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Welcome to the #1 Pro Wrestling podcast in Libya and the MENA region! If it happens in a ring it happens IN THE RING! News, views, reviews, and interviews! No BS, no holds barred! For balanced, unbiased, and informative Pro Wrestling coverage this is the place! #InTheRingWhereItMatters (Oh, and did I mention that we present a Pop Culture podcast as well? Pop Talk! Comics, movies, series, anime, games, and gadgets! Everything geeks love under one ceiling! Check it out in our list, you'll be g ...
 
A podcast made by and for people who really care about truth, justice, and human rights in Libya. Tune in every week to listen to what really matters in Libya. Libya Matters is a casual, informal conversation between Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) team and journalists, experts, analysts, and others.
 
Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, interviews newsmakers each week from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region, with additional commentary from Al-Monitor’s ‘on-the-ground’ correspondents. Andrew has been writing about, and traveling in, the Middle East for over three decades, meeting and interviewing the region’s top political and civil society leaders. Since obtaining his PH.D from Johns Hopkins University, he has held app ...
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Welcome to the Global Recon Podcast! Hosted by John Hendricks. Mr. Hendricks sits down with American Intelligence professionals, and American Special Operations personnel to discuss a wide variety of subjects. These topics include historical events, current events, medicine, and geopolitics. Enjoy. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/globalrecon/support
 
UN News interviews a wide range of people from senior news-making officials at Headquarters in New York, to advocates and beneficiaries from across the world who have a stake in helping the UN go about its often life-saving work in the field.
 
Richard & John Spears answer your questions & discuss the oilfield services business. The Spears brothers have a combined 75+ years as leading industry experts and are prized speakers for events all across the globe. The Drilldown will visit all topics in the oilfield services & equipment and discuss industry current events. New episode every Monday! Got a question? Send it to drilldownshow@gmail.com
 
While the Maghreb has long been at the margins of U.S. policy in the Middle East and North Africa, trends in this region increasingly reverberate throughout the Middle East. In this new environment, developments in the Maghreb will continue to have an impact both on the region and on U.S. interests. The CSIS Middle East Program examines changing political, economic, and security trends in the Maghreb—defined here as Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya—through original research and analysis ...
 
Daily world news in clear English. Seven minutes of the most important stories in slow, intermediate English. For English learners, teachers, and people with English as a second language. If you want to know today's world news of politics, business, natural events and human rights in clear, easy English, then SEND7 is for you, every morning. For episodes, transcripts and more, see www.send7.org
 
Seeking Peace is a podcast that explores the role of women around the world in bringing lasting peace to their communities. Women are too often seen as victims of conflict. But they are leaders and often unsung heroes. We bring you their stories. This podcast is a production of Georgetown's Institute for Women, Peace and Security and Adonde Media. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Join Crisis Group President Rob Malley and Board Member and Harvard Law School Professor Naz Modirzadeh as they dive deep into the conflicts that rage around the globe with Crisis Group analysts and special guests. These experts bring a unique, on-the-ground perspective to understanding both why those conflicts persist — and what could bring them to an end.
 
Tristan Verboven makes a storyteller's case for the history of the ancient world. Weaving mythology with historical accounts, he tells tales of the ongoing battle between light and darkness in the cradle of civilization. Hear the story of Ancient Rome and Carthage that is historically accurate, all the while delving into the dark corners of the human spirit. A place where vengeance, honour and battle turn the tides on the Mediterranean world.
 
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Ankara has summoned diplomatic envoys from the EU, Germany and Italy in protest over an attempt to search a Turkish cargo ship heading to Libya on the suspicion it was transporting embargoed weapons. A note has been presented to the ambassadors, saying that the search violated international law, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday. German serv…
 
In this episode, we speak with Haala Hweio about the history of Libyan branch of the Muslim Brotherhood and its important for the future of the global movement.The discussion focuses on Hala's recent article in MELG, which can be found in advanced copy here: https://brill.com/view/journals/melg/aop/article-10.1163-18763375-01202001/article-10.1163-…
 
