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Arab Anti-Normalization Laws: A Regional Sketch

Joseph Braude is the President of the Center for Peace Communications Mostafa El-Dessouki is the Director of the Arab Council for Regional Integration On August 6, 2020, US Democratic Senator Cory Booker and Republican Senator Rob Portman co-introduced the "Strengthening Reporting of Actions Taken Against the Normalization of Relations with Israel Act of 2020” The bill calls on the US Secretary of State to report annually on instances of Arab government retribution for civilians in any...

23/10/20

Iraqi Early Elections May Not Be a Game Changer

Dr. Munqith Dagher is MENA director and a board member of Gallup International. There is a widespread belief among Iraqi elites that the upcoming elections in Iraq are pivotal and will lead to a major change in the map of the political forces controlling the Iraqi scene since 2003. This conviction was strengthened after Prime Minster Mustafa al-Kadhimi announced his proposal to hold parliamentary elections early, on June 6, 2021. The hope for real change also increased after the amendment...

23/10/20

After Being Accused, Bill Gates Expresses His Hope For An Effective Fight Against Corona Virus

Bill Gates expressed his hope for an effective fight against the Corona virus and expects that many vaccines will be available by the beginning of 2021, denying the reported "conspiracy theories" that accuse him of being behind Corona. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates believes that a vaccine against Corona will likely get approval next month, but it will only be an emergency license. In an interview with the German magazine "Spiegel", Gates said that there is a "very small chance" for the...

16/09/20

TRUMP: I Raised The Idea Of ​​Liquidating The Syrian President With Former Defense Secretary Mattis, ...

Today, Tuesday, US President Donald Trump revealed in an interview with "Fox News" that he discussed the liquidation of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with former Defense Minister Mattis, but he did not respond to that. Trump also said that he “had a chance to assassinate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but then Defense Minister Mattis was against it.” The channel pointed out on its website that the US President was likely referring to the discussions that had been previously...

16/09/20

We Are Still At The Beginning … A Dangerous Statement Of The World Health Organization ...

Today, Tuesday, an expert at the World Health Organization said that the world is still at the beginning of the Corona pandemic, stressing that there is some time for us to learn how to deal with the emerging virus. In a letter to the Foreign Relations Committee of the British House of Commons, David Nabarro, one of the World Health Organization's envoys for "Covid-19", described the status quo as "appalling" and "ugly", adding that the outbreak is worse than any science fiction movie, as...

16/09/20

Fawry is now Egypt’s First Tech Unicorn

Ashraf Sabry, CEO of Fawry "It is my pride that Fawry has become the first startup technology company in Egypt to get to the billion-dollar valuation.”  "On this occasion, I extend my sincere appreciation to all of my coworkers in Fawry for their efforts to put Fawry as a leading player in the Egyptian market and gain investors trust.” “We are also proud that all Fawry platforms and tech solutions were developed by Egyptian engineers. And all fawry employees are Egyptian...

23/08/20

Minister of Health: The Minister of Health is expected to start the second wave of ...

Minister of Health and Environment Hassan Al-Tamimi said we have not reached the peak of infection with the Coronavirus, compared to many countries He said in a televised statement that the increase in infections is expected and the situation in Iraq is better than the rest of the countries, and the recovery rate reached 57% Al-Tamimi expected that the second wave of the virus may start in next September and October He pointed to the need for security services trained in...

10/07/20

Satellites Reveal A Previously Undiscovered Nuclear Facility Near Pyongyang

CNN reported that satellite images show an undiscovered active nuclear facility near North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. A report by the agency, that the experts confirmed that the satellite imagery, provided by the American "Planet Labs", belong to a nuclear facility. The experts pointed out that the village near Pyongyang is an active facility and that it may be linked to Pyongyang's nuclear program. To subscribe to our Telegram...

09/07/20

White House Advisor: The World Is Still In The First Stage Of The Corona Virus ...

The chief communicable disease expert, White House counselor Anthony Fuchi, said that the world is still in the first stage of the Corona virus epidemic. "If different countries do not take measures to contain the virus, then we have to wait for the infection to spread more widely," Fauchi said in a statement to the Italian newspaper "Corriere della Sera", on Thursday. He continued, "We have a problem in the United States because the epidemic is not under control. We see great waves...

09/07/20

Iraq May Amend High-Cost Oil Output Deals

Iraq is reassessing contracts to pump crude at fields where production costs are high as it tries to contain expenses while curbing output, the oil minister said, according to a report on Sunday in Al-Sabah newspaper. OPEC’s second-biggest producer has an interest in cooperating with other global suppliers in reducing output to prop up crude prices, Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar said in an interview with state-run Al-Sabah. The ministry is reviewing some of its contracts and may try to...

28/06/20