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Middle East news from UK Parliament.

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Lords debates security, defence, development and foreign policy
Members discuss government review
23 April 2021
UK Turkey Agreement reported for special attention
The International Agreements Committee has published a report on a Free Trade Agreement with Turkey, an Air Services Agreement with Iceland, and a Headquarters Agreement with the Square Kilometre Array Observatory.
26 March 2021
Committee publishes Government response to Iran report
The Foreign Affairs Committee publishes the Government’s response to the committee’s report No prosperity without justice: the UK’s relationship with Iran
26 February 2021
Report: “No prosperity without justice: the UK’s relationship with Iran”
The Foreign Affairs Committee has published its report on the UK’s relationship with Iran. The report highlights the need for the UK Government to foster a long-term, international response that addresses Iran’s wider destabilising activities.
16 December 2020
Lords debates international response to Covid-19
Global reaction to pandemic under spotlight
19 May 2020
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Lords questions government on universal credit and the economy on 13 May
The oral questions session will be held in an online proceeding
12 May 2020
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Lords questions government in oral questions on 6 May
Virtual questions session discussing the impact of Covid-19
05 May 2020
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Lords oral questions to government on 30 April
The virtual session focuses on Covid-19, and Syria
29 April 2020
Minister updates MPs on support for veterans' mental health
Minister for Defence People and Veterans has made a statement on the mental health of those who have served in the military
12 March 2020
Ministers questioned on the refugee crisis at the Turkish-Greek border
Joanna Cherry QC MP asked ministers to outline support for refugees at the border between Greece and Turkey
10 March 2020
Tulip Siddiq MP asks urgent question on British citizens in foreign prisons and Coronavirus
Tulip Siddiq has asked ministers about fears that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has caught coronavirus in Iranian prison
02 March 2020
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Foreign Secretary makes statement on Iran: joint comprehensive plan of action
Minister for Foreign Affairs gives statement on Iran
14 January 2020
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Ministers questioned on British children stranded in Syria
David Davis MP ask an urgent question on the situation of British children trapped in Syria
22 October 2019
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