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EU ‘must be pro-active in defending human rights in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait’

EU ‘must be pro-active in defending human rights in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait’

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

ALDE MEPs have expressed their concern about the worsening human-rights situation in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait. Authorities in Bahrain recently carried out three executions, ending a seven-year moratorium on the death penalty, while seven people were executed in Kuwait.  In Saudi Arabia, the family of the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, winner of the 2015 […]

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#Syria UK to invest an extra £1.2 billion supporting Syria and the region

#Syria UK to invest an extra £1.2 billion supporting Syria and the region

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The UK will invest at least an extra £1.2 billion in international aid to support Syria and the region, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today (4 February). The pledge was made on the day high-level representatives from 70 countries and organizations around the world were due in London to debate support for the world’s biggest […]

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Syrian crisis: EU pledges additional funding for humanitarian aid as needs continue to rise

Syrian crisis: EU pledges additional funding for humanitarian aid as needs continue to rise

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission will pledge an extra €165 million for vital humanitarian assistance and for areas such as education and support to host communities and local societies for 2014 at the International Pledging Conference for Syria in Kuwait on 15 January. This will bring the total funding since the start of the crisis to over €1.1 […]

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Why United States should open more bases in Middle East

Why United States should open more bases in Middle East

By Michael E. O’Hanlon and Bruce Riedel With the US defense budget shrinking and Iran’s nuclear capabilities growing, it is time for some creative thinking. In recent years, the United States has increasingly preferred to base its combat aircraft in the Middle East on aircraft carriers in and near the Persian Gulf. But now it […]

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