Weekly Round Up 12th-18th November

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Israeli Disarray

Who?
Israeli Government

What?
Election date change

Where?
Israel

Why is it important, relevant, worth consideration or keeping an eye on?
General Elections in Israel are said to be moved up to March instead of November next year. Potentially in efforts to stop the collapse of the coalition, potentially to re-elect current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing party. Important to review later especially with Netanyahu’s stance on global affairs, including the middle eastern equation with Putin and Syria, as well as stances on refugees and migration.

 

Full Articles:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-netanyahu/israels-netanyahu-to-give-statement-amid-signs-of-early-election-idUSKCN1NN0NYnow-572313

 

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In de-Nile? Egypt and Ethiopia meet

Who?
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan

What?
River dam on the Nile

Where?
Etiopia

Why is it important, relevant, worth consideration or keeping an eye on?
Ethiopia wants to become the main power resource for Africa, with the creation of the dam. The dam has possible side effectives to neighbours Sudan and Egypt, with negotiations pushing back completion to 2020. Could this be a cause of another Suez-crisis?

Full Articles:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-ethiopia-dam/egypt-and-ethiopia-to-discuss-nile-dam-dispute-pm-idUSKCN1NN0IS

 

 

 

Full List of Resources Used:

https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/ANALYSIS-Why-Netanyahu-doesnt-want-an-election-https://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-netanyahu/israels-netanyahu-to-give-statement-amid-signs-of-early-election-idUSKCN1NN0NYnow-572313

https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/19/africa/ethiopia-new-dam-threatens-egypts-water/index.html

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-ethiopia-dam/egypt-and-ethiopia-to-discuss-nile-dam-dispute-pm-idUSKCN1NN0IS

 

 

 

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