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Companies in Jordan dump G4S

[Translate] Companies in Jordan dump G4S Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 28 August 2017 Activists in Jordan are hailing seven companies in the country that recently dropped security contracts with G4S. The companies include well-known local and regional names, … Continue reading

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Manned Security Services Market In The Middle East To Grow At A CAGR Of 7.67% During The Period 2017-2021

[Translate] 7-27-2017 10:42 AM CET – Business, Manned Security Services Market In The Middle East To Grow At A CAGR Of 7.67% During The Period 2017-2021 Key Vendors – G4S, Hemaya, Securitas, Transguard, Magnum Security Services, Transguard Group, Control Risks … Continue reading

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U.S. Army’s Management of the Heavy Lift VII Commercial Transportation Contract Requirements in the Middle East

[Translate] Audit Report 06-26-2017 Enabling Effective Acquisition and Contract Management U.S. Army’s Management of the Heavy Lift VII Commercial Transportation Contract Requirements in the Middle East (Project No. D2017-D000JB-0048.000) DODIG-2017-095 Objective We determined whether the Army properly managed the requirements … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Cargo Contractor Secretly Supported U.S. Spec Ops in Yemen

[Translate] Humanitarian Cargo Contractor Secretly Supported U.S. Spec Ops in Yemen Newly revealed relationship underscores the importance of private companies in America’s most shadowy counter-terrorism operations. By Joseph TrevithickJune 6, 2017 AP SHARE A new report has shed light on … Continue reading

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Aid Coordinator in Yemen Had Secret Job Overseeing U.S. Commando Shipments

[Translate] Middle East Aid Coordinator in Yemen Had Secret Job Overseeing U.S. Commando Shipments By ADAM GOLDMAN and ERIC SCHMITT  JUNE 6, 2017 Photo A Houthi fighter guarding a shipment of humanitarian aid in Sana, the capital of Yemen, in … Continue reading

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G4S Dropped by Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut

[Translate] G4S Dropped by Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut March 31, 2017 12:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0 31 Mar 12:52 AM (photo: Alternative Information Center) Last week, the Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut decided to … Continue reading

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War Zone Contractors’ Role Under Trump Questioned

[Translate] War Zone Contractors’ Role Under Trump Questioned Thousands of contractors reportedly operate in Syria as the total number of contractors in Middle East wars decrease. By Paul D. Shinkman, Senior National Security Writer | April 25, 2017, at 5:33 … Continue reading

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Fighting ISIS with mercenaries is bad idea, says private military expert

[Translate] Fighting ISIS with mercenaries is bad idea, says private military expert Published time: 21 Feb, 2017 14:52Edited time: 22 Feb, 2017 14:11 Get short URL GK Sierra Security Contractors in Afghanistan © Wikipedia Sending mercenary forces into Syria to … Continue reading

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UN World Food Program in Jordan drops its contracts with G4S

[Translate] UN World Food Program in Jordan drops its contracts with G4S Palestinian BDS National Committee on December 6, 2016 (Image: Palestinian BDS National Committee)       The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Jordan has … Continue reading

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Tribe of Dan: Sons of Israel, or of Greek mercenaries hired by Egypt?

[Translate] Tribe of Dan: Sons of Israel, or of Greek mercenaries hired by Egypt? Samson the Greek? 3,000-year-old archaeological finds at Tel Dan suggest that the Danites were Aegean soldiers hired by Canaan’s Egyptian overlords to keep order. By Philippe … Continue reading

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