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26 June 2019
The EU mobilises additional €21 million for Palestinian refugees On 26 June, the United Nation Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) announced that the European Commission mobilised €21 million, on top of €82 already paid, into programs aimed to support vulnerable Palestinian refugees in the Middle East.
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26 June 2019
The US-led Manama Conference boycotted by the Palestinian Authority On 25 and 26 June the US organized in Manama, Bahrain, an international conference in the framework of the “Deal of the Century”, to underline the importance of the economy for the Israeli – Palestinian conflict resolution.
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25 June 2019
U.S. and Iran tensions rise The US launched new sanctions against Iran senior figures, which led to a tying up of diplomatic relations. US President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing sanctions on 24 June against the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iranian FM Javad Zarif.
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24 June 2019
Hundreds of migrants arrive to Italy while the NGO Sea Watch is blocked off Lampedusa After 13 days on the sea, the vessel of German NGO Sea Watch is still waiting for the Italian authorities’ permission to disembark 42 people rescued in Libyan waters on 12 June.
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24 June 2019
Istanbul mayoral elections in Turkey On Sunday 23 June, mayoral elections in Istanbul declared Ekrem Imamoglu, leader of the secularist Republican People’s Party (CHP), mayor of the city.
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24 June 2019
The Summit of the Two Shores takes place in Marseille The 5 + 5 foreign ministers (France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya) signed the “Commitments for a new ambition in the Mediterranean” in order to implement the projects proposed by civil society and to respond collectively to the common challenges in the Mediterranean region.
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23 June 2019
Syria and Russia intensify attacks in north eastern cities of Hama and Idlib During the month of June, Assad’s army backed by Russian army’s support intensified military attacks in the regions of Idlib and Hama.
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19 June 2019
China-Arab States Cooperation Forum held in Abu Dhabi On 19 June, the 16th session of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum and the 5th session of the China-Arab States Strategic Dialogue were hosted in Abu Dhabi.
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19 June 2019
UfM organizes its Trade SoM in Brussels and its first regional business forum in Cairo On 13 June, the Senior Officials of UfM member states met in Brussels and on 18 June, UfM celebrated its first regional business forum in Cairo, in the presence of UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel.
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