Following a decade of political instability and conflict, Libyans are on the path to peace and the international community “needs to do its part”, which includes respecting an arms embargo, the top UN official there has said, in an exclusive interview with our UN News Arabic team. Stephanie Williams, Acting UN Special Representative, spoke to May Y…
 
Episode Summary Joining me for this week's podcast is an author and former CIA Targeting Analyst, Sarah Carlson. Sarah's book "In The Dark of War" is her account of the U.S. mission's evacuation in Tripoli, Libya, in 2014, where she served as a CIA officer. The evacuation took 26 hours, with 150 Americans driving out of Libya during a civil war. Ac…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Friday 13th November 2020. Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Libya Mediterranean refugee deaths. Ethiopia Tigray fighting. Guinea opposition arrests. Hong Kong China UK disputes. Turkey warns Armenia over Azerbaijan truce. India smog. Poland abortion protester talks to SEND7. Germany vaccine. US Biden no briefin…
 
A UN envoy for Libya says there's been a significant breakthrough at talks taking place in Tunisia on the war-torn country's future. But first, the Ethiopian offensive on the northern Tigray region continues as aid groups say more than 11,000 people have now fled across the border to Sudan. And we introduce you to a new card game to celebrate Black…
 
In previous episodes we’ve explored avenues for accountability, but what about legal measures that may prevent it? In our season finale we discuss amnesties, which are rather popular in Libya (there have been at least four since 2011 that we know of). We’re joined by Rupert Skilbeck, barrister and Director of REDRESS, an organisation focused on see…
 
Libya up to 800,000 bpd heading to 1.2 million bpd by 2021 New energy vehicles to make up 20% of China's new car sales by 2025 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-autos-electric/china-expects-sales-of-nev-to-make-up-20-of-total-new-sales-by-2025-idINKBN27I0W9 - mandate/quota system not a forecast - Tesla is facing demand problem in China - How…
 
This event was a discussion around Wolfram Lacher's latest book Libya's Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict.After the overthrow of the Qadhafi regime in 2011, Libya witnessed a dramatic breakdown of centralized power. Countless local factions carved up the country into a patchwork of spheres of influence. Only the leader of one…
 
Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has dismissed the “path of negotiations” with Western states to lift sanctions. However, the government in Tehran says foreign companies are already preparing to return to the country. Speaking at the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination’s meeting in Tehran on Tuesday, Khamenei said that the only wa…
 
More than 160 police officers in Germany have carried out searches at the homes of some of their colleagues after nine cops were accused of participating in right-wing and extremist WhatsApp groups. Raids on several apartments belonging to police officers took place early on Tuesday morning in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in western Germany.…
 
US biotech firm Moderna will become the sixth company to supply a coronavirus vaccine candidate to the EU after European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said a deal for 160 million doses has been reached. "I am happy to announce that tomorrow we will approve a new contract to secure another Covid-19 vaccine," von der Leyen said on Tuesday…
 
China has said it is committed to peace in the region and reducing hostilities in the East China Sea following high-level talks with Japan. Both nations say they want better and more stable relations. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi conducted a joint press conference following a day of talks in Tokyo…
 
The Chinese foreign ministry has attacked the Pope after he shared his thoughts on the persecuted peoples of this world, a list which included the Uighur people, who largely reside in Northwest China. Zhao Lijian, China’s foreign ministry spokesman, hit out at Pope Francis on Tuesday after he made “groundless” accusations against China by suggestin…
 
The EU organization tasked with screening drugs has promised to carefully study all available data on several Covid-19 vaccines before issuing opinions on the jabs, saying it could make a decision by the end of the year. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) could release its opinions on jabs developed by AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Moderna before Januar…
 
The European Union's foreign policy chief called for an immediate ceasefire in Afghanistan on Tuesday, warning that the country may lose political and financial support from Brussels. Josep Borrell, EU's high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, said at an Afghanistan fundraising conference in Geneva that "a ceasefire should not …
 
Benjamin Netanyahu has subjected himself to a political thrashing after the Israeli prime minister issued a gaffe-riddled speech during an event raising awareness about violence against women. The Israeli leader spoke at a ceremony marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but his remarks have been interpreted as …
 
