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Several queer friends have alerted me to the case of Maha Al Mutairi, a #Kuwaiti transgender woman, who I am told is being held in a men’s prison. #FreeMahaAlMutairi #LGBTQ
Until I learn more, I am sharing this useful resource Article 198 which criminalises “imitations” of the opposite sex and is used to limit gender expression by #LGBT people in #Kuwait #AbolishArticle198 #FreeMahaAlMutairi
I hope @HRC, @humanrights1st, @hrw and @amnesty and others are aware of Maha Al Mutairi’s urgent need for help.

#FreeMahaAlMutairi #LGBTQ
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#PequeñosGrandesHeroes, Capítulo 4️⃣

Otra historia, otro continente, otro mundial de fútbol ⚽️. Nos vamos hasta Oceanía 🌊, más precisamente hasta #NuevaZelanda 🇳🇿, para conocer al equipo que acabó invicto el torneo global del 2010. Image
A diferencia de las historias anteriores, aquí no hay guerras ni pobreza. Y es que la tierra de los maoríes (donde la ovalada es religión 🏉) es mucho más próspera. Si bien aquí el rugby es ley, no se puede decir que el fútbol sea algo moderno justamente... Image
Y es que la @NZ_Football se fundó en el lejano 1891 (aunque antes, en lugar de football, se denominara soccer), en 1904 surgió la primera selección y en 1922 comenzarían los primeros clásicos ante sus vecinos de #Australia 🇦🇺. Image
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*Thread: Exposing @alnassar_kw @Abdulmane @DrAlshoreka @LadyVelvet_HFQ and many more*

This is gonna be one of those hell lengthy thread but it will be worth watching. By the end of this thread you guys will know the real reason behind their ranting, anxieties they have, their...
Losses, the support they have in India, money laundering in India, how they are building their nexus around India, their hawala connections with few Indian Hawala operators, Shaheen Bagh connection and govt support(local and Kuwait).
Here let me clarify that most of the research was done by @AKacclInt earlier but he was dependent on translator in Twitter which has some factual errors sometimes. But Thanks buddy for allowing me to use your research. Appreciate it. 🙏🏻
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Some delusional prince from #Kuwait is coordinating attack on #India & #RSS
Lets see the truth of Islamic state of Kuwait 1/n
100,000 stateless Bedoons people face persecution & dont have citizenship despite living there for centuries

The Bedoons are living the nightmare of NO recognition daily
Imagine the discrimination 2/n…
Kuwaitis DONT allow any religious display of any kind as confirmed by @alnassar_kw in all its glory here

Some excerpts from US state dept report on #Kuwait religious freedom . Sounds horrifying that #Holocaust , #Israel are straightaway banned from even being mentioned 3/n
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The Egyptian philosopher ʿAbd al-Rahman al-Badawi (1917-2002) is perhaps one of the most underrated thinkers of #ContemporaryArabThought - a major #Heideggerian_existentialist #Sufism and #IslamicPhilosophy specialist who studied at Fuad I (later #Cairo) University 1/
Many of us who study #IslamicThought know him for his editions of #ArabicAristotle #ArabicPlato #ArabicPlotinus as well as editions of the work of #Avicenna #IbnSabin #SiwanalHikma and others - without his efforts we would not have editions of the #PlotinianaArabica 2/
In the 1930s he studied in Cairo and obtained his PhD in 1944 supervised by #AlexandreKoyré (1892-1964) on the notion of 'existential time' that engages with #Heidegger - this like his other early works was published by #DaralNahdaalMisriya 3/
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"Every day, #COVID19 seems to reach a new and tragic milestone.

More than 210,000 cases have now been reported to WHO, and more than 9,000 people have lost their lives"-@DrTedros #coronavirus
"Every loss of life is a tragedy. It’s also motivation to double down and do everything we can to stop transmission and save lives"-@DrTedros #COVID19 #coronavirus
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MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 1: REMEMBER these are just NUMBER of POS #Tests and we can't TEST in US Right @VP #Pence and local transmission is on the rise in many places, especially Europe and US.
#China's @JackMa sent FLIGHT off to #US 3 hours ago with #TestKits see next tweet.
MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 2: A HUGE TY to @JackMa. .TWEETED 8:09PM SUN PM The first shipment of #masks and #coronavirus #testkits to the #US is taking off from #Shanghai.
All the best to our friends in America.
PLS Tell us when you get one.
MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 3: “When you look at the projections, there’s every chance that we could be #Italy,” @Surgeon_General warned Mon. Widespread #socialdistancing could help change that trajectory, he said.
SEE @MartyMakary ARTICLE @maddow @CNN
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Happening now:

Media briefing on actions taken, preparedness & updates for the management of #COVID19

@PMOIndia @drharshvardhan @AshwiniKChoubey @MIB_India @PIB_India @DG_PIB @MEAIndia @MoCA_GoI @shipmin_india @tourismgoi @mygovindia @PIBHomeAffairs
Group of Ministers (GoM) had detailed deliberation on #COVID19 management in their 7th meeting today. After a detailed discussion, the following social distancing measures have been proposed for implementation.
These interventions are preventive steps proposed to be in force till 31st of March,2020. While the advisory is under issue, the important measures suggested include:
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General Siamand Mashhadani, #Iranian Revolutionary Guards Top Commander , was killed by the #American airstrike in #Iraq.

