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Sudanese policeman dies from wounds after protesters stone vehicle – Middle East Monitor

Sudanese policeman dies from wounds after protesters stone vehicle – Middle East Monitor

A Sudanese policeman has died from his wounds after protesters threw stones at a police vehicle passing close to demonstrations in the capital Khartoum, a police spokesman said on Friday, Reuters reports. The vehicle was passing the area by chance late on Thursday, the spokesman said, adding that a number of suspects had been arrested. […]

From London via Middle East – The Oamaru Mail

From London via Middle East – The Oamaru Mail

The Oamaru Library is filled with thousands of stories. Reporter Tyson Young catches up with community services librarian and deputy manager Jean Rivett, who has a fascinating story of her own. Q Where are you from originally, Jean? I come from northwest Kent in the UK, which is not far from London. Q How did […]

Kushner: Israel, Palestinians will have to compromise in upcoming Trump peace plan – Haaretz

Kushner: Israel, Palestinians will have to compromise in upcoming Trump peace plan – Haaretz

WARSAW – Jared Kushner, senior aide to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday both Israel and the Palestinians will have to compromise in the administration’s peace plan, which will be presented after the upcoming Israeli election in April. Kushner was speaking at a closed session at a U.S.-orchestrated convention on the Middle East in […]

Saudi envoy says kingdom to lift travel warning for Lebanon – Haaretz

Saudi envoy says kingdom to lift travel warning for Lebanon – Haaretz

Saudi Arabia will lift its warning against citizens travelling to Lebanon, its ambassador to Beirut said on Wednesday as a visiting envoy from the kingdom met top Lebanese officials. “Given that the previous security reasons have ended and based on reassurances from the Lebanese government to Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia then is lifting its travel […]

Sudan releases journalists and arrests professors as protests rage on – Middle East Monitor

Sudan releases journalists and arrests professors as protests rage on – Middle East Monitor

Security forces arrested 14 professors who were gathering to protest outside Khartoum University on Tuesday, witnesses said, as anti-government demonstrations neared the end of their eighth week. The arrests come a day after the Sudanese security services released 11 journalists, who were arrested while covering the country‚Äôs anti-government protests. Doctors also rallied outside state and […]

VIDEO: Round-up of this week's Middle East F&B news on The Dish – Caterer Middle East

VIDEO: Round-up of this week's Middle East F&B news on The Dish – Caterer Middle East

The latest episode of The Dish is here to keep you up to date with everything going on in the region’s F&B industry. With the latest news from Massimo Bottura’s new venture Torno Subito, Paul McCartney’s offer to Pope Francis to go vegan, Taqado Mexican Kitchen’s new menu, Marriott International hotels new dining platform More […]

ISIS leader survived coup attempt – report – The Jerusalem Post

ISIS leader survived coup attempt – report – The Jerusalem Post

Share on facebook Share on twitter A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has made what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in the centre of Iraq’s second city, Mosul, according to a video recording posted on the Internet on July […]

38 percent of parents in Middle East struggle to protect their children online – Arab News

38 percent of parents in Middle East struggle to protect their children online – Arab News

RIYADH: While more than half of children between the ages of 6 and 9 use the internet every day, 38 percent of parents in the Middle East feel they cannot control what their children access online.This leaves many at risk of viewing inappropriate content, becoming victims of cyberbullying, or sharing private data unintentionally, and such […]

The Middle East: Contending hegemons – The Kingston Whig-Standard

The Middle East: Contending hegemons – The Kingston Whig-Standard

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, is greeted by Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir in Riyadh on Jan. 13 during his extensive Middle East tour. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images) Exercising a degree of hegemony in the Middle East has long been a central plank of American foreign policy. This all began […]

Fatah rejects Egyptian and Russian initiatives to meet Palestinian factions – Middle East Monitor

Fatah rejects Egyptian and Russian initiatives to meet Palestinian factions – Middle East Monitor

Fatah is reported to have rejected official invitations extended by Egypt and Russia to host Palestinian reconciliation meetings, Resala.net has reported. According to informed sources, Egypt has proposed a meeting in Cairo for the factions, but Fatah has declined as it does not want to meet Hamas anywhere. They added that the secular group which […]