Egypt and the coup: Draft law could mean military exempt from prosecution

Planned legislation covers a two-and-a-half year period, which includes the Rabaa massacre of 2013   Some senior Egyptian military officers could be granted immunity from prosecution for any acts committed following the 2013 military coup after parliament provisionally ratified a draft law. The legislation, which was proposed by the government, was ratified on Tuesday “in…

‘Jordan, Palestine and Saudi Arabia warn Israel against Turkey’

Israeli daily Haaretz alleges the three Arab states have warned Israel of creeping Turkish influence in East Jerusalem. Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Palestine have warned Israel on separate occasions about Turkey’s creeping influence in occupied East Jerusalem, according to a report by Israeli newspaper Haaretz. The report notes that senior officials from the three Arab countries told Israel that Turkey was “extending its…