, smoke rises during a military operation launched by Kurdish troops known as peshmerga to regain control of some villages from ISIS, in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo, File)

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  13. 'Most Progressive Dem Platform in History' Disturbingly Hawkish on Foreign PolicyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... genocide of the Armenians.) The platform insists that Iran "has its fingerprints on almost every conflict in the Middle East," ignoring the fact that in regard to the important conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Iran is on the same side as the ...

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  14. Bashar Al-Assad offers amnesty to Syria rebels who surrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | India.com

    Damascus, Jul 28: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad today offered an amnesty to armed rebels battling his forces if they surrender, the official SANA news agency reported. "Everyone carrying arms And sought by justice Is excluded from full punishment if they hand themselves in and lay down their weapons," SANA said, quoting a presidential decree on the three-month amnesty offer.

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  15. There's been a stealth drop in oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    The markets have been preoccupied with a flurry of political headlines over the last few months such as Brexit and the US presidential election . Both WTI crude and Brent crude prices are currently at levels that were last seen around April's meeting of major oil producers in Doha, Qatar .

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  16. Why the Divest Movement Would Hurt More Than IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Policy Digest

    The self-styled Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has been seeking to discredit and reverse Israeli policies with respect to the Palestinian Territories since 2005. BDS promotes an international boycott of Israeli products, divestment from Israeli companies, and exclusion of artists and academics from the Jewish state, among other things, writes NCPA Research Associate Danielle Zaychik and Senior Fellow David Grantham.

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  17. Meanwhile in BeirutRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    The notion of fear, in all its complexity and banality, organically includes itself within Arbid's narratives. The questions that arise from them turn on continuity and discontinuity, on whether or not to judge a given development in a storyline as a 'break' from what preceded it, and whether or not to perceive a given fear as 'legitimate', or as a product of both individual and collective paranoia.

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  18. Israeli settler-turned-diplomat to take new post in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    For years, Dani Dayan was the West Bank settler movement's face to the outside world. Next week, he'll become the face of Israel to much of North America.

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  19. Raising the Palestinian cause at the DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Eva Putzova held a banner with a simple message just outside the Democratic National Convention floor on Tuesday: "I support Palestinian rights." "I think it's time that Democratic candidates - Hillary, Bernie or anybody else - start taking the issue seriously and start a real national conversation and get behind all human rights, including Palestinian rights," said Putzova, a city council member from Flagstaff, Arizona.

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  20. EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media "worrying"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    A man holds a Turkish flag during an anti coup rally at Taksim square in Istanbul, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Turkey's polarized factions should learn from their mistakes and overcome their antagonism, the main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu said during an interview with The Associated Press.

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