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27 September 2019
Teachers’ strike in Jordan continues without a solution in sight Teachers from the public education sector have been striking in Jordan since last 8 September in response to what they consider very low salaries and lack of respect from the Jordanian government.
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27 September 2019
Tension in the Gulf leaves its mark on the UN General Assembly Recent tensions in the Gulf were at the centre of diplomatic talks at the UN General Assembly. Heads of State and Government focused on ramifications of the recent attack on two Saudi petrol facilities and on the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
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26 September 2019
Libya under the spotlight at the UN General Assembly amid renewed military clashes on the ground On 22 September, clashes between General Khalifa Haftar’s forces and the Government of National Accord’s (GNA) army resumed in southern areas of Tripoli. The GNA’s Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj reacted from the UN General Assembly, in New York, accusing foreign forces of helping Haftar.
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26 September 2019
Algeria jails prominent personalities of the Bouteflika’s regime On 25 September, Blida’s military court condemned several figures of the Bouteflika’s power circle, such as the ex-President’s brother Said Bouteflika, Mohamed Mediene and Bachir Tartag to 15 years in prison for “conspiracy against the army” and against the “authority of the state”.
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26 September 2019
Chairs and vice-chairs of EP Delegations elected, including the Maghreb and the Mashrek Delegations On 26 September, the Chairs and vice-chairs of the different EP Delegations were elected among their members. MEP Andrea Cozzolino from the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats will chair the Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union, while the MEP Isabel Santos, from the same political group, will head the Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries.
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25 September 2019
Aramco requests banks proposals to finance a project loan of 1 billion dollars The Saudi oil company Aramco has asked banks to submit proposals for a project finance loan for an amount of more than $1 billion, according to Reuters.
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25 September 2019
Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi visits Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security Iraqi Prime Minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, visited Saudi Arabia this week and met with HM King Salman and with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
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25 September 2019
Israeli President asks Netanyahu to form a new government According to the official results, Benny Gantz’s Blue and White Party was the most voted one with 33 seats in the September 17 elections, followed by Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud (32 seats) and Ayman Odeh’s Arab Joint List (13 seats).
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24 September 2019
Italian authorities allow the Ocean Viking to disembark 182 migrants in Italy On 22 September, the Ocean Viking, a humanitarian rescue ship operated by SOS Mediterranée in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (MSF), was allowed by Italian authorities to disembark 182 people rescued at sea, including six small children and a pregnant woman.
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