Sunday, January 19, 2020

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how the Kurds were abandoned in the face of Turkey

On October 6, 2019, the U.S. military announced the withdrawal of its troops from northern Syria. A sign interpreted by Turkey as a green light to launch an invasion against the territories of the region controlled by the Kurds....

Clashes between protesters and law enforcement in Lebanon leave at least 220 injured

Anti-corruption protesters try to put out the fire in their tents on Saturday January 18 in Beirut, Lebanon. Hussein Malla / APStone throwing, fireworks, traffic signs and flower pots on the demonstrators' side; tear gas and water...

In Syria, dozens dead after resumption of the regime's assault on Idlib

In the Idlib province of Syria on January 15. OMAR HAJ KADOUR / AFPNearly 20 civilians, including three children, 29 regime fighters and 26 jihadists and rebels have died in the past twenty-four hours in Idlib province,...

Humanitarian aid: "Let’s not forget Syria"

It is as if Syria is no longer on the international agenda of our leaders. The war is certainly over there, but the humanitarian needs are great and the regional conflict continues, notes, in a forum in the "World",...

In Iran, guide Ali Khamenei remains adamant

Guide Ali Khamenei delivers his sermon during the Friday prayer he chose to conduct on January 17 in Tehran. AFP PHOTO / HO / KHAMENEI.IRIn the turmoil, it was necessary to fix the line of the regime,...

the dispute enters its fourth month, new rallies

Tuesday and Wednesday, the capital was the scene of nocturnal violence marked by acts of vandalism against several banks and clashes between demonstrators and police. Mohamed Azakir / REUTERSThe protest does not disarm in Lebanon, beset by...

"There is a great fear in Algeria of the Libyan partition"

After the attack on the Tripoli military academy in Libya on January 5, 2020. Ismail Zetouni / REUTERSJalel Harchaoui is a researcher at the International Relations Institute in Clingendael (Netherlands), a specialist in Libya. He is notably...

Eleven US soldiers injured in Iranian attack on January 8

Eleven U.S. soldiers were injured in Iran's attack on Aïn Al-Assad air base in western Iraq last week, contrary to what President Donald Trump had announced, a reported, Thursday, January 16, the central command of the US Army. ...

In Lebanon, new rallies against the political class

Anti-government protesters near the Parliament in Beirut, Lebanon, January 16. Bilal Hussein / APThe vast majority of protesters arrested in the past 48 hours were released on Thursday (January 16th) in Lebanon, a country shaken by an...

Americans and Europeans multiply warnings

At a demonstration outside the British Embassy in Tehran on Sunday January 12. ATTA KENARE / AFPThe initial willingness of the Iranian authorities to hide the truth about the crash of the Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing, and...

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French Cup: FC Rouen, club-phoenix

FC Rouen (FCR) eliminated Metz on January 6 in the 32nd finals of the Coupe de France. LOU BENOIST / AFPAgainst Metz,...

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