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9 September 2019
Abdelfattah Mourou, a moderate Islamist Abdelfattah Mourou, a 71-years-old Tunisian lawyer, is Ennahda’s candidate for the presidential elections in Tunisia.
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2 September 2019
Abbas announces Palestinian intention to suspend all deals with Israel On 26 July, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced the creation of a committee to study how to stop the implementation of all the agreements signed with Israel, without giving more details.
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2 September 2019
NGOs’ boats continue rescuing migrants despite European States’ opposition Over the last weeks, five different NGOs have been rescuing hundreds of migrants off Libyan coasts and asked for a “safety port” on EU soil, leading to a strong debate on the need for a common European response to this humanitarian emergency.
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30 August 2019
Spain approves an extra 32 million aid to Morocco for curbing irregular migration On 23 August, Spanish acting government approved a €32.2 million aid to support Moroccan efforts to stop irregular migration. In the same week, 150 migrants tried to cross the border fence in Ceuta and 200 migrants were rescued by the Spanish coast guard.
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29 August 2019
Meeting in Vienna to save the Iranian Nuclear Deal On 29 July, officials from the UK, France, Germany, Russia, China and Iran met in Vienna in an extraordinary meeting to try to preserve the JCPOA.
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29 August 2019
Tension rises between Israel and Lebanon after Israeli drone operations in Beirut and Beqaa On 26 August, Israeli airstrikes on Beqaa Valley’s town of Qusaya (close to the Lebanese-Syrian border) targeted the “Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command”, without causing any injuries, according to Lebanese authorities.
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28 August 2019
Al Sarraj meets Tunisian PM Chahed and UN envoy to Libya Salamé In late July, the Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj met in Tunis with the Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed and the Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, in order to discuss about the current situation in Tripoli and Libya.
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28 August 2019
Egypt signs a $2 billion military deal with Russia On 28 August, the National Interest magazine reported that Egyptian authorities had signed a $2 billion military agreement with Russia to buy 50 warplanes.
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28 August 2019
Qatar becomes the first foreign investor in Turkey According to a Turkish Central Bank’s report on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Turkey, Qatar has become the first foreign investor in the country.
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