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Mid-East News Round Up, From Leading News Outlets


Mid-East News Round Up, From Leading News Outlets


  1. Iraqi PM In Germany To Discuss Reduction Of Troops And Combating Terrorism

Islamic World

  1. News Latest Updates on Iraq, 20 October 2020 link  
  • News Latest Updates on Yemen, 20 October 2020 link

Asharq Al-Awsat

  1. Israel Uncovers Tunnel from Gaza, Military Says Holds Hamas Responsible 20 October 2020 link
  • Fact-Finding Committee to Investigate Iraqi Protests 20 October 2020 link
  • Lebanon: Efforts to Ease Tension Between FPM, Hezbollah Supporters 20 October 2020 link

En.Radio Farda

  1. U.S. Sanctions Chinese Companies For Dealing With Iranian Shipping Line 20 October 2020 link
  • Iranian Diplomat Arrested In Belgium Threatens Authorities 20 October 2020 link
  • Afghanistan’s Top Negotiator In Iran Amid Peace Talks With Taliban 20 October 2020 link


  1. Fatah Revolutionary Council Member: The UAE Delegation To The Temple Mount Is A Virus With Which The Occupation Wants To Infect The Arab Ummah  20 October 2020 link
  • Daughter Of Deceased Iranian Leader Rafsanjani: Iranian Regime Should Consider Establishing Relations With Israel; IRGC Official: Khamenei Intended For Israel To Disappear Much Earlier Than The 25 Years He Allotted It 20 October 2020 link
  • Russian Expert On China Tvarovsky: The New Reemphasis On China’s Korean War Intervention Is Part Of Campaign To Put China On A War Footing Against The U.S. 20 October 2020 link
  • Qatari Sociologist Abd Al-Aziz Al-Khazraj Al-Ansari: Samuel Paty’s Murder May Have Been Orchestrated Like 9/11; Killings, Stabbings Are Normal Reactions To Insults Against The Prophet Muhammad 20 October 2020 link
  • Egyptian Journalist Abdel Moneim Saeed: The Time Has Come For Our Palestinian Brothers And Their Political Elite To Rethink Things; The Palestinian Cause Is Not The Only Cause In The Region; Hamas Is As Bad As Al-Qaeda 20 October 2020 link

Arab Weekly

  1. Leadership Appointments Widen Saudi Reform Support Base 20 October 2020 link
  • Zarqa Crime Reflects Jordan’s Mounting Problem With Extortion Mafias 20 October 2020 link
  • Iran Posts Guard Figure As Envoy To Houthis, Sparks Concern 20 October 2020
  • New Iranian Ambassador Hassan Eyrlou is an officer in the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Link
  • Saudi King Reshuffles Leaderships Of Religious Body, Other Institutions 20 October 2020
  • King Salman ordered a “reformation” of the Council of Senior Scholars to be headed by Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh, and appointed a new Supreme Court chief, Khaled bin Abdullah al-Luhaidan. The orders also included the appointment of a new speaker and two deputies for the Shura Council. link
  • Leadership Appointments Widen Saudi Reform Support Base 20 October 2020
  • The makeup of the Council of Senior Scholars included Muhammad al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League, who visited the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, in Poland last January. link