مقتل الجنرال سيامند مشهداني أحد قادة الحرس الثوري الإيراني بالقصف الأميركي


#BreakingNews #Baghdad #Trump
General Siamand Mashhadani, one of the #Iranian Revolutionary Guards Top Commander , was killed by the #American airstrike in #Iraq.

مقتل الجنرال سيامند مشهداني أحد قادة الحرس الثوري الإيراني بالقصف الأميركي
Heavy flying continuing over the district of Karrada and Green zone in #Baghdad reported , General Siamand Mashhadani,one of the #Iranian Revolutionary Guards Top Commander was killed By American airstrike in Hezbollah headquarters in #iraq
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It is time for one long #Coronavirus update. I have been resisting doing this as (1) I do not want to add to the hysteria & the panic & (2) I don't believe in doomsday predictions. Moreover, things have been moving so fast, who knows what's what. BUT it's time for real talk...
Overall, #Coronavirus (the outbreak of #COVID19) is REAL. The effects on your daily life from the fallout will be REAL. The impact society, economics, & politics in 2020 will be severe & REAL. None of this is Fake News. None of this should be downplayed. (2/
People who are trying to silence REAL discussion are doing a disservice to the public interest. This is a 9/11 & 2008 level event in terms of its impact on domestic & international dynamics. This thread is not about creating panic but encouraging a smarter response. (3/
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The Sultan of #Oman has issued ten decrees, including promoting his full brother to a senior defense post and changing out the ambassadors to #Iran, #Kuwait, and the #UAE. //Thread…
Sultan Haitham appointed Shihab Bin Tarik al-Said (his full brother) as Deputy PM for Defense Affairs where he "shall have the powers and prerogatives of Head of Unit" as it pertains to the MoD. Assad, Haitham's older half-brother, is already Dep PM for Int'l Cooperation. #Oman
He appointed new #Oman ambassadors to #Iran (Ibrahim bin Ahmed al-Mu'aini), #Syria (Turki bin Mahmood bin Ali al-Busaidi), #Iraq (Hamid bin Ahmed Aidaroos al-Sheikh Abubakr), #Kuwait (Dr. Saleh bin Amer al-Kharousi), #UAE (Abdullah bin Nasser al-Rahbi), among others.
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MAR 8 #CoronaVirusUpdates will begin using #CV19MD THREAD 1: New #UptotheMinute MAP SITE link below US AT 463 cases as of 8:07 AM #GrandPrincess to Dock MON at #PortOfOakland. W Oassengers still Quarantined
#SantaClara #CA cases were from #India.
MAR 8 #COVID19 MD THREAD 2: This is US (Can) RealTime site last update 8:07 shows 463 TOTAL WaPo MAPPING w LIST of 34 states w cases NOTE Does Not Show 66 #DiamondPrincess (Japan) cases.
MAR 8 #COVID19 MD THREAD 3: THIS is current ARCGIS MAP .. #Italy nears 6.000 and #France #Germany 1,000. #Spain 600 #UK #Switz #Neth near 300 #Sweden 200, #Canada 60 #Lebanon 28, #Russia 15 #Mexico 15 .. eg still spreading
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#BREAKING: Qatar's Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition canceled due to coronavirus
#BREAKING: #Iran announces the increase in the number of cases of #coronavirus to 2336 cases and deaths to 77.
#BREAKING: Head of #Iran’s emergency medical services diagnosed with #coronavirus
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Here’s a thread of some of the cases that have come up in the last couple of years. Most of these cases are not resolved. Meaning workers have not received any or all of their dues and the employers have not been punished
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Il y a eu des modifications (à la baisse) dans les chiffres, je vais republier une mise à jour...
#Chine Mise à jour #Coronavirus #COVID19 :
- 64 273 cas confirmés au monde (63 749 Chine + 524 l'étranger dont #Taiwan)
- 1 489 morts
- 10 608 sérieux/critiques
- 6 884 guéris
- 13 435 suspects
- 26 pays touchés
- 2,32 % décès
#Wuhan #2019_nCov #Pneumonia #WuhanOutbreak #China
Afin d'éviter toute confusion, j'ai supprimé un précédent tweet de statistiques qui prenait en compte des données qui ont été révisées à la baisse en raison de l'ajustement des méthodes de comptage des cas confirmés de #Coronavirus #COVID19
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#Iran escalating tension policy persists in the region!
The Islamic Republic, in the wake of its abnormal behavior, has deployed heavy_weapons to three Arab states in the #Middle_East ❗️The regime continues its malicious behavior in the neighboring countries.
A few months ago, a journalist who fled #Iran informed us: The Islamic Republic and in particular the #Revolutionary_Guards had sent heavy weaponries to several Arab countries to counter, what they call ‘American Threats’, & #US forces in the event of a possible Iran/US conflict
Months ago, Bahraini Foreign Minister, Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa confirmed the revelation, stating: “#Iran has secretly transferred weapons and explosives to #Bahrain. These weapons were enough to destroy half of the capital city #Manama❗️
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THREAD: suspicious deaths and other events follow #Iranian strike on the #US military base #Ain_Al_Assad in #Iraq. As per official statements, no one was killed or injured duiring the strike. #Iran claims dozens of fatalities and injuries.

