Welcome to LexisNexis Middle Eastern Law Toolbox, our bazaar which highlights legal content of particular Middle Eastern nations in our database.
New to working in the region? Our Guide to International Legal Research chapter on the Middle East may help you get oriented!
In addition to the...
By Louis M. Solomon
Gates, et al. v. Syrian Arab Republic, et al., No. 08-7118 (D.C. Cir. May 2011) (consolidated with
09-7108), [ enhanced version
available to lexis.com subscribers
version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] involves the appeal from the
By Louis M. Solomon
Sheryl Wultz, et al. v. Islamic Republic
of Iran , 08-cv-1460 (D.D.C. 2010), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] bears mention because of more recent attempts by non-U.S.
sovereigns to avoid jurisdiction in the U.S. under 29 U.S.C. § 1605A (see our discussion...
response to the escalating violence in Syria, President Obama issued today an
Executive Order imposing broad new sanctions that could significantly disrupt
business that was permissible under preexisting U.S. sanctions. This action
follows a U.N. Security Council condemnation...
By Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Gwen Shirl Green
President Barack Obama yesterday
signed an Executive Order imposing significant new sanctions against Syria that
will vastly curtail the ability of U.S. companies to conduct any business in,
or provide services to...
In response to the escalating violence in Syria, President Obama issued today an Executive Order imposing broad new sanctions that could significantly disrupt business that was permissible under preexisting U.S. sanctions. This action follows a U.N. Security Council condemnation of the violence and less...
M. McNabb , Marsha
Z. Gerber , Stefan
Reisinger and Mary
On September 9, 2011, the U.S.
Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC")
issued new general licenses authorizing additional transactions under both the
Libyan and Syrian...
M. Cannon and David
In response to the escalation in the
level of violence perpetrated by the current Syrian regime against its people,
the EU has recently implemented additional measures directly targeted at
depriving the current regime of financial revenues and the support...
(AP) - European diplomats were pressing Friday for the U.N.'s top human rights
body to propose a war crimes probe into last week's killing of over 100 civilians
in Syria, a move that would be fiercely resisted by Russia but also is viewed
with misgivings by Full
human rights are to be protected, and the rule of law to prevail, the days of
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime are numbered. Until then, the
massacres will continue.
May 25 th , the Syrian government murdered over 100 people, the
majority women and children, in Houla. Tanks...
Qatar (AP) - The leadership of Syria's main opposition group in exile is an
all-male affair after elections failed to promote a single woman to the
decision-making group of 41 members. Some of the female delegates at the Syrian
National Council conference in the Qatari capital of Doha rushed...
Syrian Attorney Mohammed Haj
Hussein is attempting to create an impartial legal system in territory held by
rebels. The goal is to provide justice that has been lacking in President
Bashar al-Assad's authoritarian regime.
On a positive note, the new
system relies upon an impartial judiciary...
by John M. B. Balouziyeh
The Syrian Civil War has triggered a humanitarian crisis of biblical proportions. At the time of this writing, 4.3 million Syrians had registered with UNHCR and at least 7.6 million more had been internally displaced within Syria. Today, more than half of...