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

Trump Israel

A Trump Israel Wrap Up

JD Thompson reports from Tel Aviv on President Trump’s trip to Israel and his final day. US President Donald Trump’s final day in Israel was mostly successful, following his arrival Monday from Saudi Arabia. Overall, Mr. Trump… Keep Reading

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Iran’s election – what does it mean?

Being political is an integral part of being Iranian. Our lives are defined by politics. – Shirin Neshat (Iranian artist) On May 19th the Iranian people go to the polls to decide whether the country… Keep Reading

Saudi King decrees some rights for women

RIYAHD, SAUDI ARABIA (LC) Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered that women can now benefit from government education and healthcare services, and make legal decisions without permission from a male guardian. Saudi Arabia is a… Keep Reading

Turks and Kurds, an endless cycle

Syria’s Civil War has raged for six years, causing a vastly different regional political, ethnic, and security landscape to emerge. In recent years, as a result of the intense war against the Islamic State, the… Keep Reading

Middle East Update

Middle East – North Africa News Brief

MENA Regional Low Intensity Conflicts, April 22 – April 29 [MISC]: ADVISORY: Throughout May 1st there will be travel disruptions, and possible protests, due to the International Workers’ Day celebrations. In the past this day has also marked… Keep Reading

Middle East Update

Middle East – North Africa News Brief

MENA Regional Low Intensity Conflicts, April 15 – April 23 [EGYPT]: An Egyptian Air Force F-16 struck an alleged Islamic State weapons and gathering point in the Sinai Peninsula on April 20th, killing 19 affiliated militants, according to… Keep Reading

Syria offensive against ISIS stumbles

Tabqa, Northern Syria – Tabqa, one of the premier strongholds of the Islamic State outside of its de facto capital in al Raqqa City, has for the past week been the site of horrendous street-to-street… Keep Reading

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