Sunday, September 27, 2020

Middle East News

Emmanuel Macron puts pressure on Lebanese leaders after their “betrayal”

President Emmanuel Macron during a press conference on the political and economic situation in Lebanon, September 27, 2020, in Paris. LEWIS JOLY / AFPFrench President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday September 27 that he had "Took...

The political crisis escalates in Lebanon

Mustapha Adib after announcing his renunciation of forming a new government, at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon, on September 26. MOHAMED AZAKIR / REUTERSLebanon has decided to treat itself to a new crisis. In...

Cornered, Fatah and Hamas consider elections

Jibril Rajoub, Secretary General of Fatah, on video conference with Saleh Al-Arouri, number two in the political wing of Hamas (on the television screen), in Ramallah, West Bank on July 2, 2020. Mohamad Torokman / REUTERSBy signaling...

In Lebanon, Prime Minister-designate gives up on forming a new government

Mustapha Adib speaks on September 26 at the presidential palace. MOHAMED AZAKIR / REUTERSThe Lebanese Prime Minister-designate announced on Saturday that he would give up forming a new government to replace the one that resigned after...

In a Lebanon in crisis, the temptation of community withdrawal

Ibrahim Sidani at the balcony of his apartment in Ras Al-Nabaa, Lebanon, August 28. DALIA KHAMISSY FOR "THE WORLD"Nestled on a hill in Mount Lebanon, the Christian town of Kahalé no longer tastes its usual tranquility....

How gas is reshuffling the cards in the Eastern Mediterranean

Posted today at 11:45 a.m., updated at 6:22 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers DecryptionThe discoveries of gas fields since 2009 have heightened tensions between Cyprus, Greece and Turkey, which were...

In Lebanon, gas hopes have evaporated

On May 30, 2013, then energy minister Gebran Bassil (left) looks at screens aboard a boat during a visit to areas suspected of having gas reserves, offshore from the Lebanese coast. Mohamed Azakir / REUTERSOn the...

Israel toughens containment, even if it’s expensive

Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray in a Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, Wednesday, September 23. AHMAD GHARABLI / AFPWe are closing. After three days of debate, the Israeli government decided, Thursday, September...

Israel-Palestine: the one-state equation

TANYA HABJOUQA / NOOR FOR "THE WORLD" Posted today at 01:56 Reserved for our subscribers StoryAfter the failure of the Oslo accords, which advocated the creation of...

Ronni Gamzu, the “tsar” who was forced to reconfine Israel

Ronni Gamzu, April 29, 2020 Miriam Alster / FLASH 90 / REATwo months in hell. Since the end of July, Doctor Ronni Gamzu has taken on an impossible charge: he coordinates the response of the Israeli...

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Donald Trump only paid $ 750 in federal taxes in the year he was elected

United States President Donald Trump paid just $ 750 (€ 645) in federal taxes in 2016, the year he...

London honors Noor Inayat Khan, Muslim heroine of World War II

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PSG spoils but is reassured in Reims

PSG have found their “Fantastic Four” in Reims: Icardi, Neymar, Mbappé and Di Maria. FRANCK FIFE / AFPParis-Saint-Germain chained a third...

Murray eliminated by Wawrinka, Paire and Garcia qualified

Benoît Paire defeated South Korean Soonwoo Kwon on Sunday September 27th. MARTIN BUREAU / AFPSometimes under the roof, always in the...

Sudan says it has collected compensation

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok in Khartoum on August 21, 2020. EBRAHIM HAMID / AFPSudan has claimed to have collected the amount...