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

Middle East – North Africa News Brief

MENA BRIEF, SITREP September 10 – September 17: Middle East and Northern Africa Regional Low Intensity Conflicts. [HIGHLIGHT]: Qatar The Qatari diplomatic crisis remains ongoing, and several regional sources have indicated that Saudi Arabia will soon… Keep Reading

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The Final Movement of the Islamic State

The grand symphony of Death and Destruction continues to play itself out across the streets of Deir Ezzor. A mortar round detonates. A curious fluttering and whooshing sound passes, culminating in a sudden, violent crescendo… Keep Reading

Middle East – North Africa News Brief

MENA BRIEF, SITREP September 3 – September 10: Middle East and Northern Africa Regional Low Intensity Conflicts. [BAHRAIN]: The past week saw an increase in Shia opposition groups calling for nationwide protests. Despite the surge in… Keep Reading

Middle East – North Africa News Brief

MENA BRIEF, SITREP August 26 – September 2: Middle East and Northern Africa Regional Low Intensity Conflicts. [GENERAL]: August 30th marked the official beginning of the Hajj pilgrimage, a sacred journey for Muslims worldwide to go… Keep Reading

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Tal Afar: Battle at the ‘Gates of Hell’

The soundtrack of war is playing across the Iraqi frontline. The white noise of monotonous clinks and thuds, shots and mortar rounds hitting their intended and unintended targets alike. In the background, isolated shots ring… Keep Reading

Middle East – North Africa News Brief

MENA BRIEF, SITREP August 19 – August 26: Middle East and Northern Africa Regional Low Intensity Conflicts. [GENERAL]: The annual Hajj, the sacred pilgrimage for Muslims, officially begins on the evening of AUG30, or AUG31, depending… Keep Reading

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Jared Kushner’s Middle East tour hits Egypt, Israel

Jerusalem, Israel [LC] President Trump’s advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today in an effort to try to restart stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. Kushner’s visit, part… Keep Reading

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Turkey to refuse teaching evolution in schools

Turkey’s new school curriculum, which goes into effect this autumn, will no longer include evolution as part of its teachings. Instead the teaching focus will be on the Abrahamic origin story. During an announcement on… Keep Reading

Middle East – North Africa News Brief

MENA BRIEF, SITREP August 12 – August 19: Middle East and Northern Africa Regional Low Intensity Conflicts. [BAHRAIN]: Shia opposition groups continue to call for nationwide protests. Throughout the week, the calls have failed to generate… Keep Reading

Middle East – North Africa News Brief

MENA BRIEF, SITREP August 1 – August 12: Middle East and Northern Africa Regional Low Intensity Conflicts. [BAHRAIN]: Shia opposition groups continue to call for nationwide protests. Throughout the week, the calls have failed to generate… Keep Reading

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