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#Egypt’s Grand Imam of #AlAzhar, Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, has been facing a fierce campaign spearheaded by #Egyptianhttps://t.co/G4vyrb4gIiA boy took on Turkey's fickle justice system; guess who won https://t.co/DJxpeYqm9gThe decision to release #OsmanKavala was surprising, but his re-arrest came as a bigger shock, even for close obser… https://t.co/0mZmobpIsNThe #Egyptian parliament has removed media platforms from the government’s definition of terrorist parties https://t.co/4isf2h2dkYMubarak’s death signals the end of an era in Egypt https://t.co/oRFc3WDpSFEgypt is seeking amendments to the country's law against female genital mutilation to plug loopholes that allow som… https://t.co/Q3d7bhNCJQRussia is likely trying to rewrite the rules of the game in Syria by shifting from its long-standing cooperation wi… https://t.co/G1YYUMKG3L
2/29
2020
"In 2020 Israel...young people prefer the status quo they know and identify with a corrupt regime that challenges t… https://t.co/tySOavS4CWFollowing a two-year demotion of diplomatic ties when Saudi Arabia led a blockade of Doha, Jordan and Qatar are rea… https://t.co/hWvnxVTCyvJordan, Qatar close ranks following emir’s visit https://t.co/GCzpOdgnJ7Turkey's re-arrest of philanthropist signals alarm in Europe https://t.co/ro0BuMWA4l via @AlMonitor
Retweeted by Al-Monitor.@StateDept Special #Iran Rep. Brian Hook at @AlMonitor event says #TrumpAdministration is "looking at what we can… https://t.co/nmZeNSgEu4
Retweeted by Al-MonitorYesterday's Idlib escalation that ended in mass casulties among Turkish soldiers has been brewing for weeks, writes… https://t.co/MSLpdr0AKTNew in lobbying: @AIPAC presses for extension of UN arms embargo on #Iran; American Defense International/… https://t.co/RhSPnuqtbf
Retweeted by Al-Monitorcontradicting the Donald Trump administration’s Mideast plan, the Israeli Housing Ministry announced Feb. 18 its in… https://t.co/2aqJSkAuAB
Retweeted by Al-MonitorSomething you wanted to know in my NEW take for @AlMonitor: will #Russia, #Turkey go to war over #Syria's #Idlib? https://t.co/yXfWi5oe3n
Retweeted by Al-Monitor#Idlib and the collapse of Erdogan’s foreign policy https://t.co/XHkd55gj3B by @SemihIdizIntel: Trump administration seeks to extend UN arms embargo on Iran https://t.co/yHz2gWh0IH via @Brykharris_ALMAnother push to make Qalandia Airport a Jewish settlement https://t.co/1fsAT6YSxa.@SecPompeo and State's top Iran diplomat Brian Hook today both called on the United Nations to extend the conventi… https://t.co/lo0F6HLgru
Retweeted by Al-MonitorAt an Al-Monitor event today, Brian Hook says it would be “diplomatic malpractice” for a UN arms embargo on Iran to… https://t.co/MshihBSlTTUS envoy Brian Hook tells @AlMonitor US has a lot of confidence in new Swiss humanitarian channel for Iran, will lo… https://t.co/2CIa87mW6Q
Retweeted by Al-MonitorMy latest for @AlMonitor Egypt faces calls for stricter laws after young girl diesal from genital mutilation https://t.co/N7wq476x9q
Retweeted by Al-MonitorDespite the denial of Russian involvement and a subsequent phone call between the Turkish and Russian presidents, l… https://t.co/zbMTSeVUdePhoto of the Day: An internally displaced Syrian girl looks through the broken window of a van in a camp near Idlib… https://t.co/Hqle1HlhXNDespite the denial of #Russian involvement and a subsequent phone call b/w #Erdogan & Putin, the escalation appears… https://t.co/vTV5niMfAA
Retweeted by Al-MonitorThe #DonaldTrump administration slightly eased sanctions on Iran to allow for trade in medical supplies and food as… https://t.co/1rxyCMeNMGDeciphering Turkey’s darkest night in Syria https://t.co/8brz8Ay426A MUST READ blow by blow account of how Russia struck Turkish forces after their own planes got attacked from Turk… https://t.co/lmdKIiCy6m
Retweeted by Al-MonitorReports came in of massive losses among #Turkish troops as President #RecepTayyipErdogan continued his hawkish post… https://t.co/H1QRmfbRA3My latest elucidating what happened yesterday in Idlib & future prospects https://t.co/5isXsHSSPf via @AlMonitor
Retweeted by Al-Monitor#Israel has recently revealed details about #Hamas’ observation posts erected along the #Gaza border to monitor Isr… https://t.co/LKCHofvGNLUS special rep for #Iran Brian Hook opens his discussion with @ATParasiliti at today's @AlMonitor morning breakfast… https://t.co/X0X9vXtYw2
