middle east

2:30 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

ISIS, foreign policy focus of a forum Thursday on Middle East issues

Islamic extremism in the Middle East is among the topics that’ll be discussed at a forum in Omaha this Thursday.

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8:12 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Syria discussions, violence in Egypt topics of UNO Middle East Forum

Ongoing violence in Egypt, and upcoming international talks on Syria, are among the topics that’ll be discussed Thursday at this month’s Middle East Forum.

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2:19 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Sen. Fischer travels to Middle East

Sen. Deb Fischer, R-NE

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says members of the Armed Services Committee had “blunt, honest conversations” during a recent mission to the Middle East.

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4:16 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Former U.S. Ambassadors discuss Arab Spring, future of Middle East nations

Four former U.S. Ambassadors to the Middle East and North Africa say the signs of a revolution were in place before the Arab Spring began in 2010.

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9:56 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Middle East Forum to focus on foreign policy, stability of governments

President Obama’s second term and foreign policy in the Middle East are among the topics that’ll be discussed at a forum Thursday in Omaha.

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4:00 am
Tue November 27, 2012

UNO forum looks at conflict in the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy

Recent events in Israel, Gaza, and Egypt are among the topics that’ll be discussed at a Middle East Forum this week in Omaha.

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9:17 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Panel discussion focuses on Middle East violence, U.S. role in foreign policy

A forum Thursday at UNO seeks to provide perspective on the causes of continuing violence in the Middle East.

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Politics & Elections
10:54 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Sen. Nelson visits Egypt, Saudi Arabia

Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE

Nebraska’s senior U.S. Senator says Saudi Arabian officials have expressed interest in forming a partnership to address violence in Syria.

The U.S. and several other nations expelled Syrian diplomats Tuesday following the killings of 108 people, including 49 children, in Syria on Friday. Senator Ben Nelson is in Saudi Arabia meeting with King Abdullah and business leaders there. Nelson says Saudi officials want to be part of a group of nations that addresses the ongoing violence in Syria.

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General News
8:27 am
Fri April 13, 2012

One year later, a look back at the Arab Spring

A day-long workshop Sunday at UNO focuses on events in the Middle East in the year since the so-called Arab Spring.

Arab Spring refers to the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and other Middle East nations. It led to the overthrow of longtime dictators, and transitions to new governments. Workshops at Sunday’s conference will focus on Israel and Palestine, Iran, North Africa, and Egypt.

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