#Iran #Iraq #US #USA #Ain_Al_Assad
January 11, 2020:

2 U.S. Troops Killed By Taliban Bomb In Southern Afghanistan…
January 12th, 2020 (via @ASBreakingNews) (IMPORTANT)

#Danish TV broadcasts interview with #Danish troops stationed on #Ain_Al_Assad bas. Troops claim dozens of shellshocked troops were transported to #Kuwait:…

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Thread on oil & Gas in #Oman
1-With the passing of Sultan Qaboos on Friday and the choice of Sultan Haitham as the new leader of Oman, Oman #oil policy is expected to remain the same with the aim of increasing oil and gas production within OPEC+ framework
2-Oman producers about to 1 mb/d of crude & condensates. It is also an LNG exporter. Oman is among the very few countries in the world that announces its production figures at the end of every month. Kudos to Dr. Mohammed Al Rumhi, Minister of Oil and Gas since 1997. @Mog_Oman
3-Dr Al Rumhi is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and Chairman of @OmanLNG
He is also a media darling, especially at the JMMC & OPEC+ meetings. Just ask OPEC journalists.
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Last night, troops were called to emergency duty. Later that night Sultan #Qaboos passed away.

Just after 4:00 am today, the official statement by Royal Diwan was announced.
The Defence Council convened directly, and called upon the Family (the al-Said's) Council to conven

Sometime between 7-8 am the Family Council decided to follow the late Sultan's will in naming the successor. And Haitham bin Tariq was sworn in.
(While the official announcement came approximately an hour later)
While the body of the late Sultan was arriving at the grand mosque, the second official statement by the Defence Council was broadcasted announcing the new Sultan's name.
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Breaking: #US Airstrikes on Hashd al-Shaabi Forces West of al-Anbar

According to reports, the US warplanes have targeted the positions of the 45th Brigade of Hashd al-Shaabi in the al-Mazraah area on the road to Akashat, west of Anbar province.…
The #US terrorist command in the region, #CENTCOM releasing a statement said that they attacked five positions of Kata’ib Hezbollah forces in Iraq and Syria.…
First images from the one of the bases which targeted by the #US warplanes
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Thread on the return of #oil production in the #NeutralZone between #SaudiArabia and #Kuwait

The thread discusses the impact on the oil market with some historical perspective and some technical issues

1- "Neutral Zone" Was established in 1922 between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
2- In 1922, a border agreement was reached after 6 days of intense negotiation between Abdulaziz, Sultan of Najd (later king of KSA), a British representative of Kuwait, another British representing Britain in charge of Gulf region &a representative of King Faisal of the of Iraq
3-However, they could not agree on certain areas where Bedouin tribes move back and forth seasonally. Negotiators agreed to create two shared zones: one between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and another between Saudi Arabia and Iraq, on the hope that issues will be resolved later.
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[Thread] 1/ This thread is on a bizarre hashtag in Kuwait. Thanks for the help of @ALYOUSEF94 and @courtneyfreer for highlighting some unusual trends and steering me on certain aspects of Kuwaiti politics. I analysed the hashtag #السكران_يدعو_السكارى_للاراده , which translates as
'the drunk calls the drunks to will/freedom square'. The 'drunk' is a reference to former Kuwait Saleh al Mulla ( @SalehAlmulla ) and 'drunks' presumably to those who support him. Thus one can reasonably assume that those behind the hashtag either 1) don't like al Mulla
@SalehAlmulla 3/ 2) don't want protests 3) both. Possibly candidates for one, according to @courtneyfreer could be the Ikhwan or pro-gov Shia Islamists, or presumably, the government themselves. Anyway, I won't get bogged down in who is behind it. Onto the data...
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