After Saudi king’s letter, EU states move to block Commission’s dirty-money list

By |marec 1st, 2019|anti-money laundering, EU-Arab League summit, Jamal Khashoggi, News, Saudi Arabia, Věra Jourová|

The adoption of a European Union money-laundering blacklist, which includes Saudi Arabia as well as Puerto Rico and three other US territories, is likely to be blocked by EU states under a procedure launched on Thursday (28 February), two EU sources said.

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‘Respect’ for Luxembourg PM after he challenges Arab leaders on gay rights

By |marec 1st, 2019|EU-Arab League summit, gay rights, homophobia, News, Xavier Bettel|

Several top European politicians backed Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Thursday (28 February) after he told Arab leaders he was gay and could be condemned to death in some of their countries.

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Egypt hits back at Turkey over EU-Arab summit criticism

By |februar 27th, 2019|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, AKP, CHP, death penalty, EU-Arab League summit, Islamists, Muslim Brotherhood, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, secularists|

Egypt hit back Wednesday (27 February) at Turkish criticism of EU leaders for meeting their Arab counterparts in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh just days after Cairo executed nine people. The foreign ministry accused Turkish President Recep Tayy...

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A divided EU and a divided Arab League put on a fragile show of unity

By |februar 27th, 2019|Arab League, EU-Arab League summit, News|

Neither the EU nor the Arab League really knows where it is going. Yet, divided as they are, both sides also face harsher and more cohesive adversaries: China, Russia and the US, writes Fiasal Al Yafai.

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Labour party raises prospect of second Brexit referendum

By |februar 26th, 2019|Brexit, Donald Tusk, EU-Arab League summit, Hard Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Party, News, second Brexit referendum, Theresa May|

Britain's main opposition Labour Party has said it could support a second Brexit referendum as the European Union opened the door to postponing the country's exit from the bloc beyond the 29 March deadline.

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Arab League, EU seek synchrony on regional crises in first summit

By |februar 25th, 2019|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt, EU-Arab League summit, Libya, News, refugee crisis, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen Civil War|

Arab and European states sought common ground on security threats and regional crises including Yemen, Syria and Libya on Sunday at their first joint summit held in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

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