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Changing Yemen strategy signals shift in Saudi approach ahead of Biden presidency

Saudi Arabia is preparing for the transition from President Donald Trump to his successor by laying the groundwork for a withdrawal from Yemen and dealing with outstanding human rights issues, while Netanyahu’s visit suggests Riyadh is keeping its options open on a future deal with Israel.

Issue 1115 - 26 November 2020

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Conservatives prepare to take over in Iran’s presidential election

Iranian officials have in recent days reiterated their determination to hold presidential elections on schedule on 18 June, although the voting may have to be extended to a second day given the expectation that the coronavirus pandemic will still have impacts well into next year. It is likely to be an unusual campaign, with a ban on public meetings.

Issue 1115 - 26 November 2020



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