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On 17 June 2011, Syrian state media announced that Rami Makhlouf, a notorious business tycoon and cousin of President Bashar al-Assad, was quitting...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said Wednesday that there were still problems with the working conditions of migrants building stadiums for the...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Qatar said Thursday it will introduce a major labor law reform to ensure thousands of workers building venues for the 2022 World Cup are paid on time...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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The foreign minister of Libya’s internationally-recognized government urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday to lift an arms embargo to allow the...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Abdel Rahim Assi
Riyadh has seen a flurry of diplomatic activity from the Gulf in the past few days amid talk of changes in Saudi foreign policy under King Salman bin...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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The United States and Turkey have reached a tentative agreement to train and equip so-called moderate Syrian opposition fighters and expect to sign...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Much-publicized labor reforms in Qatar are not moving "far or fast enough" despite growing international pressure for change by the 2022 World Cup...
Friday, February 6, 2015
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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said US plans to train so-called moderate rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group were "...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Eva Bartlett
On January 8, in his sparsely-furnished New York City office, the Syrian Arab Republic Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations...
Saturday, January 17, 2015
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