Norway host donor group for Palestine facing a $1.4B Deficit
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Norway host donor group for Palestine facing a $1.4B Deficit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norway host donor group for Palestine facing a $1.4B Deficit. Peace with Palestine and Israel is unlikely Norway Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide led a video meeting of donor countries in the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) for Palestine. EU High Representative Josep Borrell co-hosted the meeting. For the Palestinians, Prime Minister Mohammad Read More…

UK announces £160 million to Yemem to fight the coronavirus
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UK announces £160 million to Yemem to fight the coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK announces £160 million to Yemem to fight the coronavirus. UK has already committed £970 million to Yemen A new package of UK aid worth £160million will help fight coronavirus and address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced today. Speaking ahead of today’s UN conference on Yemen’s humanitarian crisis, the Read More…

Iraq is greater than the challenges facing it
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Iraq is greater than the challenges facing it

Reading Time: 3 minutes Iraq is greater than the challenges facing it. Low oil prices, COVID-19, US military withdrawal Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi called for national unity as he outlined the difficulties facing the country, saying that Iraq is greater than the challenges facing it. In an article published on Monday, Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi said that he wanted to put before Read More…

Saudi Arabia: Prince in Incommunicado Detention For 41 Days
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Saudi Arabia: Prince in Incommunicado Detention For 41 Days

Reading Time: 3 minutes Saudi Arabia: Prince in Incommunicado Detention For 41 Days. The Prince Was Also Detained In November 2017 Source Claims Arbitrary Detention, Possible Enforced Disappearance (Beirut) – Saudi authorities detained Prince Faisal bin Abdullah Al Saud, a son of the late King Abdullah and former head of the Saudi Red Crescent Society, on March 27, 2020 and have Read More…

Iraq produces urgently needed COVID-19 Laboratory Testing
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Iraq Produces Urgently Needed COVID-19 Laboratory Testing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iraq produces urgently needed COVID-19 Laboratory Testing. Iraq Is In A Race Against Time The COVID-19 Crisis Cell at Basra University in southern Iraq, with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), successfully manufactured essential laboratory materials used in testing suspected cases of COVID-19. The material, virus transport medium (VTM), is a gel-like substance used Read More…

US Coronavirus Deaths Top 20,000 On Easter Lockdown
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US Coronavirus Deaths Top 20,000 On Easter Lockdown

Reading Time: 3 minutes US Coronavirus Deaths Top 20,000 On Easter Lockdown. Another Grimm Milestone Reached By The United States AFP The United States passed the grim milestone of 20,000 coronavirus deaths Saturday as huge swaths of the globe celebrated the Easter holiday weekend under lockdown at home. The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 20,506 Read More…

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UN Chief Urges Rolling Back Sanctions To Contain Coronavirus Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Nations leadership called for rolling back international sanctions regimes around the world, saying they are heightening the health risks for millions of people and weakening the global effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, Foreign Policy reported on March 24. The appeal reflects mounting concerns that sanctioned regimes may be impeding efforts Read More…

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Will Terrorism Ever Stop In Afghanistan?

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Ashraf Ghani met today with a number of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan elders and influential figures at the Presidential Palace. Aftab Ahmad Sherpao, Farhatullah Babar, Afrasiab Khattak, Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, Mahmood Khan Achakzai, Mohsin Dawar and Bushra Gohar who had visited Kabul to attend the President Ghani’s swearing-in ceremony, extended their congratulations to the Read More…