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22 September, 2019


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1. Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics. ...

2. Oil surges after attack on Saudi oil facilities

Oil prices surged on Monday, with Brent crude posting its biggest intra-day percentage gain since the Gulf War in 1991, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday shut over 5% of global supply. ...

3. Saudi minister makes historic visit to Cyprus

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Ibrahim Bin Abdulaziz Al–Assaf, paid an official visit to Cyprus on Wednesday, the first ever in the history of diplomatic relations between the two countries...

4. Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so. ...

5. Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy'

It is unclear how much influence Britain may have in Europe given it is about to have a new prime minister, widely expected to be Boris Johnson, who takes over a country divided over Brexit, its planned departure from the European Union. ...

6. Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday. ...

7. Two women at the top of EU decision making

Under the deal, Ursula von der Leyen, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will replace Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm...

8. UK F35 jets fly first sorties out of Cyprus

The UK’s newest and most advanced generation of fighter jet, the Lightning F-35B, has completed its first operational missions to Syria and Iraq, as part of the ongoing fight against Daesh, following a successful training period in Cyprus, UK Defence Secretary, Penny Mordaunt said during a visit she paid to the British Bases in Cyprus....

9. When necessity becomes history

10. Winds of War

11. Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute

12. US drone shot down by Iranian missile

13. Motive behind tanker attacks unclear

14. Don’t mess with the US Congress

15. US may suspend training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets over Russia missile deal

16. Family detained at Larnaca airport

A family from Iran was arrested on Tuesday at Larnaca International Airport as they were attempting to travel on fake passports, with police later discovering their genuine documents in their hotel room...

17. Cyprus scolded for unlawful detention

ECHR orders Cyprus to pay €30,000 in damages for the unlawful detention and degrading treatment of an Iranian national, mounting more pressure as MP's are debating a new asylum bill currently stuck under review...

18. Westward Bound

19. Reuters: US may soon pause delivery of F-35s to Turkey

20. For a strong Europe

21. ExxonMobil eyes Israel gas bid

22. US charges Huawei with bank fraud, theft of trade secrets

23. Wess Mitchell and the musical chairs in the Trump foreign policy team

24. How Trump's phone call to Erdogan changed the Syrian war

25. Wess Mitchell sends clear message to Turkey over Cyprus

26. US retreats from Syria as Trump rebuffs top advisers

27. NYT: Chinese hackers infiltrated Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs systems

28. US official sends clear message to Turkey over Cyprus drilling

29. Huawei CFO bail hearing to resume as Beijing piles pressure

30. US probe of China's Huawei includes bank fraud accusations