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26 October 2018
Netanyahu visits Oman for the first time since 1996 After Palestinian leader Abbas visited Oman last week, Netanyahu also met with Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said on historical visit, during which the leaders discussed the Middle East peace process, in addition to such topics as economy and innovation.
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26 October 2018
Strong floods worsen humanitarian conditions for refugees In Lebanon and Turkey, strong floods have caused the death of at least 6 refugees, and massive rains have swamped refugee camps, worsening the already precarious humanitarian conditions.
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25 October 2018
President Juncker & Commissioner Hahn’s visit to Tunis European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn paid an official visit to Tunisia signing projects for 300 million euros.
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25 October 2018
European Parliament demands a series of measures against Saudi Arabia due to Khashoggi case. European Parliament has urged HR/VP and Member States to be ready to impose sanctions, including visa bans and asset freezes against Saudi individuals, as well as human rights sanctions against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, once the facts about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi are established.
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24 October 2018
Algerian parliament elects new speaker Algeria’s lower house of parliament elected Mouad Bouchareb as its new speaker to replace Said Bouhadja, accused of mismanagement.
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24 October 2018
Arbitrary restrictions on movement in Tunisia According to Amnesty International’s recent report, Tunisian “national plan to combat terrorism” has led to severe restriction of the right to freedom of movement, often based on appearance, religious practices or previous criminal convictions.
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23 October 2018
Turkish ultra-nationalist party called off alliance with Erdogan The Nationalist Movement Party withdrew its support for the Turkish President’s AKP Party, calling off an electoral alliance for upcoming local elections.
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23 October 2018
France “condemned” by UN Human Rights Committee over ban on niqab in public spaces A group of 18 independent UN experts condemns France for banning niqab in public states, saying that the law “violates” religious freedom as defined in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
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23 October 2018
Human Rights Watch accuses Palestinian Authority of using systematic torture Human Rights Watch accuses the security forces of the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority and Hamas of routinely arresting and torturing critics and opponents to try to stifle dissent.
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