We looked inside some of the tweets by @APMiddleEast and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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Here’s a story from Dec. 7, 2018, about ex-inmates who say they were beaten, burned, doused with acid and hung from the ceiling in prisons run by Yemen's Houthi rebels. It’s one of the stories that earned @AP a #Pulitzer today for international reporting.
Fuel shortages in government-controlled areas of Syria, worsened by U.S. sanctions, have brought life to a halt in major cities. They’ve also sparked rare and widespread public criticism of President Bashar Assad’s government, @seldeeb reports.
After one @AP story on Yemen, at least 80 prisoners were released from secret detention sites. After another, the U.N. rushed food and medicine to people who were starving. AP reporting that earned a #Pulitzer has made a difference in the Yemen civil war.
A race to save a boy from al-Qaida militants and U.S. drone strikes, described in this @AP story from Nov. 14, 2018, offers a glimpse into Yemen’s civil war. It’s part of the Yemen coverage that earned @AP a #Pulitzer for international reporting.
After decades of war, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab world. "Iraq is coming back to the neighborhood," Iraqi President Barham Salih told @AP’s @zkaram @qabdulzahra http://apne.ws/r7wsmxW
Our story on #Iraq's efforts to reclaim its regional role, with comments by President @BarhamSalih in an interview last month. A flurry of diplomatic activity and high-profile visits points to a new era of openness as the nation sheds its war image and re-engages with the world.