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The adventures of a Libyan weapons dealer in Syria

The adventures of a Libyan weapons dealer in Syria | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Abdul Basit Haroun says he is behind some of the biggest shipments of weapons from Libya to Syria, which he delivers on chartered flights to neighboring countries and then smuggles (Reuters (June, 2013) - February 17 Brigade...
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UNICEF - Turkey - Government and UNICEF provide support and training for Syrian teachers in Turkey's refugee camps

UNICEF - Turkey - Government and UNICEF provide support and training for Syrian teachers in Turkey's refugee camps | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
Turkey govt & @UNICEF provide support & training for Syrian teachers in refugee camps http://t.co/1PjD12YjuA
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Women employment on rise in Turkey's urban areas - Hurriyet Daily News

Women employment on rise in Turkey's urban areas - Hurriyet Daily News | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
Hurriyet Daily News Women employment on rise in Turkey's urban areas Hurriyet Daily News Some 1.5 million new jobs have been created in the last four years for women in non-agricultural sectors in urban areas, according to an employment report...
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Iraq keeps eye on Kurd-jihadist battle in Syria - FRANCE 24

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Iraq keeps eye on Kurd-jihadist battle in Syria
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AFP - As the latest jihadist-Kurdish military showdown eases in northeast Syria, Baghdad is keeping a close watch on a battle which threatens even greater instability in Iraq.
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FBI Returns Cultural Antiquities to Iraq

FBI Returns Cultural Antiquities to Iraq | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
In a private ceremony at the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, D.C., the FBI repatriated four cylinder seals to the Iraqi government. The stone seals are believed to date to as early as 2300 B.C.
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First underground Mosque built in Turkey

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The first underground mosque has been constructed in Turkey’s Buyukcekmece district in Istanbul, the building that has won the first place in the World Architecture Fest competition for religious places...

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Iran looks to oil to ease the pressure of economic sanctions - The Guardian

Iran looks to oil to ease the pressure of economic sanctions - The Guardian | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
The Guardian Iran looks to oil to ease the pressure of economic sanctions The Guardian China, India and Japan, which account for half of Iran's oil exports, all increased their purchases over the past several months, offering some new hope to Iran...
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Terrorism escalates in Libya as election approaches - magharebia.com

Terrorism escalates in Libya as election approaches - magharebia.com | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
Terrorism escalates in Libya as election approaches magharebia.com "The bombing was a clear message to disrupt the election of the 60-member panel which will write the Libyan constitution and also the election of municipal councils," said Benghazi...

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Kuwaiti Dr. Al-Saleh wins Kuwait''s Prize for Cancer Cardiovascular Diseases - Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti Dr. Al-Saleh wins Kuwait''s Prize for Cancer Cardiovascular Diseases - Kuwait News Agency | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
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Kuwaiti Dr. Al-Saleh wins Kuwait''s Prize for Cancer Cardiovascular Diseases
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KUWAIT, Nov 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Oncologist Dr.
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Israel "to build security barrier between West Bank and Jordan"

Israel "to build security barrier between West Bank and Jordan" | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
A new security fence would consolidate Israel's determination to remain in the Jordan Valley after a peace deal

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Morocco, Spain and the Western Sahara Issue - Journal Pioneer

Morocco, Spain and the Western Sahara Issue - Journal Pioneer | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
Morocco, Spain and the Western Sahara Issue Journal Pioneer All that was left in the 20th century were a few small bits and pieces, all in Africa: Ifni and the protectorate of Spanish Morocco in northern Morocco (the rest of Morocco was a French...
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Syria: Too dangerous to cover? - Aljazeera.com

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Syria: Too dangerous to cover?
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Meet the Rebel Commander in Syria That Assad, Russia and the US All Fear - Wall Street Journal

Meet the Rebel Commander in Syria That Assad, Russia and the US All Fear - Wall Street Journal | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
Meet the Rebel Commander in Syria That Assad, Russia and the US All Fear Wall Street Journal Some ethnic Chechens and Russian-speaking Islamists have for the first time joined a call to international jihad in large numbers, giving a new potency to...
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Iran set to triple trade with Africa in 5 years: minister - Tehran Times

Iran set to triple trade with Africa in 5 years: minister - Tehran Times | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it

TEHRAN - Iran is determined to triple its trade with Africa in five years, IRNA quoted Iran’s Industry, Mine and Trade Minister Mohammad Reza Ne’matzadeh as saying on Sunday.

