CAMEA Bulletin – News from Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (May 04, 2023)

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Afghanistan

1. Afghan foreign minister Muttaqi to visit Pakistan by weekend: Kabul
https://www.dawn.com/news/1750484
2. UN Summit in Qatar on Afghanistan Ends, Another Planned
https://thediplomat.com/2023/05/un-summit-in-qatar-on-afghanistan-ends-another-planned/
3. Hina Khar calls for taking credible steps in support of Afghan people
https://www.nation.com.pk/02-May-2023/hina-khar-calls-for-taking-credible-steps-in-support-of-afghan-people
4. Afghan women fighting for their future under the Taliban rule
https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/they-are-revolution-afghan-women-fighting-their-future-under-taliban
5. U.N. struggling to strike balance in Afghanistan amid humanitarian crisis
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/05/02/un-afghanistan-doha-talks/
6. Afghanistan thanks Saudi Arabia for help in Sudan evacuation
https://www.arabnews.com/node/2294701/world
7. Export of Turkmenistan Gas to Pakistan Via Afghanistan Has Begun: Officials
https://tolonews.com/business-183175
8. UN holds Afghanistan crisis talks in Qatar, without Taliban
https://www.dawn.com/news/1750311
9. The Taliban Aim to Divide and Conquer
https://foreignpolicy.com/2023/05/01/taliban-afghanistan-united-nations-guterres-diplomacy/
10. UN chief vows to defend rights of women and girls in Afghanistan
https://www.arabnews.com/node/2296526/world

Middle East

11. ​ ​AI: Israeli authorities use facial recognition technology to entrench apartheid
https://english.wafa.ps/Pages/Details/135597
12. Syria on way back to Arab fold as isolation crumbles
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-65457183
13. What are the implications of Sudan’s fighting for Egypt?
https://www.aljazeera.com/program/inside-story/2023/4/30/what-are-the-implications-of-sudans-fighting-on-egypt
14. Yemen’s Tragedy: War, Stalemate, and Suffering
https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/yemen-crisis
15. ​Erdogan says Turkey has killed suspected ISIL leader
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/5/1/erdogan-says-turkey-has-killed-suspected-isil-leader
16. Turkey closes airspace to Armenian airline without warning, Armenpress reports
https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/turkey-closes-airspace-armenian-airline-without-warning-agency-2023-04-29/
17. Iran’s president heads to Damascus for first trip since 2010
https://www.france24.com/en/middle-east/20230503-iran-s-president-heads-to-damascus-for-first-trip-since-2010
18. OPEC oil output falls on Iraq, Nigeria outages, Reuters survey finds
https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/opec-oil-output-falls-iraq-nigeria-outages-reuters-survey-finds-2023-05-02/

Africa

19. Sudan crisis: Civilians facing catastrophe as 100,000 flee fighting – UN
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-65448691
20. The Pakistanis who chose to stay in Sudan, despite conflict
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/5/1/the-pakistanis-staying-behind-in-conflict-torn-sudan
21. Government of Djibouti launches crackdown on ‘irregular’ migrants
https://www.france24.com/en/africa/20230430-government-of-djibouti-launches-crackdown-on-irregular-migrants
22. Ethiopia: Dozens Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Overthrow Abiy’s Government
https://allafrica.com/stories/202305020393.html