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After ties reset with Bahrain, Lebanon eyes recovery

China Daily 26 May 2023
Crisis-hit Lebanon's recent reconciliation with Bahrain amid a flurry of regional relations' reset could open more channels for dialogue, as the country charts its way out of an economic and political impasse, analysts said ... "Lebanon is in a huge economic crisis. One of the main reasons for this crisis is relations with the countries of the region.".

Egyptian FM meets with Special Envoy for Syria in Geneva

Egypt Today 25 May 2023
... crisis adopting the approach of a step for a step ... The minister stressed the importance of the Arab role in resolving such prolonged crisis that is still a source of suffering to the Syrian people, and the region.

Sudan’s war needs an African-led solution, says EU envoy to the Horn of Africa

The National 25 May 2023
Ms Weber said the EU fully supported the idea of an African lead orchestrating a political and humanitarian solution to the crisis with a “task force that encompasses the League of Arab States, the EU, the Quad " ... someone to bridge the Arab-African composition of Sudan,” she said.

Israeli settlers’ aggression fuels tension in occupied territories

Arab News 25 May 2023
The far-right Israeli government was on Thursday accused of taking advantage of the Jewish holidays to turn the Palestinian crisis into a religious conflict. Palestinian National Council President Rawhi Fattouh made the remarks to Arab News as Israeli authorities closed the Kerem ...

Sharjah Government Communication Award opens entries to compete in local, global categories

Gulf News 24 May 2023
... innovation through various categories covering all aspects of modern communication, ranging from creative campaigns, youth and sports programmes, Arab identity and values, to distinguished personalities, artistic works, reputation and crisis management, and scholarly research.

MENA states half of top 10 'most miserable countries': index

The New Arab 24 May 2023
Conflict-ridden Syria, Sudan and Yemen, as well as crisis-hit Lebanon were among the countries listed in the top 10 of the index, owing mainly to unemployment and inflation ... Egypt's currency crisis is killing young people's dreams. ✍ @lar_gibson https.// — The New Arab (@The_NewArab) January 27, 2023.

There are 50 million modern slaves in the world – this is how they’re exploited

The Daily Telegraph 24 May 2023
North Korea; Eritrea; Mauritania; Saudi Arabia; Türkiye; Tajikistan; United Arab Emirates; Russia; Afghanistan; and Kuwait ... This year’s report also shines a spotlight on how climate change is exacerbating the crisis, by forcing millions of people to migrate and thus putting them at higher risk of exploitation.

The last days of Tunisia's free press

The New Arab 24 May 2023
After the Arab Spring, the Tunisian press discovered new depths of political freedom ... "How can you do fieldwork in this context? If I say something about the bread or sugar crisis, and the government disapproves, I can end up in jail," explains journalist Nayma Chermiti to The New Arab.

Lives of millions worldwide continue to be 'impaired by a multitude of crises', President says

Independent Online 24 May 2023
These distinctions are clear ... President Vella held separate bilateral meetings with Alain Berset, President of the Swiss Confederation; Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment in the United Arab Emirates; and Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, President of the International Committee of the Red Crisis (ICRC) ... .

Arab summit welcomes back Syria amid regional rapprochement

Shenzhen Daily 23 May 2023
Saudi Arabia and Iran, two long-time rivals which support different sides in the Syrian crisis, achieved historic reconciliation under China’s mediation in March, paving the way for Syria’s reconciliation with Arab states ... The Declaration welcomed Syria’s readmission to the AL, vowing to intensify pan-Arab efforts to help Syria tackle its crisis.

Why Saudi Arabia, Arab League invited Zelenskyy to their summit

Al Jazeera 23 May 2023
Last week, he landed in the Saudi city of Jeddah in a previously unannounced visit to attend an Arab League summit and try to broaden support beyond his Western allies ... For the most part, Arab officials have viewed this war as a European crisis to be handled by Western nations and Russia.

Will Sudan crisis trigger a fresh wave of migrants and refugees out of Africa?

Arab News 23 May 2023
Thousands of civilians in towns and villages across Sudan have been forced to flee in recent weeks to escape the worsening conflict in the country, which has entered its second bloody month, leading to fears of a new global refugee crisis ... He said the response to the crisis in Sudan should not solely focus on migration and added.

Russia's sanctioned interior minister visits Saudi Arabia just after trip by Ukraine's Zelenskyy

Auburnpub dot com 23 May 2023
May 17, 2023 Cayuga County declares emergency over migrant crisis Summer music in Auburn ...The kingdom is ready to continue mediating between Russia and Ukraine and to support all international efforts to end the crisis politically toward peace,” the prince told the Arab League summit on Friday.

Russia’s sanctioned interior minister visits Saudi Arabia just after trip by Ukraine’s Zelenskyy

Wtop 23 May 2023
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Russian official who faces ...The kingdom is ready to continue mediating between Russia and Ukraine and to support all international efforts to end the crisis politically toward peace,” the prince told the Arab League summit on Friday.

Govt to announce ‘alternative plan’ for economic woes before budget: Khurram Dastgir

Dawn 23 May 2023
Obtaining commitments of “significant additional financing” is essential before the IMF approved the release of pending bailout funds that are crucial for the country to resolve an acute balance of payments crisis, it added. So far, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and China ...

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In this handout photo made available by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, firefighters hose down a Policlinic following a Russian attack in Dnipro, Ukraine, Friday May 26, 2023.
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