CMEA BULLETIN (July 9, 2020)

1.        Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in occupied Bethlehem
2.        OIC: $3.998 Million in Development Aid to Lebanon
3.        First phase of Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea project announced
4.        Russian church slams Hagia Sophia plan, Turkey cites sovereignty
5.        Jeremy Corbyn, former leader of the Labour Party delivering a Major Speech on Palestine
6.        U.S. Killing of Iran’s Gen. Soleimani ‘Was Unlawful,’ U.N. Expert Says
7.        Iraq: Killing of prominent expert on armed groups sparks outrage
8.        Yemen: UK to resume Saudi arms sales after humanitarian review
9.        Report: Saudi Arabia launches $800b plan to double size of Riyadh
10.    Iran Hints at Cyber Attacks By Israel or US at Natanz Nuclear Facility; Vows Retaliation
11.    Madagascar announces plans for COVID-Organics capsules
12.    Africa is facing a food crisis due to COVID-19. These seeds could help prevent it
13.    Coronavirus: How fast is it spreading in Africa?
14.    World Bank Approves $55 million IDA Grant for Somalia
15.    France sends skulls of 24 independence fighters back to Algeria
16.    Over 180 Bodies Found Dumped in Burkina Faso Town, Report Says
17.    Tunisia MPs reject motion to blacklist Brotherhood
18.    Turkey’s market share in Libya could increase to 30%
19.    Russia and China veto UN extension of cross-border aid to Syria
20.    Is Ethiopia spiralling into political crisis?
21.    Tensions rise on the Nile over Africa’s largest dam