CMEA BULLETIN (July 9, 2020)

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1.        Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in occupied Bethlehem
https://english.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2020/7/6/israel-to-build-164-illegal-settler-homes-in-bethlehem
2.        OIC: $3.998 Million in Development Aid to Lebanon
https://www.oic-oci.org/topic/?t_id=23589&t_ref=14070&lan=en
3.        First phase of Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea project announced
https://gulfnews.com/world/gulf/saudi/first-phase-of-saudi-arabias-red-sea-project-announced-1.1593969225458
4.        Russian church slams Hagia Sophia plan, Turkey cites sovereignty
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/russian-church-blasts-turkey-hagia-sophia-plan-200704203432716.html
5.        Jeremy Corbyn, former leader of the Labour Party delivering a Major Speech on Palestine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt0C5uyuTO4
6.        U.S. Killing of Iran’s Gen. Soleimani ‘Was Unlawful,’ U.N. Expert Says
https://www.npr.org/2020/07/07/888179625/u-s-killing-of-irans-gen-soleimani-was-unlawful-u-n-expert-says
7.        Iraq: Killing of prominent expert on armed groups sparks outrage
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2020/07/iraq-killing-prominent-expert-armed-groups-sparks-outrage-200707161317635.html
8.        Yemen: UK to resume Saudi arms sales after humanitarian review
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-53324251
9.        Report: Saudi Arabia launches $800b plan to double size of Riyadh
https://gulfnews.com/world/gulf/saudi/report-saudi-arabia-launches-800b-plan-to-double-size-of-riyadh-1.72460439
10.    Iran Hints at Cyber Attacks By Israel or US at Natanz Nuclear Facility; Vows Retaliation
https://eurasiantimes.com/iran-hints-at-cyber-attacks-by-israel-or-us-at-natanz-nuclear-facility-vows-retaliation/
11.    Madagascar announces plans for COVID-Organics capsules
https://www.africanews.com/2020/06/19/madagascar-prez-dismisses-all-critics-would-they-doubt-european-cure/
12.    Africa is facing a food crisis due to COVID-19. These seeds could help prevent it
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/africa-food-crisis-covid-19-seed-revolution/
13.    Coronavirus: How fast is it spreading in Africa?
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-53181555
14.    World Bank Approves $55 million IDA Grant for Somalia
http://venturesafrica.com/world-bank-approves-55-million-ida-grant-for-somalia/
15.    France sends skulls of 24 independence fighters back to Algeria
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/07/03/africa/france-algeria-resistance-skulls-return-scli-intl/index.html
16.    Over 180 Bodies Found Dumped in Burkina Faso Town, Report Says
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/07/07/world/africa/burkina-faso-bodies-military.amp.html
17.    Tunisia MPs reject motion to blacklist Brotherhood
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/tunisia-mps-reject-motion-to-blacklist-brotherhood/1899429
18.    Turkey’s market share in Libya could increase to 30%
https://www.dailysabah.com/business/economy/turkeys-market-share-in-libya-could-increase-to-30
19.    Russia and China veto UN extension of cross-border aid to Syria
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/russia-china-veto-extension-cross-border-aid-syria-200708070858597.html
20.    Is Ethiopia spiralling into political crisis?
https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/thestream/2020/07/ethiopia-spiralling-political-crisis-200705132544285.html
21.    Tensions rise on the Nile over Africa’s largest dam
https://www.ft.com/content/d64d1609-75b5-46f1-93f0-bd5049501665