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Qatar To Host Afghanistan Peace Negotiations

Friday, September 11, 2020, GMT 6:51 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

Qatar has been active in trying to mediate regional conflicts this year and was previously involved in talks between Israel and Hamas. Qatar will host peace negotiations on the conflict…

Topic:Peace Processes and Conflict Resolution

The Needed Reset For The US-Egypt Relationship

Friday, September 11, 2020, GMT 6:40 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

THE US-EGYPTIAN RELATIONSHIP IS UNBALANCED In my years working on US-Egypt relationship, I have never seen the relationship as unbalanced and ineffective for American interests as it is at this…

Topic:Assessment & Opinion
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UAE-Israel Deal Breaks Arab Unity

Friday, September 11, 2020, GMT 3:45 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

Although hiding behind claims of 'peace,' the U.S., UAE and Israel are actually failing the Middle East as their policies fuel divisions in the region while jeopardizing the decadeslong Palestinian…

Topic:Peace Processes and Conflict Resolution

GNA, Haftar Delegations Agree for Key Posts in Libya Government

Friday, September 11, 2020, GMT 1:01 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

Delegates from Libya’s internationally recognized government and from putschist Gen. Khalifa Haftar 's side on Thursday agreed on the criteria for appointments to their country's key institutions, a joint statement…

Topic:Peace Processes and Conflict Resolution

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

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…