Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Middle East News

Judge calls for investigation of three Lebanese ministers

The explosion took place in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4. Hassan Ammar / APThe Lebanese investigation into the deadly explosion of August 4 in the port of Beirut is progressing. The ruling judge wants investigations...

Benyamin Netanyahu’s historic visit to Saudi Arabia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on November 19 in Jerusalem. POOL / REUTERSThe visit only remained secret for a few hours. Monday, November 23, the Israeli news site Walla...

The vagueness reigns over the secret visit of the Israeli Prime Minister

It could be the first visit by an Israeli prime minister to Saudi Arabia. According to information from the Israeli media, confirmed by Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Monday, November 23, the head of the government of Israel, Benjamin...

Senior ISIS leader arrested in Baghdad

Iraqi counterterrorism announced Monday, November 23 that it had arrested an Iraqi whose nom de guerre was "Abu Naba", presented as an important member of the jihadist group Islamic State (IS). ...

Israel welcomes release of American Jewish spy Jonathan Pollard

Jonathan Pollard, the former US Navy analyst, who was convicted in 1987 of spying for Israel, leaves the Manhattan courthouse in New York on May 17, 2017. BRENDAN MCDERMID / REUTERSIn Israel, Jonathan Pollard is a hero....

another IS attack kills ten

Six soldiers and four civilians perished on Saturday evening in an ambush by jihadists about 200 kilometers north of Baghdad, according to police sources. The province of Salahaddin decreed, Sunday, November 22, three days of mourning, while some...

Jordan will open a consulate in Laayoune

The United Arab Emirates consulate in LaĆ¢youne, in November 2020. FADEL SENNA / AFPJordan will open a consulate in Laayoune, Western Sahara, announced an official statement released in Rabat on Thursday, November 19, amid high tensions in...

In Saudi Arabia, economic diversification at a standstill

In Diriyah, on November 20, during a show organized on the occasion of the G20, which is held by videoconference. NAEL SHYOUKHI / REUTERSIn mid-November, during a keynote speech devoted to his achievements in the economic...

At the G20 in Riyadh, the abortive comeback of “MBS”

A portrait of King Salman (right) and his son Mohammed Ben Salman, ahead of the G20 in Riyadh, from November 21. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFPHe was to be the hero of the day, the master of...

Cornered, Palestinians bank on Joe Biden to restore status quo with Israel

A Palestinian reads the newspaper "Al-Quds", titled in Arabic "Joe Biden the new American president" in front of the Dome of the Rock, inside the compound of the al-Aqsa mosque, the third holiest site in Islam, in...

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in the far west of the Amazon, the Brazilian left swept away by Jair Bolsonaro

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Scotland makes periodic protection available free of charge

Nine months after taking a first step in this direction, Scottish MPs voted Tuesday, November 24 in favor of free access to periodical protection...

The international community remains at the bedside of war-torn Afghanistan

In a street in the historic city of Bamiyan (central Afghanistan), after an attack in which 14 people were killed, on November...

Leipzig: in difficulty, without shining, Paris wins and remains alive in the Champions League

Welcome to this live stream dedicated to the fourth day of the group stage of the Men's Football Champions League. Here's all you...