China's Manila mission on Tuesday accused the United States of "creating chaos" in Asia, releasing a harsh statement after the US national security adviser backed countries in the region that have disputes with Beijing. "We've got your back," Robert O'Brien told the Philippines and Vietnam in Manila on Monday. Both states are locked in maritime row…
 
A lobby group that represents airlines worldwide has said that it is creating a mobile app to help passengers show they are Covid-free, as coronavirus vaccinations are expected to become mandatory for international travel. Read more Qantas CEO says airline will make Covid-19 vaccination COMPULSORY for international travel The International Air Tran…
 
An official from Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil company has confirmed that Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeted one of its facilities in Jeddah, but said the attack did not halt the plant’s output. The official said that the strike occurred at a “critical facility” which distributes more than 120,000 barrels of petroleum products per day. The plant is one of …
 
https://shor.by/WarRoom14DayFreeTrial Oil prices rise on back of COVID vaccine news https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-back-of-covid-vaccine-news-idUSKBN283021?il=0 - WTI is up to $43 and Brent $45 on vaccine news - demand still down, travel low, is the market actually looking at the numbers year-on-year or compared to…
 
Pope Francis has hosted a delegation of NBA players and union officials at the Vatican, to discuss the issues of social justice and racial equality, without anyone wearing a mask to protect against the spread of Covid-19. The delegation of five players and five union executives met with Pope Francis in the papal library of the Apostolic Palace on M…
 
Beijing's space agency has embarked on a project to harvest rocks from the lunar surface with a robotic craft and bring them back to Earth, a feat accomplished by only two other nations and last attempted nearly 50 years ago. The China National Space Administration’s (CNSA) Chang’e-5 mission blasted off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in a pr…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Tuesday 24th November 2020. Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Republicans condemn Trump. Guatemala budget. Burkina Faso elections. DRC rebel sentencing. UK new tiers. UK Begum case. Croatia vaccination survey. Australian airline mandatory vaccination. Hong Kong activist trial. Serbia hand sanitiser deaths. Singa…
 
In tonight's edition: There will be no mercy ominously warns Ethiopia as the clock runs down on a deadline for surrender issued to Tigrayan leaders. In a blow to a culture of impunity for men of violence in DR Congo, a former warlord is sentenced to life in prison for war crimes. A military court found NDC founder Sheka guilty of murder, sexual sla…
 
Police in Warsaw clashed with demonstrators who chained themselves to the gates of the Ministry of National Education and staged a roadblock on a bridge on Monday in protest over Poland’s toughening of abortion rights. Huge protests have erupted in recent weeks over the ruling in October by Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal that the abortion of fetu…
 
Federal forces in Ethiopia have surrounded the Tigray region’s capital, after the country’s government gave the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) a 72-hour deadline to surrender. If the TPLF does not surrender within that time frame, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has threatened to begin a military offensive on the capital, amassing tan…
 
President Donald Trump’s national security advisor Robert O’Brien has reiterated the US’ commitment to back the Philippines and Vietnam over Beijing’s territorial claims in the potentially energy-rich South China Sea. The two states have been engaged in a long-running row with Beijing over sovereignty in the contested South China Sea, of which Chin…
 
Turkey prevented German soldiers on an EU military mission in the Mediterranean from conducting a full search of a Turkish cargo ship suspected of taking weapons to Libya, officials in Ankara and Berlin said on Monday. German servicemen from the frigate Hamburg boarded the Turkish freighter overnight, the Defense Ministry in Berlin said. They were …
 
Riyadh has denied claims that the Israeli PM became the first leader of the Jewish state to meet Saudi officials at the weekend through secret engagement with Mohammed bin Salman (MBS). Benjamin Netanyahu has refused to comment. An Israeli minister said on Monday that Netanyahu had jetted into the new Saudi Red Sea city of Neom for talks with the C…
 
France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom have warned that they are prepared to sanction any entity involved in Libyan politics, domestic or foreign, that attempts to obstruct the fragile peace process there. The four European nations made the statement as they welcomed the results of the first round of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF…
 
