Middle East News – May 23rd

The headline for the Munich massacre that Israel has recently asked the Olympic committee to hold a moment of silence for

– World powers continue to meet to discuss the nuclear situations in Iran as further sanctions/deals are debated – CNN

– The women of Egypt are calling for a champion in the upcoming election, as their rights have been too long neglected – CNN

– The International Olympic Committee has denied Israel’s request for a moment of silence for the Munich 11 during this year’s Olympics, angering Israel – CNN

– NATO has officially come out to say that it is not planning on intervening in the Syrian situation, meaning the Syrian rebels will have to go at it alone – CNN

– Saudi Arabia is pledging billions of dollar in aid to Yemen, which is facing increased political violence and a scarcity of resources that could cause widespread famine – BBC


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