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Orient Weekly Watch: CSIORS Edition - Friday, October 6th, 2023

2023-10-06 11:00

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Orient Weekly Watch: CSIORS Edition - Friday, October 6th, 2023

"Let us navigate the Middle East's nuances with this week's highlights: ADQ-Turkey rail, Lebanon-Israel border tensions, and Algerian media on Morocco's quake."


Let us guide you through the Middle East with curated links: insightful analyses and forecasts from top sources on regional complexities.



Al-Monitor.com: Abu Dhabi's ADQ in talks with Turkey to build railway for trade corridor

Abu Dhabi's wealth fund, ADQ, is in discussions with Turkey to construct a railway over the Bosporus in Istanbul, forming a key segment of a trade corridor that aims to connect Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. 


Moroccoworldnews.com: The Algerian Media's Political Exploitation of the Moroccan Earthquake

Following the earthquake in Morocco on September 8, the Algerian media, akin to the French media, demonstrated a bias influenced by political interests.


Newarab.com: The Lebanon-Israel Border Negotiations and Their Implications

In a recent incident, Lebanese and Israeli forces engaged in clashes involving tear gas and smoke bombs for the second time in a week. 

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