The European Commission has reminded the French government of its duty to ensure journalists can carry out their work "freely and safely," as parliament votes to crackdown on the publication of images of on-duty police officers. Christian Wigand, the EC spokesperson for Rule of Law, issued a warning to the French government after parliament voted t…
 
Authorities in Hong Kong reported 73 new coronavirus cases on Monday, blaming “silent transmission” chains for a rise in asymptomatic infections. The epidemic situation in the densely populated Chinese city is rapidly worsening, officials said, after 73 new coronavirus cases were registered, the highest daily figure since August 16 when the city re…
 
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has warned that CO2 concentration in the atmosphere is likely to go up in 2020 despite a reduction in global emissions due to Covid-19. The WMO said in a bulletin released on Monday that the expected drop in global emissions in 2020 is just a “tiny blip” in the buildup of dangerous gases and is unlikely t…
 
China’s foreign ministry announced on Monday that it will bring a “necessary” response to bear after a senior US Navy admiral made an unannounced visit to Taiwan over the weekend. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters that China “resolutely opposes” any diplomatic or military relations between American and Taiwanese offic…
 
UNICEF has announced it is working with 350 logistics partners, including major airlines and shipping lines, to ensure the delivery of nearly two billion Covid-19 vaccines to over 92 countries, as well as one billion syringes. In a statement released by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday, the agency said it plans to play a massive role in th…
 
Many of Germany's 16 federal states are in favor of extending a partial lockdown, but restrictions could be relaxed over Christmas, the premier of the northern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern said on Monday. “The (infection) numbers are subdued but they remain high,” Manuela Schwesig, premier of the northern state explained, speaking on Deutschland…
 
The head of Australia’s Qantas Airways has said his airline plans to require all international travelers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 before boarding their flights, and predicted similar policies would be adopted worldwide. In a television interview with Australian news program A Current Affair, Alan Joyce explained that a coronavirus jab may …
 
Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport descended into mayhem after Chinese health authorities ordered all cargo workers at the air hub to be tested for coronavirus, leading to a standoff between officials and angry staff. The airport’s cargo handlers were corralled in a nearby parking lot to undergo an unannounced testing regime, reportedly after …
 
The Open Skies Treaty, allowing military observation flights over the territories of signatory states, is an important part of arms control and Germany will abide by it despite the US' withdrawal, German FM Heiko Maas has said. On Sunday, Washington officially quit the multinational deal, accusing Moscow of violating its terms, despite never provid…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Monday 23rd November 2020. Transcript here: send7.org/transcripts Today: Ethiopia army in Tigray. Burkina Faso election. US Trump's claims fail. Guatemala congress fire. Brazil protests. Pakistan minister says France Nazis. Afghanistan attacks. Iraq explosion. Japan COVID rise. UK vaccine plans. Belarus protests. Italy new …
 
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called upon the EU to abide by its “promise” and grant Turkey full membership. The ascension talks have long been stalled, while Ankara has had multiple run-ins with the bloc’s members. “We see ourselves as an inseparable part of Europe... However, this does not mean that we will bow down to overt attacks to our c…
 
Donating goods overseas after disasters can be unhelpful and even harmful, and with the Pacific Cyclone season now in full swing, the World Food Programme (WFP) has begun a campaign urging people to donate more responsibly. Julia Dean from the UN Country Team in Australia spoke to Jo Pilgrim, Director of WFP’s Pacific Multi-Country office in Fiji, …
 
Donating goods overseas after disasters can be unhelpful and even harmful, and with the Pacific Cyclone season now in full swing, the World Food Programme (WFP) has begun a campaign urging people to donate more responsibly. Julia Dean from the UN Country Team in Australia spoke to Jo Pilgrim, Director of WFP’s Pacific Multi-Country office in Fiji, …
 
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has hit out at protesters who compared their struggle against restrictions to the struggle of the anti-Nazi resistance, accusing them of “trivializing” the Holocaust. “Anyone who compares themselves to Sophie Scholl or Anne Frank today is mocking the courage it took to take a stand against Nazis,” Maas tweeted on …
 
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