Daily Archives: December 3, 2018

Saudi Arabia loses right to host world chess championship after barring Israeli players

By | 2018-12-03T19:21:11+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Middle East|

Event will now be held later this month in Russia, after Israelis threatened legal action over not being allowed into Riyadh tournament

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‘Christians face imminent extinction in the Middle East,’ says Archbishop of Canterbury

By | 2018-12-03T18:33:36+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Middle East|

'As we approach Christmas, we need to pray for them and speak out for them,' added Justin Welby

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Abbas to Pope Francis after talks on U.S. embassy move: ‘We’re counting on you’

By | 2018-12-03T18:26:28+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Middle East|

Vatican says Palestinian president and Pope Francis discussed Jerusalem's 'universal value' for Christianity, Judaism and Islam

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Ukraine calls up reservists amid tensions with Russia

By | 2018-12-03T17:06:05+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|World|

Over the weekend, Ukraine's president said that Russia has deployed a large number of troops along its border with Ukraine and alleged that the Kremlin intends to push inland into Ukraine

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Algeria’s president cancels on Saudi crown prince – due to acute flu

By | 2018-12-03T17:00:38+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Middle East|

The Saudi heir, Mohammed bin Salman, had arrived late on Sunday for a two-day visit to Algeria. He wished Abdelaziz Bouteflika a speedy recovery

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MI6 speaks: U.K. intelligence chief makes rare public warning against Russia

By | 2018-12-03T15:06:06+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|World|

'Our intention is for the Russian state to conclude that, whatever benefits it thinks it is accruing from this activity, they are not worth the risk,' said Alex Younger

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