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Who Is behind Wave of Killings of Tribal Sheikhs in East Syria?

Friday, September 11, 2020, GMT 11:57 am
By:Mena Pacs Team

Syria 's eastern province of Deir ez-Zor sees escalating tensions between Arab tribes and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces. Matsher Hamoud al-Hafl, a sheikh from the Akidat tribe, the largest…

Topic:Post Electoral Violence
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Coalition Withdrawal From Base Near Baghdad Worries Locals

Thursday, September 10, 2020, GMT 9:30 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

The recent pullout of international coalition personnel from Camp Taji, the first airstrike in years in an area close to the capital Baghdad , and continued targeting of facilities keep…

Topic:Defense Analysis
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UN: Houthi Rebels in Yemen Recruited Teenage Girls

Thursday, September 10, 2020, GMT 8:59 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

UN-backed investigators have found evidence that rebels in Yemen recruited nearly three dozen teenage girls - some said to be survivors of sexual violence - as spies, medics, guards, and…

Topic:Youth Issues

Panic Amid Towering Inferno at Beirut’s Port

Thursday, September 10, 2020, GMT 5:30 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

Beirut, Lebanon - A towering inferno at Beirut's port has caused widespread panic in the Lebanese capital, just two days after another fire was put out at the site of…

Topic:Governance

Arab League: Ministers Agree not to Condemn UAE-Israel Deal

Thursday, September 10, 2020, GMT 3:14 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

After three-hour talks, some Arab countries attempted to add provisions to give legitimacy to UAE-Israel deal. Palestinian leaders won renewed Saudi support for Palestinian statehood on Wednesday but failed to…

Topic:Assessment & Opinion

Can Egypt Prosecute 54 Million Voters?

Thursday, September 10, 2020, GMT 2:45 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

In a first of its kind, Egypt has referred more than 54 million voters to the public prosecution office for their failure to vote in the Senate elections. CAIRO —…

Topic:Justice, Security Reform

Demolition of Egypt ’s Heritage: Reality and Dangers

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, GMT 10:54 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

In recent years, successive governments in Egypt have demolished many heritage sites, under the pretext of development, which infuriated citizens as well as specialists who condemned this unacceptable behavior. However,…

Topic:Governance
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Iran Advances Diplomacy With Switzerland and India

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, GMT 10:32 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

In yet another diplomatic push to ease mounting pressure from the United States, Iran 's officials were busy hosting two visiting foreign ministers to talk solutions for economic relief. From…

Topic:Regional Economic Outlook
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