Retweeted by Al-Monitor#Tunisia’s parliament approved PM-designate Elyes Fakhfakh’s new coalition government @amberinzaman https://t.co/dN2PDhyMtOToday's MENA roundup: Turkish reprisals said to kill 16 #Syria troops; #Iran to close all schools for three days ov… https://t.co/UwR3lgwbyU
Retweeted by Al-MonitorIntel: Trump administration eases humanitarian trade restrictions on Iran amid coronavirus fears https://t.co/W3wW8qKA17#Iran has cancelled a number of major public events in its efforts to stop the spread of the #coronavirushttps://t.co/3Uq4eW9AMbNEW in @AlMonitor (w/ @amberinzaman): Trump admin is mulling sending a high-level delegation to Turkey after at lea… https://t.co/xNkhsZQDFW
Retweeted by Al-MonitorSince last October, prices of essential items in #Lebanon have risen by nearly 50%, the minimum wage fell by 40%, u… https://t.co/4IkpvTLmvF#Syrian rebels backed by #Turkey claim to have retaken the key town of #Saraqeb in northwestern #Idlib province https://t.co/2Br2QIjZVqIdlib and the collapse of Erdogan’s foreign policy https://t.co/vGE6egkOp5The implications of the Turkish-Russian fallout over Idlib go beyond #Syria and represent a collapse of President… https://t.co/gwTKKpmI41If #BenjaminNetanyahu wins the upcoming elections, that will be the end of #Israeli democracy, former PM #EhudBarakhttps://t.co/BJ7PL8bo29Protesters in #Iraq have changed the venue of their protests from #Baghdad to #Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar province… https://t.co/wX5tb8DCywErdogan renews threat to hit Syrian troops to stop advance in Idlib https://t.co/17QmZcbYo8#Tehran is tossing around accusations of fomenting panic over the coronavirus epidemic as the country's biggest hol… https://t.co/c9pZYptSFaEgypt removes media mention from terrorism law https://t.co/e7x7hphi4cKurdish singer Mazhar Khaliqi says the Kurds should use globalization and technology to carry their musical traditi… https://t.co/hanM6bkqnnUPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL REPORTING FROM @JackDetsch_ALM & first comment from Turkish officials "Turkish losses rise… https://t.co/pUm9XrpgWm
Retweeted by Al-MonitorAl-Azhar’s imam faces hostile media campaign https://t.co/qfFKvnTC2I
2/28
2020
Egypt will finally begin construction of its nuclear power plant thanks to a massive loan from Russia https://t.co/Sf9vR4VaY6#UPDATE Turkish losses rise in dangerous escalation over #Syria's #Idlib https://t.co/gvjolfr97u via @AlMonitor
Retweeted by Al-MonitorMy latest for @AlMonitor Kurdish singer Mazhar Khaliqi says the Kurds should use globalization and technology to ca… https://t.co/0KSSx8Gg91
Retweeted by Al-MonitorThe implications of the Turkey-Russia fallout over Idlib go beyond Syria and represent a collapse of Erdogan’s appr… https://t.co/q3JuQdH1hxTurkish losses rise in dangerous escalation over Syria's #Idlib https://t.co/JWUnLGeLxO via @amberinzamanCan this veteran singer save Kurdish people's forgotten tunes? https://t.co/NMDcubLHkQTehran Friday prayers fall victim to #coronavirus https://t.co/lK4PMwZgw9Syrian rebels backed by Turkey claim to have retaken the key town of Saraqeb in the Idlib province today in what wo… https://t.co/jn6SmT1H51Intel: Tunisia's new government wins vote of confidence from legislators https://t.co/dN2PDhyMtO via @amberinzamanIntel: #Tunisia's new government wins vote of confidence from legislators ⁦@louisakeeler⁩ ⁦@Faiyla⁩ ⁦@sh_grewal⁩ https://t.co/qGJCSTfpHI
Retweeted by Al-MonitorEgyptian lawyers and free speech aren't buying into the parliament's removal of media platforms from the legal defi… https://t.co/dMwqruYLZDThe Palestinian Authority recently intensified its meetings with Israeli journalists, former lawmakers, and academi… https://t.co/VNrW26YTrEHow Hamas’ observation units operate on Gaza border https://t.co/j0LiDM1A82Netanyahu's rivals believe that if he wins the election next week, that will be the end of Israel's democracy… https://t.co/tGyrTIzfbiPhoto of the Day: Guards wait for the start of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's funeral at Field Marshal M… https://t.co/8bEa31JkUmA video comparing PM #BenjaminNetanyahu with #Turkish President #RecepTayyipErdogan has set off a political storm i… https://t.co/41ZyX7zbXPThe invasion of social influencers