Day: 22/04/2019

BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT, SANCTIONS UPDATE

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For those unfamiliar with the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Campaign (BDS), it is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. It upholds the simple principle that Palestinians a…

Source: BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT, SANCTIONS UPDATE

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PressTV-Saudi journalist sentenced to 5 years in jail in secret trial

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Saudi officials have secretly tried prominent journalist Ali al-Dhafiri and sentenced him to five years in prison.

Source: PressTV-Saudi journalist sentenced to 5 years in jail in secret trial

Iraq hosts Saudi Arabia and Iran at parliamentary conference

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BAGHDAD: Iraq is hosting senior parliamentary officials from Saudi Arabia and Iran on Saturday as Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi seeks to bolster his country’s nascent role as a mediator in the

Source: Iraq hosts Saudi Arabia and Iran at parliamentary conference

Syria’s Assad discusses peace talks, trade with Russian envoys

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BEIRUT/MOSCOW: Syrian President Bashar Assad met senior officials from his strongest ally Russia in Damascus on Friday and Saturday to discuss upcoming peace talks and trade between the two

Source: Syria’s Assad discusses peace talks, trade with Russian envoys

‘Oil is everything’: Why Western allies like US & France swing weight in favor of Libya’s Haftar — RT World News

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General Haftar, whose forces are on the move towards Tripoli, is the right man for the West to feed their oil appetites – but he is also the one who can switch sides quickly, analysts told RT.

Source: ‘Oil is everything’: Why Western allies like US & France swing weight in favor of Libya’s Haftar — RT World News

France said to tell Lebanon: Israel won’t tolerate Iranian-backed missile plant

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Al-Hayat newspaper reports Paris issues warning to Beirut, based on intel from Jerusalem on Tehran-backed, weapons-manufacturing facility

Source: France said to tell Lebanon: Israel won’t tolerate Iranian-backed missile plant