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EUROPE

  • FRANCE: Two employees of the Premieres Lignes news production agency were attacked in Paris by a knife-wielding man near the former address of Charlie Hebdo, a weekly satirical newspaper whose staff was massacred in a 2015 attack by Islamist militants (the 14 alleged accomplices in that attack are currently on trial). The attack is being treated as an act of Islamist terrorism by French authorities.

SOURCE: RT

 

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FRANCE

  • French police fired tear gas and arrested more than 250 people in Paris on Saturday as they tussled with “yellow vest” protesters seeking to revive an anti-government movement curbed by a coronavirus lockdown this year.

SOURCE: FRANCE 24

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Europe (France)

EUROPE

  • FRANCE: The threat of terrorist attacks “remains extremely high in the country,” according to the interior minister. The warning comes two days before the trial opens of 14 people accused of links to jihadi attacks at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in January 2015.

SOURCE: DW

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Global Geopolitics

Europe (Mediterranean)

EUROPE:

  • Turkey had conducted exercises with a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Eastern Mediterranean, hours after Greece began war games with France and EU allies nearby (see also GGN GEOPOLITICS Mediterranean August 2020).

SOURCE: DAILY SABAH

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Europe (Mediterranean)

EUROPE:

  • MEDITERRANEAN: Greece is launching military exercises jointly with France, Italy and Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean, amid an escalating conflict with Turkey over natural gas reserves.

SOURCE: DW

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Conflict In Africa (Mozambique)

CONFLICTS IN AFRICA:

  • MOZAMBIQUE: ISIL-linked fighters captured a heavily defended port in the far northern Mozambique town of Mocimboa da Praia, close to the site of natural gas projects, near the projects being developed by oil majors like France’s Total.

SOURCE: AL JAZEERA AFRICA NEWS

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Global Geopolitics

Europe (Mediterranean)

EUROPE:

  • France will boost its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean. They asked Turkey to cease oil and gas exploration in contested waters that has spurred tensions with Greece.  Meanwhile, Israel announced it stands behind Greece.

SOURCE: DW ISRAELHAYOM

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Demands (Lebanon)

DEMANDS:

  • French-Israeli member of the French National Assembly, Meyer Habib, demanded that France “must” designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization. The demand comes only a few days after Lebanon´s blast.

SOURCE: JERUSALEM POST

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Lebanon

LEBANON:

  • LEBANON: Lebanese protesters returned to streets in Beirut after the biggest blast occurred last Tuesday. They showed anger over the government and the political elite, who have presided over a nation that was facing economic collapse even before the deadly blast. The move came after the president of France Macron’s visit to Beirut. Over 57,000 Lebanese signed already an online petition to “place Lebanon under a French mandate”.

SOURCE: DAILY SABAH                               https://www.dailysabah.com/world/mid-east/angry-protesters-return-to-beiruts-streets-after-deadly-blast

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Europe (Mediterranean)

EUROPE:

  • Egypt and Greece signed an agreement to demarcate the maritime borders between the two countries in the Mediterranean. The move comes at a time when Turkey has expanded its presence in the eastern Mediterranean, which has been condemned by Greece, Egypt, Cyprus, and France.

SOURCE: GEOPOLITIC NEWS                   https://geopolitics.news/middle-east/egypt-greece-reach-agreement-in-eastern-mediterranean-amid-tensions-with-turkey/

 

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