into the #Egyptian cinema started in the last decade https://t.co/bz3Vq9Z5IXReal estate market booms as wave of displaced flock into Syria’s al-Bab https://t.co/DufuG7ySnS#RecepTayyipErdogan unequivocally declared that #Turkey would attack Syrian forces anywhere in #Syria if another so… https://t.co/53okQ2SFaMFormer #Fatah leader #MohammedDahlan has long been the subject of myriad accusations, but the charges seem especial… https://t.co/d4IK3OYz5jThe State Department announced the designation of #AhmadAlHamidawi, the leader of the Iranian-backed #Iraqi militia… https://t.co/g95TmAugHZ @laurapitel @FinancialTimes Another good read on #Idlib #Turkey The Turkish deployment in Idlib is enough to spark… https://t.co/vdnyIFPPom
Retweeted by Al-MonitorWill ties with #Iran change under #Oman’s new sultan? https://t.co/FklQdtTePl @jafariysaeid
Retweeted by Al-Monitor#Russia lends #Egypt $25 billion for #Dabaa nuclear power plant via @AlMonitor https://t.co/iZSD1A3eVv
Retweeted by Al-Monitor#Erdogan renews threat to hit Syrian troops to stop advance in Idlib https://t.co/tmLcgAEuQh via @AlMonitor @aylajean #Syria #Turkey
Retweeted by Al-MonitorWill Iraq's new PM pass on forming government? https://t.co/2FCM6HfoEV via @AlMonitor
Retweeted by Al-Monitor#Iran reports 3 more #coronavirus deaths for total of 22 https://t.co/XTTdsWSbql
Retweeted by Al-Monitor#Erdogan’s biggest miscalculation is proving to be the reliance he placed on #Russia - @SemihIdiz https://t.co/p5iDWu6Uwa #IdlibBattle
Retweeted by Al-MonitorToday's MENA roundup: #SaudiArabia restricts hajj pilgrimage over coronavirus outbreak; Tunisian government wins ke… https://t.co/8A62bp8MAL
Retweeted by Al-Monitor#RecepTayyipErdogan warned that time is running out for the Syrian government to withdraw its troops from areas aro… https://t.co/6W1uCM3Yj4Tourism in Istanbul is the new battleground between mayor Imamoglu and the Turkish governement. Can Istanbul's mayo… https://t.co/YDaUMDSv6A
Retweeted by Al-MonitorIdlib and the collapse of Erdogan’s foreign policy https://t.co/i7vtCzWKyJ via @AlMonitor
Retweeted by Al-MonitorCountries fire allegations of interference against Dahlan https://t.co/nJ35xuA4hWThe PA recently intensified its meetings with #Israeli journalists, former lawmakers, political party members and a… https://t.co/fcW7gzt3yvThe #DonaldTrump administration is not considering reengaging militarily in the #Syrian civil war amid stepped-up f… https://t.co/MDJv1rH0sCBehind closed doors in supper clubs and even private art salons, a new and exciting interpretation of #Tunisian cui… https://t.co/RCwa9MSHpeConfidence vote first of many challenges ahead of Iraq's PM designate https://t.co/IqcoDJeA3PHere is the state of #Israeli “policy” on #Gaza just this month, February 2020 @IsraelPulse https://t.co/bTAo3m1FS9#Egyptian opposition parties seem to have decided to sever any existing or potential relationship with the… https://t.co/PLIxKxyXwV#Iraq's designated PM #MohammedTawfiqAllawi announced that the #Iraqi parliament will vote to approve his Cabinet t… https://t.co/FjLxagHmmx#Qatar is bringing on two #Republican ex-lawmakers for the express purpose of lobbying their former GOP colleagues… https://t.co/orf2HbyUmyBlue and White stumbles as Israeli race nears finish https://t.co/hJnrzGawbDNews about #Egypt banning #IsmailHaniyeh from returning to Cairo following his foreign tour was expected to stir a… https://t.co/FxWGrnxo35For the arts and culture sector in Lebanon, the country's economic situation has been untenable, already entering t… https://t.co/oeIX74rsFiAnd if Netanyahu scores a landslide victory? https://t.co/n90QrnGCA4The prospect of cordial Iranian-Omani relations following the death of Sultan Qaboos has been subject to speculatio… https://t.co/yBZ0svUh11Art, culture victims of Lebanon's economic crisis https://t.co/oY5qgc4YBh
2/27
2020
The Trump administration says it's not considering reengaging militarily in Syria amid stepped-up fighting in Idlib… https://t.co/Yo3yDqnb3G#Iran's leaders face crisis of confidence in managing #CoronavirusOutbreak; #Ethiopia bails on #GERD talks with… https://t.co/3fveHsgtWF
Retweeted by Al-MonitorErdogan warned today that time is running out for the Syrian regime to withdraw its troops from areas around Turkis… https://t.co/SIn1HOcLBr
2/26
2020

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