Diversity and Equality News,
31 July 2020

Growing Concern After Arrests and Shutdown of Jordan Teachers Union

Diversity and Equality News,
31 July 2020

Jordan to Hold Parliamentary Elections on 10 November

Diversity and Equality News,
31 July 2020

A China-Iran axis?

Diversity and Equality News,
21 July 2020

Leaked Document Reveals Strategic Partnership between China and Iran

Diversity and Equality News,
9 July 2020

Electronic Bracelets for Travellers to Jordan to Ensure Home Quarantine

Diversity and Equality News,
8 July 2020

Jordan Begins Smoking Ban in Closed Public Spaces

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Mashreq–WorldwideNewsTurkey & Iran

Leaked Document Reveals Strategic Partnership between China and Iran

During an Iranian parliamentary session on 5 July 2020, the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, confirmed ongoing negotiations about a strategic partnership with China. An official

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JordanLevant & IraqNewsSociety

Electronic Bracelets for Travellers to Jordan to Ensure Home Quarantine

Travellers entering Jordan must now wear an electronic bracelets to guarantee that they observe home quarantine against the spread of coronavirus. The policy took effect on 4 July. The two-week hom

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JordanLevant & IraqNewsSociety

Jordan Begins Smoking Ban in Closed Public Spaces

The Jordanian Ministry of Health has banned all forms of smoking in closed public places as of 1 July, driven in no small part to the coronavirus pandemic. “In order to protect the health and safety

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JordanLevant & IraqNewsSyria

Jordan Issues over 190,000 Work Permits to Syrian Refugees

More than 190,000 work permits have been issued to Syrian refugees in Jordan, said Jordan’s Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs, Ayman Safadi, at the recent IVth Brussels Confe

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Culture +EgyptNewsSociety

Tourism Returns to Egypt in 3 Coastal Governorates

On 1 July 2020, Egypt announced the resumption of international tourism in three coastal governorates – Marsa Matrouh, South Sinai and Red Sea. This is considered to be the first step in a phased re

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Mashreq–WorldwideTurkey & Iran

A China-Iran axis?

Has US President Donald Trump succeeded in uniting his worst enemies, China and Iran, in an alliance directed against America and the West? Instead of isolating Iran, as his foreign policy was des

Diversity and Equality News,
Mashreq–WorldwideNewsTurkey & Iran

Leaked Document Reveals Strategic Partnership between China and Iran

During an Iranian parliamentary session on 5 July 2020, the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, confirmed ongoing negotiations about a strategic partnership with China. An official

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Levant & IraqMashreq–WorldwideNewsSocietySyria

UN Raises $7.7bn in Humanitarian Aid for Syria

On 30 June 2020, the UN raised a total of $7.7 billion in humanitarian aid for Syria at the virtual UN donor conference on Syria in Brussels, Belgium.   Syria has been devastated by more than

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ArabiaMashreq–WorldwidePolitics

Gulf States and Worryig Chinese Policy towards Sri Lanka

China was quick to aid coronavirus-stricken Sri Lanka. Chinese magnanimity and speed in responding to the Indian Ocean Island’s request contrasted starkly with Beijing’s more measured response to Af

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AnalysisArabiaMashreq–WorldwideSaudi Arabia

US Military Drawdown in Saudi Arabia Threatens to Fuel Arms Race

One thing is certain, the recent US military pullback from Saudi Arabia will fuel a brewing arms race in the Middle East at a time when the region, struggling with the public health and devastatin