Published: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:54:45 +0100
Expert: Putin picks easy points in the Middle East
Middle East Today / Sweden / Stockholm: -The Russian President Vladimir Putin went yesterday on a tour through the Middle East with stops in Syria, Egypt and Turkey.
Gudrun Persson, Russian researcher at the Total Defense Research Institute, describes the visit as a symbolic journey.
"For several years, Russia has moved and strengthened its positions, both military and diplomatic, as well as politically and commercially," she told TT.
When President Donald Trump recently spoke of...
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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:17:25 +0100
EU tells Netanyahu it rejects Trump's Jerusalem move
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-BRUSSELS/CAIRO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but met a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace process.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, meanwhile, took his own case to Egypt on Monday and was expected to fly to Turkey for a meeting of Muslim countries this week, cementing support...
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Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:37:10 +0100
The Arab League urges Trump to tear up Jerusalem decisions
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - The United Arab League calls on the United States to tear up the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to a strong critical statement after the Foreign Ministers meeting in Cairo.

The Arab League also wants the United Nations Security Council in a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump's decision, and warns that it could lead to increased violence in the region.

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Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:35:57 +0100
The United States can no longer act as peace broker in the conflict
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: -USA can no longer act as peace broker in the conflict, says Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki at a press conference in Cairo, according to TT.He also says that no contacts will be taken between Palestinian and American representatives, and that the Palestinians are hoping for a UN Security Council resolution on Trump's Jerusalem Declaration.Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced earlier on Saturday that he had set up a meeting with US Vice...
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Published: Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:07:10 +0100
Israeli strikes kill two Gaza gunmen, but anti-Trump protests subside
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed two Palestinian gunmen on Saturday after rockets were fired from the enclave, in violence that erupted over President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
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Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 23:01:15 +0100
World powers push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-PARIS (Reuters) - World powers attempted to shore up Lebanon’s stability on Friday by pushing Saudi Arabia and Iran to stop interfering in its politics and urging Hezbollah to rein in its regional activities.
Lebanon plunged into crisis on Nov. 4 when Saad al-Hariri resigned as prime minister while he was in Saudi Arabia, saying he feared assassination and criticizing the Saudis’ regional arch-rival Iran along with its Lebanese ally Hezbollah.
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Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:55:12 +0100
States worldwide failing to prevent killings and disappearances of human rights defenders
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-States around the world are failing in their duty to effectively protect people who defend human rights, leading to an escalation in preventable killings and enforced disappearances, Amnesty International said today.

The organization’s new report, Deadly but Preventable Attacks: Killings and Enforced Disappearances of Those who Defend Human Rights, highlights the growing risks faced by human rights defenders – people from all walks of life...
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:09:30 +0100
Convention on the Rights of the Child
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-The States Parties to the present Convention,

Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,

Bearing in mind that the peoples of the United Nations have, in the Charter, reaffirmed their faith in fundamental...
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:00:56 +0100
USA: Recognition of unified Jerusalem 'reckless' and undermines Palestinians’ human rights
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-Condemning today’s announcement by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, that the US is recognizing unified Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will move its embassy there, Raed Jarrar, Amnesty International USA’s Middle East Advocacy Director, said:

“This is a reckless and provocative decision by the Trump administration that further undermines the human rights of the Palestinian people and is likely to inflame tensions across...
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:50:43 +0100
Radio Sweden:-Move to stop supporting students at "non-democratic" colleges
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-The Swedish government wants to tighten the rules for student aid, to prevent taxpayer money funding students at foreign institutions that spread non-democratic values.

The aim is to clarify that students should not get Swedish money if they're enrolled in programs which would not merit funding in Sweden. The student funding body CSN could deny student aid for programs that are not in line with tenets of the Swedish constitution.

