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As the first chief rabbi for Jewish migrants in the United Arab Emirates, Rabbi Yehuda Sarna could be used to smooth over its poor human rights record, say critics.
Critics warn that warmer Gulf-Israel ties will hurt the Palestinians, who are under pressure to accept the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for the Middle East.
Former US president Barack Obama's key advisor on the Middle East Robert Malley told TRT World that Obama tried to "find a middle ground" of assisting the Saudi-led coalition militarily and simultaneously pursuing the nuclear deal with Iran.
The UN is working with the Libyan authorities to transfer control of prisons from armed groups to trained professionals.
Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Malki told TRT World that they are cultivating support in the Security Council to take a major stride at the UN.
An advisor to UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres told TRT World that the Saudi teenager's case is yet another reminder of the need for reforms in the realm of women's rights.
Fighting continues in Red Sea port of Hudaida, with 21-day redeployment deadline looming.
Thousands of migrants are seeking to apply for asylum in the United States at the border town. As their fate remains uncertain, some say they are willing to settle down in Mexico, while others are determined to move on.
With depreciation of donors to support the UN's response plan, essential services, including food supplies, and medical procedures like eye and heart surgeries, could be delayed.
Syrian activist and satirist Raed Fares, who was assassinated two weeks ago, ran a radio station called Radio Fresh, which now faces closure amid death threats to staff members and financial crisis as western donors scale back funding.
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