CMEA BULLETIN (July 9, 2020 – July 16, 2020)

911

1.        Iran drops India from key Chabahar project
https://www.dawn.com/news/1569090/iran-drops-india-from-key-chabahar-project
2.        US General Sees Smaller But Enduring Troop Presence in Iraq
https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/us-general-sees-smaller-enduring-troop-presence-iraq
3.        Union of OIC News Agencies hails Emirates Mars Mission
https://wam.ae/en/details/1395302855153
4.        Egypt offers partnership with Ethiopia on electricity projects to break stalemate in Nile dam talks
https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/07/egypt-electricity-grid-project-ethiopia-sudan-nile-dam.html
5.        Video-Conference Meeting to Discuss Future of OIC
https://iqna.ir/en/news/3471997/video-conference-meeting-to-discuss-future-of-oic
6.        A second revolution? Syrians take to streets under Russia’s watchful eye
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/13/a-second-revolution-syrians-take-to-streets-under-russias-watchful-eye
7.        UN renews Syria aid via Turkey but one of two access points shut
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/renews-syria-aid-turkey-access-points-shut-200712054420871.html
8.        Yemen’s Houthis say Saudi oil facility hit in overnight attack
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/yemen-houthis-saudi-oil-facility-hit-overnight-attack-200713082015159.html
9.        Pakistan stands by Turkey: PM Khan in July 15 message
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/asia-pacific/pakistan-stands-by-turkey-pm-khan-in-july-15-message/1910389
10.    Saudi Arabia: Automatic extension of expats’ residence permits
https://gulfnews.com/world/gulf/saudi/saudi-arabia-automatic-extension-of-expats-residence-permits-1.1594713312626
11.    Defying U.S., China and Iran Near Trade and Military Partnership
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/11/world/asia/china-iran-trade-military-deal.html
12.    Israel: Thousands of protesters call on Netanyahu to resign
https://www.dw.com/en/israel-thousands-of-protesters-call-on-netanyahu-to-resign/a-54179500
13.    Nigeria to become ninth-largest economy as world population shrinks
https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-07-15/Nigeria-to-become-ninth-largest-economy-as-world-population-shrinks-S7zJvuqynS/index.html
14.    Fake Libyan dinars, printed in Russia, fund Haftar’s military
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/fake-libyan-dinars-printed-russia-fund-haftars-military-200713152149713.html
15.    New Tunisia protests over unemployment
https://www.arabnews.com/node/1703296/middle-east
16.    Sudan Will Scrap Alcohol and Apostasy Laws, and End Flogging
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/world/africa/sudan-fgm-alcohol-flogging.html
17.    Coronavirus: South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-53382797
18.    Ivory Coast Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan resigns
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/ivory-coast-vice-president-daniel-kablan-duncan-resigns-200713131134881.html