 Trade with African countries is projected to increase to $5 billion from currently $1.7 billion, he mentioned.


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TEHRAN - Iran is determined to triple its trade with Africa in five years, IRNA quoted Iran’s Industry, Mine and Trade Minister Mohammad Reza Ne’matzadeh as saying on Sunday.

 Trade with African countries is projected to increase to $5 billion from currently $1.7 billion, he mentioned.
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Opinion: Turkey has not abandoned the West

Opinion: Turkey has not abandoned the West | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
What kind of place would the world have been if Turkey, the gateway to the Middle East and the intersection of Europe and Asia, had been a representative of a radical right with a strategy based on...
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Sorry Dubai, UAE investors favour London, Paris, and New York for property ... - Al-Bawaba

Sorry Dubai, UAE investors favour London, Paris, and New York for property ... - Al-Bawaba | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
Sorry Dubai, UAE investors favour London, Paris, and New York for property ...
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The United Arab Emirates has ranked eighth in the world in a survey of the most important global buyers of new build property.
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Netanyahu launches ‘Real face of Iran’ Twitter campaign against Khamenei

Netanyahu launches ‘Real face of Iran’ Twitter campaign against Khamenei | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has launched a Twitter campaign invoking “The Real Face of Iran” just in time for revived international talks on Iran’s nuclear program in Geneva Thursday.
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The water threat in Iran - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

The water threat in Iran - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
Water scarcity is becoming a source of popular frustration with the government in parts of Iran.
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East Libya autonomy movement launches government, challenges Tripoli - NBCNews.com (blog)

East Libya autonomy movement launches government, challenges Tripoli - NBCNews.com (blog) | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com (blog) East Libya autonomy movement launches government, challenges Tripoli NBCNews.com (blog) LIBYA - Leaders of an autonomy movement in Libya's oil-rich east unilaterally declared a regional government on Sunday, in a challenge to the...
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In court, defiant Mursi says he still Egypt's president

In court, defiant Mursi says he still Egypt's president | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
CAIRO (Reuters) - Ousted Egyptian leader Mohamed Mursi struck a defiant tone on the first day of his trial on Monday, chanting 'Down with military rule', and calling himself the country's only 'legitimate' (In court, defiant Mursi says he still Egypt's...
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Amr Mounib: Photos recreate Egypt's 'golden age' - BBC News

Amr Mounib: Photos recreate Egypt's 'golden age' - BBC News | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
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When Egyptian-American photographer Amr Mounib went back to his family's homeland after 35 years away, he no longer saw the country he had known as a child.
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Talk to Iran, It Works - New York Times

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New York Times Talk to Iran, It Works New York Times AFTER President Obama and the president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, talked on the phone in late September, those hoping for a diplomatic resolution to the nuclear standoff were excited that a...
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Morocco Launches 5 year Renewable Energy Plan—Solar and ...

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Washington- Morocco recently added another $100 million investment to its solar and wind power initiative. The most recent partnership with the UAE is part of a finance development project in Morocco worth over $5 billion in ...
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Qatar World Cup construction 'will leave 4,000 migrant workers dead ...

Qatar World Cup construction 'will leave 4,000 migrant workers dead ... | Middle East North Africa news | Scoop.it
Exclusive: International Trade Union Confederation claims about 12 labourers will die each week unless action is taken.
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