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Jordan Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak concept
Middle East

COVID19 gets Jordan to confront its tobacco problem

Jordan had banned smoking cigarettes in closed public spaces in 2008. But the implementation of the ban was non-existent and it is not surprising in a country….

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Opinion

Social media monitoring in Turkey: detention, prosecutions over criticisms of Erdogan’s regime

Turkish authorities have detained and prosecuted large numbers of journalists and activists over social media posts criticizing Turkey’s regime, including the Erdogan’s management of COVID-19….

Iran atomic energy exhibition
News

Iran hints at cyber attack at nuclear facility

The resulting fire caused extensive damage to the advanced centrifuges being produced at the Natanz Fuel Enrichment Plant….

Electrical substations in Libya
News Opinion

Turkey to solve Libyan crisis of electricity, thousand million dollars projects announced

On June 29, the president of the General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL), Abdul Majeed Hamzah, had a long meeting with the Turkish ambassador to Tripoli, Serhat Aksin….

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Middle East News

Erdogan visits Qatar to seek funds for strengthening regional footing despite COVID19 travel curbs

On Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Qatar to seek more funds for its plummeting economy as the country…

Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Greece Nikos Dendias
News Politics

Greek Foreign Minister demand Turkey to leave Libya

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met today with the president of the Libyan Parliament, Aguila Saleh, in Tobruk, eastern Libya….

President Donald Trump
Middle East News

No takers for extending Iran’s arms embargo

It became abundantly clear in the United National Security Council meeting on Tuesday that there is little appetite to meet the US….

National Flag of Italy
News Opinion

Italy confiscates 14 tons of amphetamines made by ISIS, probably destined for Syrian mercenaries in Libya

On Tuesday, the Italian of Naples seized 14 tons of amphetamines, 84 million of captagon-branded tablets, produced in Syria by ISIS to finance terrorism. Their worth on the market is over 1 billion euros….

Journalist Ruhollah Zam
News Politics

Journalist sentenced to death in Iran, his work inspired the 2017 economic protests

Iran has sentenced to death a journalist whose online work helped inspire the 2017 economic protests and who returned from exile to Tehran….

Unidentified Tanzania soldiers
News

Libya at the brink of crucial battle

The decade-old Libyan civil war may have arrived at a turning point. And ironically, it’s mercenaries who are the forefront of the battle….