Greek parliament set for raucous debate over Saudi arms deal

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Parliament is set for an explosive and polarizing debate on Monday over the transparency of the controversial Saudi arms deal struck by Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, as Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias warned on Friday against the publication of classified documents pertaining to the agreement, on the grounds of national interests.

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Greek parliament set for raucous debate over Saudi arms deal

Parliament is set for an explosive and polarizing debate on Monday over the transparency of the controversial Saudi arms deal struck by Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, as Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias warned on Friday against the publication of classified documents pertaining to the agreement, on the grounds of national interests.

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COMMUNITY Education A member loyal to the so-called Islamic State waves an ISIS flag in Raqqa, Syria, in 2014. Islamic extremism is one of the topics that a working group of historians will be adding to the history curriculum of the new education program at Greek schools, Kathimerini has learned.

Update for Greek school history textbooks

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Jihad, the Greek Civil War, genocides, minority rights, the Holocaust, syndicalism, the modern refugee crisis – these are some of the topics that a working group of historians will be adding to the history curriculum of the new education program at schools, Kathimerini has learned.

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