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Commentary By MEPC Experts
In the year preceding the Covid-19 pandemic, Algeria witnessed widespread dissent in what became known as the Hirak protest movement after former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his campaign for a fifth term in office.
For Women’s History Month, MEPC is highlighting the outstanding contributions of women on our staff and in the diplomatic world. Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis became the first woman ambassador of Libya to the United States in November 2017.
Final election results have again revealed Israel’s deeply polarized electorate. Last week, Israelis went to the polls for the fourth time in two years, perhaps to bring to an end the current political stalemate.
News of the failure of the latest talks between President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, which took place on March 22, risks pushing Lebanon further into political and economic chaos.