This...
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:56:42 +0100
Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing longtime U.S. policy
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike.
Trump announced his administration would begin a process of moving the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a step expected to take years and one that his predecessors opted not to take to avoid inflaming tensions.
The...
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Published: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 22:41:47 +0100
UAE says Egyptian ex-premier Shafik left for Egypt, family still in UAE
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-DUBAI (Reuters) - Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik has left the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for Egypt but his family has remained behind, UAE news agency WAM reported on Saturday.
“General Ahmed Shafik’s family is still in the country in the gracious care of the state of the United Arab Emirates,” the agency said, quoting an official UAE source.
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Published: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 22:07:10 +0100
Margot Wallström meets Rex Tillerson in Vienna
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: -Svenska Foreign Minister Margot Wallström will have her own meeting with her American colleague Rex Tillerson on Thursday in Vienna.It provides sources of ecotype.

A meeting between Wallström and Tillerson was planned for Wednesday in Stockholm, but was postponed for unclear reason.

Now they meet in Vienna in conjunction with the meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the OSCE, on Thursday.
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Published: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:50:30 +0100
Judge rules transgender people can enlist in military, denying Trump bid to delay deadline
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-A federal judge on Monday denied the Trump administration’s request to delay an order requiring the military to begin accepting transgender recruits starting Jan. 1, saying the argument for more time seemed based on “vague claims.”

“The Court is not persuaded that Defendants will be irreparably injured by” meeting the New Year’s Day deadline, U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly wrote.

The ruling from Kollar-Kotelly...
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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:40:37 +0100
Putin, Egypt's Sisi discuss restart of flights, sign nuclear deal
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-CAIRO (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday, agreeing to resume civilian flights which Moscow halted more than two years ago after militants bombed a Russian tourist jet over the Sinai.
Putin’s latest visit to Cairo reflects the deepening ties between Russia and Egypt, the second largest recipient of U.S. military aid after Israel and a strategic U.S. partner in the Middle East...
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Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:59:38 +0100
3,500-Year-Old Tombs Uncovered in Egypt. One Has a Mummy
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-LUXOR, EGYPTEgyptian officials today announced the discovery and excavation of two tombs found in the necropolis of Dra' Abu el-Naga in Luxor. The tombs, dated to the 18th Dynasty (1550-1292 B.C.) belonged to officials who likely served here at the ancient capital of Thebes, now a UNESCO world heritage site.

The tombs were surveyed and numbered by German Egyptologist Friederike Kampp-Seyfried in the 1990s. At the time, the tomb known as Kampp 161...
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Published: Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:40:42 +0100
Egypt's Coptic Church rejects meeting with Pence over Jerusalem move
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s Coptic Church has rejected a meeting requested by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during his visit later this month in protest against Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, MENA state news agency reported on Saturday.
The Church “excused itself from hosting Mike Pence” when he visits Egypt, citing President Donald Trump’s decision “at an unsuitable time and without consideration for the...
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Published: Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:17:02 +0100
Man was arrested on the arlanda with weapons in the bag
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-A 30-year-old man with a ticket to Egypt was arrested in security at Arlanda Airport.

The man had weapons in his hand luggage, according to information from Dagens Nyheter.
"There are things that can be used to hijack an aircraft," says Oskar Tallryd, station officer at the police, to Aftonbladet.
A 30-year-old man with a ticket to Egypt was arrested in security at Arlanda Airport.

The arrest took place at 11 o'clock on...
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Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:11:44 +0100
Palestinian killed in Gaza clashes over Trump's Jerusalem move
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man on Friday near the Gaza border in clashes over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.

The Israeli military said hundreds of Palestinians were rolling burning tires and throwing rocks at soldiers across the border. “During the riots IDF soldiers fired selectively toward two main instigators and hits were...
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Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:40:26 +0100
Palestinians, Muslims worldwide hold 'Day of Rage' over Jerusalem
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of Palestinians protested in a “day of rage” on Friday in the occupied West Bank, Gaza and in East Jerusalem against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of the ancient city as Israel’s capital.
Across the Arab and Muslim worlds, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets on Friday, the Muslim holy day, expressing solidarity with the Palestinians and outrage at the U.S. move.
As Friday prayers ended...
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:40:14 +0100
What is leadership?
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: - "Leadership is about getting all employees to strive for the same goal with determination and enthusiasm.Leadership is through your way of being and how you influence others.Your leadership is shaped in your relationships with above all your employees."So, the Leadership Organization defines what leadership is.
There is much research on leadership, but there is no unambiguous definition of the term.Different types of leadership are suitable for different...
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:19:50 +0100
IKEA Sweden: -Kamprads Christmas Gift: All employees receive 13,000 items
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm: -The year's Christmas bonus from Ikea to its loyal staff is about SEK 13,000 per employee, writes the furniture giant in a press release.
- Our employees are incredibly important to us, "said Karin Bergman, HR Manager of the Ikea Group in Sweden, in the press release.
Ikea has released a press release on this year's Christmas bonus from their loyalty program called "Thank you!" on Tuesday.
- Our employees are incredibly important to us.Thanks!...
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:41:05 +0100
Ikea to Offer Expanded Parental Leave to All 13,000 Employees
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-Ikea's U.S. division is offering longer parental leave to employees who are new parents, following similar overtures from tech companies like Netflix as it strives to keep good workers in an improving job market.

