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Lima Charlie News reports on the latest stories from the Middle East | North Africa (MENA).

Image Rock the Kasbah: a Saudi coup that never was

Rock the Casbah: a Saudi coup that never was

Part 1 of the “American Foreign Policy Review” series: A look at our regional allies and foes. November 5, 2017: Across Riyadh, unmarked black-and-white, up-armored Cadillac Escalade and Chevrolet Suburban SUVs — carrying armed men… Keep Reading

100,000 Kurds Flee Kirkuk

Iraqi armed forces have seized the city of Kirkuk, and reportedly 100,000 Kurds are now fleeing the region out of fear of persecution. This all follows an independence referendum for Iraqi Kurdistan in September, which overwhelmingly… Keep Reading

Image Kenya bans street protests over election confrontation (Photo: Thomas Mukoya)

Kenya bans street protests over election confrontation

Kenya outlawed opposition protests in its three largest cities on Thursday, just two days after presidential challenger Raila Odinga decided to withdraw from the country’s upcoming election. That presidential election was scheduled to take place… Keep Reading

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