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Monday, 21 September 2020
Israelis protested late on Thursday as the country is to re-enter lockdown on Friday, hours before Jewish New Year, known as Rosh Hashana and extend for three weeks over other holidays
Hezbollah's parliamentary bloc said it affirmed the importance of the French initiative in Lebanon but added the US administration 'is the one responsible for obstructing the efforts to form the government'
Over 200 of the 3,000 detainees at Roumieh prison have tested positive in recent days, Sharaf Abu Sharaf, president of Lebanese Order of Physicians, told The Associated Press
The issue underlines NATO's difficulties with Turkey, also at odds with Greece over energy rights and with the alliance's leader, the United States
The Israeli Diamond Exchange will open an office in Dubai, while the Dubai Multi Commodities Center, an economic free zone, will set up shop in Ramat Gan, Israel, the base of the Israeli exchange
The government, supported by a Saudi-led military coalition, and the Iran-backed Houthis agreed to exchange some 15,000 detainees as part of peace deal brokered by the United Nations in Sweden in 2018
Dubai-based Emirates, the largest airline in the Middle East, is expected to start flying to the Israel by the end of the year, Israeli and Emirati officials have said
Lebanon's financial crunch has seen tens of thousands lose their jobs or part of their salaries, sparked sharp inflation and pushed poverty rates up to encompass more than half the population
The foreign ministry statement came after Israel normalised relations with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates at the White House on Tuesday
The head of the Government of National Accord said on Wednesday he wants to hand over power to a new administration by end of October
Kushner’s comments came after the UAE and Bahrain signed normalisation agreements with Israel at the White House
Cyprus has been always ready for dialogue with Turkey but to be effective, it needs to be clearly defined based on international law, without blackmail or threats
The closure coincides with a three-week lockdown to be imposed by Israel, which controls the entrances of the compound
UNRWA was established to aid the 700,000 Palestinians who fled or were forced from their homes during the war surrounding Israel's establishment in 1948
Lebanon is in the throes of a crippling economic and financial meltdown that marks the biggest threat to its stability since the 1975-1990 civil war
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