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Global Europe 05-11-2019

Fresh victims in Iraq’s largest anti-government protests

Iraqi security forces killed at least five people when they opened fire on protesters in Baghdad on Monday (4 November), a Reuters witness said, as thousands took part in the largest wave of anti-government protests for decades.
Global Europe 06-06-2017

Qatar: a testament of Saudi weakness

The recent diplomatic row proves that Riyadh is struggling to maintain Arab unity, writes Kamran Bokhari.
Med & South 25-01-2016

Schäuble wants to foster Mideast strategy with Russia

Europe needs to make a greater contribution to stabilising the Middle East and should think about developing a joint strategy with Russia to reduce tensions between regional powers Iran and Saudi Arabia, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said.
Global Europe 04-01-2016

Saudi executions exacerbate ‘sectarian tensions’, EU warns

The European Union deplores the executions of 47 people in Saudi Arabia, warning that the death of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr “has the potential of enflaming further the sectarian tensions that already bring so much damage to the entire region, with dangerous consequences”.
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