Review of #Bahrain parliamentary elections results.
15% of seats went to female members
3 incumbent members were re-elected in 2018
AlMenbar bloc lost its only seat, while Al-Asalah gained another seat.
Fawziya Zaynal elected as the nation's first female Parliament Speaker
Highlight: #Yemen peace talks concluded with an agreement on prisoners' swap and a ceasefire in #Hodeidah
#Bahrain: new parliament elects the first female speaker
#Iran: Pompeo asks #UNSC to ban #Tehran's missiles test
Today the US #Senate passed 60-39 a resolution introduced by @SenSanders to end the US support to Arab Coalition in the war in #Yemen. Meanwhile, Yemen peace talks will be concluded this Friday with progress only on prisoners swap issue.
Because of US sanctions, last summer #Airbus canceled #Iran's aircraft order.
Now #Tehran is considering #Russia's #Sokhui (Superjet 100), while Sukhoi is working on reducing the number of US parts hoping to win an Iranian order for up to 100 aircraft.
#KSA announces an ambitious plan, King Salman Energy Park which aims to contribute toward Aramco’s mission to develop a national sector for energy-related industries and services.
#ICYMI: GIF Commentary by Dr. Kenneth Katzman
"It is this very Iranian weaponry and advice that enabled Hezbollah to pressure Israel militarily, to the point that in 2000 Israel was ultimately compelled to evacuate its south Lebanese “Security zone.”"
Highlight: US Senate to vote today on a resolution ends US involvement in #Yemen war
#Iran: #China stops investment in South Pars gas project
#Iraq: Iraqi air force carries out strikes on ISIS locations inside #Syria
GIF New Policy Focus: "Qatar’s Withdrawal from OPEC: Energy Sector Strategy or Political Move?" discusses #Qatar's motives to leave #OPEC; including the unresolved Gulf crisis, the decline of OPEC's power on the oil market, and Qatar's #LNG expansion plan.
Today @SenBobCorker is expected to initiate a vote on a resolution similar to that introduced last week by @LindseyGrahamSC formally placing blame on #MBS for a variety of perceived missteps, including the murder of #JamalKhashoggi