The ready-to-assemble furniture chain said Tuesday it will offer its 13,000 salaried and hourly employees in the U.S. up to four months of paid parental leave.
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Published: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:28:46 +0100
Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, defying warnings of unrest
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy there, breaking with longtime U.S. policy and potentially threatening regional stability.
Despite warnings from Western and Arab allies, Trump in a 1 p.m. (1800 GMT) White House speech will direct the State Department to begin looking for a site for an embassy in Jerusalem as...
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Published: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 22:27:27 +0100
Sisi cautions Trump against "complicating" matters in Middle East: Egyptian presidency
Middle East today / Sweden / Stockholm:-CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday there was no need to “complicate” matters in the Middle East after Trump phoned him to talk about his decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a Cairo presidential statement said.
It said Sisi cautioned Trump against “taking measures that would undermine the chances of peace in the Middle East”.
“The Egyptian president...
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Published: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:54:45 +0100
Expert: Putin picks easy points in the Middle East
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Published: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:50:30 +0100
Judge rules transgender people can enlist in military, denying Trump bid to delay deadline
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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:17:25 +0100
EU tells Netanyahu it rejects Trump's Jerusalem move
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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:40:37 +0100
Putin, Egypt's Sisi discuss restart of flights, sign nuclear deal
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Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:37:10 +0100
The Arab League urges Trump to tear up Jerusalem decisions
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Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:59:38 +0100
3,500-Year-Old Tombs Uncovered in Egypt. One Has a Mummy
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Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:35:57 +0100
The United States can no longer act as peace broker in the conflict
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Published: Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:40:42 +0100
Egypt's Coptic Church rejects meeting with Pence over Jerusalem move
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Published: Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:07:10 +0100
Israeli strikes kill two Gaza gunmen, but anti-Trump protests subside
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Published: Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:17:02 +0100
Man was arrested on the arlanda with weapons in the bag
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Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 23:01:15 +0100
World powers push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon
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Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:11:44 +0100
Palestinian killed in Gaza clashes over Trump's Jerusalem move
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Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:55:12 +0100
States worldwide failing to prevent killings and disappearances of human rights defenders
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Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:40:26 +0100
Palestinians, Muslims worldwide hold 'Day of Rage' over Jerusalem
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:09:30 +0100
Convention on the Rights of the Child
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:40:14 +0100
What is leadership?
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:00:56 +0100
USA: Recognition of unified Jerusalem 'reckless' and undermines Palestinians’ human rights
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:19:50 +0100
IKEA Sweden: -Kamprads Christmas Gift: All employees receive 13,000 items
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:50:43 +0100
Radio Sweden:-Move to stop supporting students at "non-democratic" colleges
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:41:05 +0100
Ikea to Offer Expanded Parental Leave to All 13,000 Employees
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Published: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:56:42 +0100
Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing longtime U.S. policy
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Published: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:28:46 +0100
Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, defying warnings of unrest
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Published: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 22:41:47 +0100
UAE says Egyptian ex-premier Shafik left for Egypt, family still in UAE
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Published: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 22:27:27 +0100
Sisi cautions Trump against "complicating" matters in Middle East: Egyptian presidency
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Published: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 22:07:10 +0100
Margot Wallström meets Rex Tillerson in Vienna
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