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terrorism

Middle East Conflict (Syria)

MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT:

  • SYRIA: Elements of the Islamic State group are working to rebuild in western Syria, where the U.S. has little presence, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East warned.

SOURCE: EURONEWS

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Anti-Goverment Protests

Lebanon

LEBANON:

  • LEBANON: Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab and number of ministers had already stepped down after mass protests against the government erupted in the country, after deadly Beirut port blast. Protests continue despite government’s resignation.

SOURCES: DW BBC

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Anti-Goverment Protests

Lebanon

LEBANON:

  • LEBANON: More lebanese protesters take part in protests demanding the resignation of the government led by Prime Minister Hassan Diab and early parliamentary election. More clashes renewed between the security forces and protesters. Turkey and Iran, two of the most powerful countries in the Middle East that will seek to influence Lebanon in the wake of the explosion, are concerned about protests upsetting their plans.

SOURCES: GEOPOLITICS NEWS JERUSALEM POST

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terrorism

Middle East Conflict

MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT:

  • AFGHANISTAN: Taliban announce Brief Cease-Fire, as Afghan Peace Talks Look Imminent. The developments promise to inject new optimism into a peace process that was floundering with disagreements over a prisoner swap and increased insurgent attacks, even as the United States continues to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.

SOURCE: NEW YORK TIMES https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/28/world/asia/afghanistan-cease-fire-taliban.html