Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Middle East News

former army chief Benny Gantz charged with forming a government

After the abandonment of Benyamin Netanyahu, Mr. Gantz has twenty-eight days to carry out this task, which looks already difficult. ...

Vladimir Putin vouches for the withdrawal of Kurdish forces on the Turkish border

In accordance with the agreement signed with Turkey, Russian military police and Syrian border guards began patrolling the north-east of the country. ...

"It's the end of the Kurds of Syria"

In the face of bombs and militias, the return of the Damascus regime and the possible resurgence of the IS, the inhabitants of northeastern Syria are more and...

Putin and Erdogan welcome 'decisive' and 'historic' deal on Syria offensive

Russia and Turkey have plans to launch joint patrols in northeastern Syria following the disarmament of Kurdish militias in the region. ...

"Young Lebanese are less reluctant than their elders to turn the table around"

In Beirut, October 22nd. MOHAMED AZAKIR / REUTERSSince Thursday, a protest movement of an unprecedented scale paralyzes Lebanon, after the announcement of a tax on calls made via WhatsApp, supposed to bail a little the bloodless finances...

In Lebanon, ambitious announcements, but which do not convince

The head of government, Saad Hariri, tries to calm the anger by presenting reforms against demonstrators who want his resignation.

Israel in a political stalemate after the renunciation of Benyamin Netanyahu

President Reuven Rivlin is expected to hand over the mandate for the formation of a government to Benny Gantz, the centrist blue party. ...

Benyamin Netanyahu renounces forming a government

President Réouven Rivlin is going to ask the leader of the centrist party Bleu-Blanc, Benny Gantz, to compose an executive. ...

The Lebanese government, under the pressure of the street, adopts a series of reforms and the budget 2020

The Prime Minister's announcements did not seem to calm the protesters' wrath on Monday. Saad Hariri also said he was in favor of holding early elections. ...

the people of Lebanon united against their leaders

Hundreds of thousands of people demonstrated in an exceptional drive of fervor and unity. The government is due to unveil on Monday a reform plan. ...

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