Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu says he will visit more Arab states soon

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu says he will visit more Arab states soon

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the visiting Chadian president in Jerusalem on Sunday that he expects to make more trips to Arab countries in the near future after going to Oman last month. Israel only has diplomatic ties with two Arab states, Egypt and Jordan, though Netanyahu has hinted at warmer relations with Gulf […]

Teacher and schoolchildren killed in regime shelling near Idlib: Monitor

Teacher and schoolchildren killed in regime shelling near Idlib: Monitor

Traffic policemen stand in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on 17 November 2018 (AFP/File photo) Nine civilians, including seven children, have been killed in Syrian government shelling in Idlib province, the last rebel-held bastion in the war-torn country, AFP news agency reported. The regime shelling struck near a school in the northwestern Syrian province […]

UN: 7500 undocumented migrant children in Morocco schools

UN: 7500 undocumented migrant children in Morocco schools

Some 7,500 undocumented migrant children are enrolled in Morocco’s schooling system, according to a new report released by UNESCO. The Global Education Monitoring report for 2019, entitled: “Migration, displacement and education: Building Bridges, Not Walls”, found that a change in the law to accommodate immigrant children by lowering the standards of documentation required had resulted in thousands receiving […]

Middle East warning for universities

Middle East warning for universities

Scottish universities must urgently review their Middle Eastern operations after an academic was accused of spying and jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates, a union has demanded. Matthew Hedges, 31, a Durham University student, said he had been conducting research on the UAE’s security strategy for his PhD thesis when he was arrested […]

Portland Buys Forbes Associates To Boost Middle East Growth

Portland Buys Forbes Associates To Boost Middle East Growth

LONDON — Strategic communications consultancy Portland has acquired Doha-based Forbes Associates to support its growth in the Middle East. Portland opened its Doha office in 2014 to service its clients in Qatar. With the acquisition of Forbes Associates, Portland now has a team of 20 in Doha across its corporate, government advisory, global impact, and […]

Reed Smith Adds Arbitration Pro In Middle East

Reed Smith Adds Arbitration Pro In Middle East

By Sophia Morris Law360 (November 21, 2018, 4:19 PM EST) — Reed Smith LLP has gained a former Hadef & Partners partner who brings extensive experience representing clients in international arbitration proceedings across various venues and in a range of commercial disputes. … To view the full article, register now. Source link

Official: Algeria deported 37000 Nigeriens since 2014

Official: Algeria deported 37000 Nigeriens since 2014

Algerian authorities have deported 37,000 Nigeriens who had illegally entered Algeria including women and children, over the past four years, APS reported a government official as saying. The director of immigration at the Algerian interior ministry, Hassan Qasimi said “as many as 37,000 Nigerien have been deported between December, 2014 and November, 2018 after reaching […]

Libya forcibly removes migrants from ship after 12-day standoff

Libya forcibly removes migrants from ship after 12-day standoff

Some 78 migrants had been staying aboard the Nivin for 12 days before being detained by local Libyan authorities (Supplied) TRIPOLI – After 12 days aboard the Nivin, a ship docked in the Libyan port of Misrata, 78 migrants are believed to have been forcibly removed from it and detained on Tuesday. At 11.11am local […]

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