Posts Tagged ‘iran’

Thousands protest in Iran

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  Reports this week describe how thousands protest in Iran, updates on the latest from the Iraq-led offensive against Mosul, the kidnapping of two oil workers in Iraq’s oil-hub of Basra and their subsequent rescue and  incidents and attacks in Cairo, Algeria, Israel and Saudi Arabia.  A foiled Islamic State plot to attack a soccer…

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PGI’s Risk Portal Weekly MENA Briefing – 30 September 2016

PGI’s Risk Portal Weekly MENA Briefing – 30 September 2016 PGI Risk Portal Weekly MENA Briefing Posted on 30 September by PGI Risk Portal PGI’s Weekly Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Briefing provides an overview of key developments from across the region in the past seven days. To receive PGI’s daily briefing, containing a comprehensive…

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A deal or a new arms race?

A deal or a new arms race? Following the historic deal between the P5+1 and Iran over its nuclear program, how will the GCC countries react? SecurityNewsDesk talks to 5 Dimension consultants, experts in regional geo politics, who have talked to advisors working with the GCC and some of the regional governments to get their views.…

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A dangerous Iranian escalation in Yemen?

A dangerous Iranian escalation in Yemen? The Iranian leadership is sending two Iranian naval vessels into the military operations zone around Yemen’s waters in a step that could be seen by Saudi Arabia and her allies as provocative and escalatory. A source within the Saudi MoD told 5 Dimension Consultants in Dubai “that while there…

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