Wednesday, 21 August 2019
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Australia joins U.S.-led mission to protect Gulf shipping

Added: 21.08.2019 11:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels traveling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.


New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees

Added: 21.08.2019 4:26 | 13 views | 0 comments

Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the policy undermines the character of a nation praised for its response to deadly mosque attacks this year.


Saudi Arabia Begins Implementing End To Travel Restrictions For Woman

Added: 21.08.2019 1:12 | 18 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, the state news agency SPA reported Tuesday, following a flurry of royal decrees approving the changes, Middle East Memo reported. Riyadh has long faced international criticism over the status of Saudi women. Rights groups say women are often treated as second-class citizens under rules requiring them to get the consent of a male guardian for important decisions throughout their entire lives, regardless of age, according to Reuters. The authorities have steadily chipped away at those restrictions in recent years, including ending a ban on women driving cars last year. A...

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Liverpool star on women's rights in the Middle East

Added: 19.08.2019 18:18 | 24 views | 0 comments

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the player was alleged to have sexually harassed a woman on social media.


Islamist terror plots in Europe declining, but schemes getting more 'creative,' analysis says

Added: 19.08.2019 17:35 | 10 views | 0 comments

Despite being driven from its former Iraq and Syria strongholds six months ago, ISIS continues to find ways to wreak havoc across the Middle East, remaining an innovative -- if less strategically successful -- terror force.

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A toxic rift opens between Democrats and Israel after the nation refuses entry to two members of Congress

Added: 17.08.2019 1:17 | 30 views | 0 comments

Support for the Middle Eastern democracy had ebbed as President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became fast allies, fracturing what has been decades of bipartisan support for Israel.

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!'

Added: 17.08.2019 0:17 | 9 views | 0 comments

President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation.

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Beautyworld Middle East to hold largest ever edition from 15-17 April 2019 in Dubai

Added: 16.08.2019 17:17 | 56 views | 0 comments

Beautyworld Middle East 2019 is set to welcome more than 1,750 exhibitors from 62 countries when doors open from 15-17 April at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. With 25 country pavilions, six product groups (Hair, Nails, and Salon Suppliers; Cosmetics and Skincare; Personal Care and Hygiene; Machinery, Packaging, Raw Materials, and Contract Manufacturing; Fragrance Compounds and Finished Fragrances; and Natural and Organic), a comprehensive educational programme (...) -


Rare visit to Strait of Hormuz as Iran-U.S. tensions rise

Added: 15.08.2019 16:21 | 6 views | 0 comments

The U.S. is trying to build an international coalition to counter Iran's influence in the Middle East, especially in the Strait of Hormuz. The White House says it wants to protect oil tankers and shipping routes in the region. Imtiaz Tyab is the only U.S. network correspondent to gain access to Iran's territorial waters since the recent spike in tensions, and he joins CBSN with a closer look.



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