August 21, 2020 Special Announcements No. 950

The MEMRI Weekly: August 14-21, 2020

August 21, 2020
Special Announcements No. 950

The following are links to reports from MEMRI's Special Dispatch Series and Inquiry and Analysis Series, as well as to transcripts from the MEMRI TV Project, released during the past week.


Special Dispatch No. 8904 – Afghan Taliban Mark Afghanistan's 101st Independence Day: 'The Time Is Not Far When The Pride Of America Like That Of The British Colonialists Shall Be Shattered', August 21, 2020

Special Dispatch No. 8902 – Editorial On Arab Online Daily Rai Al-Yawm: Turkey's Hostility Towards Many Arab Countries Betrays Lack Of Wisdom And Recklessness, May Cost Turkey Dearly, August 20, 2020

Special Dispatch No. 8901 – Russian Liberals Believe That The Growing Protest Movement In Belarus Will Be Replicated In Russia, August 19, 2020

Inquiry and Analysis No. 1528 – In His First 100 Days In Office, Al-Kadhimi Faces Reality Ahead Of Tougher Challenges To Iraq's National Recovery, August 19, 2020

Special Dispatch No. 8900 – In Pro-Government 'Daily Sabah,' Turkish Journalist Echoes Defense Minister's Warning To UAE: Ankara Will 'Not Confine Itself To Diplomatic Statements Toward Abu Dhabi,' Awaits Suitable Conditions To Give Its Response, August 18, 2020

Special Dispatch No. 8899 – Articles In Saudi Press Call To Amend Thousands Of Scribal Errors In The Quran, Reexamine Islamic Texts In Light Of Modern Perceptions, August 18, 2020

Special Dispatch No. 8898 – Senior Saudi Journalist Abd Al-Rahman Al-Rashed: Every Arab Country Is Entitled To Establish Relations With Israel; Qatar, A Critic Of The UAE-Israel Agreement, Has Maintained Relations With Israel Since 1996 – Even Hosting Shimon Peres When It Served Its Political Purposes, August 17, 2020

Special Dispatch No. 8897 – Russia Grudgingly Congratulates Weakened Lukashenko, Critics See The Belarus Crisis As A Symptom Of Russian Neglect For The Post-Soviet Space, August 17, 2020

Special Dispatch No. 8896 – Putin Gung Ho On New Covid-19 Vaccine, His Countrymen Are More Skeptical, August 17, 2020

Special Dispatch No. 8895 – UAE Press: Normalization Agreement With Israel Brings Hope To The Region After A Century Of Conflicts And Disasters, Promotes Palestinian Cause, August 17, 2020



MEMRI TV Clip No. 8222 – Kuwaiti TV Host Fajer Alsaeed: Palestinian Rejection Of UAE Peace Agreement With Israel Is A Historic Mistake, Scope TV (Kuwait)

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8221 – Iranian Defense Minister General Amir Hatami: Our Missiles Can Penetrate The Enemy's Defenses; We Are Ready To Sell Weapons, Equipment To Countries That Need It, IRINN TV (Iran)

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8220 – Fatah And Hamas Officials Zaki And Zahhar Lash Out At UAE Over Deal With Israel: Take Your Hands Off The Palestinian Cause!, Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar)

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8219 – English-Language Animation Aired By Iranian Media Company Depicts Destruction Of Capitol Building, Washington Monument, Calls For Destruction Of 'Satanic' America, The Internet

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8218 – Houthi Islamic Scholar Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Ubeidi: Zionist Jews Are The Cousins Of Apes And Pigs And Are Behind Beirut Port Explosion, COVID-19, ISIS, 9/11, Al-Eman TV (Yemen)

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8217 – Israeli Islamist Leader Kamal Al-Khatib: UAE, Saudi Crown Princes Are A Cancer, Coronavirus; Israel-UAE Relations Are Like A Couple Getting Married After An Illicit Affair, The Internet

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8216 – Lebanese President Michel Aoun On Possible Peace With Israel: "It Depends"; Cites Border Disputes, The Internet

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8215 – Thailand-Based Islamic Scholar Dr. Omar Zaid, In Interview With Chicago Islamic Scholar Sheikh Omar Baloch: The People Behind The Beirut Explosion Control The Entire World; The Zionists Are Controlled By "High-Degree Satanic Magi"; The Jewish Intelligentsia Serves Evil, The Internet

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8214 – Lebanese News Anchor Wassim Oraby Resigns On Air And Declares He Is Leaving Lebanon: "I Can No Longer Stay In A Land That Is A Cemetery For One's Dreams", Teleliban TV (Lebanon)

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8213 – UAE Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash On Establishment Of Israel-UAE Relations: We Are Protecting The Chances For A Two-State Solution, Abu Dhabi TV, Al-Arabiya Network (Dubai/Saudi Arabia), Al-Hurra TV (The U.S.)

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8212 – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani: We Will Have A Score To Settle With The UAE If It Gives Israel A Foothold In The Region, IRINN TV (Iran)

MEMRI TV Clip No. 8211 – Egyptian-American Analyst Magdi Khalil: The UAE Is Acting Realistically by Developing Relations with Israel; More People Have Died in Middle Eastern Wars, Civil Wars than in Wars with Israel, Russia Today TV (Russia)

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