Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Middle East News

First Israel-Hamas firefight since Gaza truce

Explosions in Khan Younes, southern Gaza Strip, as Israeli forces bombard the Palestinian enclave in early June 16, 2021. SAID KHATIB / AFP Controlled shots or a new escalation in the making. Israeli air force...

Benjamin Netanyahu, king of democratic chaos in Israel

Editorial of the "World". For the last chaos he orchestrated in the Knesset, Sunday, June 13, Benjamin Netanyahu showed more finesse than his "friend" Donald Trump before him in Washington. He intends to remain the leader of the...

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, between political paralysis and new perceptions

In Gaza, on June 9, 2021, near the rubble of houses destroyed in Israeli airstrikes. MOHAMMED SALEM / REUTERS Analysis. What's new in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Put in a trivial way, the question may surprise....

“International aid is lacking” in Rakka, according to its Kurdish mayor Leïla Mustafa

In Rakka, February 24, 2021. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP Leïla Mustafa, placed at the head of the municipality of Rakka since the takeover of the Syrian city from the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) organization...

In Saudi Arabia, “the spectacular feminization of the working population would be one of the consequences of Covid-19”

Chronic. Researchers from the American think tank Brookings Institution did not understand this at first. Nayib Rivera, Johannes Koettl and Sofia Gomez Tamayo discovered, not without amazement, that the participation rate of women in the very conservative Saudi...

the bodies of 25 migrants found off the coast of the country by fishermen

Fishermen found, Monday, June 14, the bodies of at least 25 migrants near the Strait of Bab Al-Mandab and Djibouti, announced Jalil Ahmed Ali, a local Yemeni official. They were presumably trying to reach Yemen, mainly from Ethiopia,...

Hind Al-Eryani, spokesperson for the LGBTQ + community in Yemen

Illustration originally published in "Once upon a time ... the Arab revolutions", ARABORAMA collection (IMA / Seuil, 2021) MERIEME MESFIOUI Younger, Hind Al-Eryani was one of those who constantly sought the approval of others. For...

In Israel, a government of strong individualities

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin surrounded by the country's new government including Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, left, and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, right, on June 14, 2021 in Jerusalem. RONEN ZVULUN / REUTERS In its excessiveness, its...

Benyamin Netanyahu leaves power in a storm

Benjamin Netanyahu during the vote for the new government in the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, on June 13, 2021. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP In his fall, Benyamin Netanyahu borrows from his American “friend”, Donald Trump. ...

“Readers’ words” – One can be a Jew and an anti-Zionist

Moi, Nathan Draï, born of a Jewish father, having myself embraced Judaism in my childhood and my adolescence, with fervor, having insisted for this reason to make my communion in spite of the orthodoxy; being far removed from...

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First Israel-Hamas firefight since Gaza truce

Explosions in Khan Younes, southern Gaza Strip, as Israeli forces bombard the Palestinian enclave in early...

in Bron, the “fan zone” only had eyes for Benzema

Karim Benzema after the match against Germany on Tuesday June 15th. MATTHIAS SCHRADER / AP The Covid will not have finally...

Truce between the European Union and the United States on a seventeen-year-old conflict between Airbus and Boeing

It is not yet peace, but it is already no longer war! The European Union and the United States announced, Tuesday, June 15,...

in England, the lifting of the last restrictions pushed back by four weeks due to the spread of the Delta variant

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a press conference in Downing Street, London on June 14, 2021. JONATHAN BUCKMASTER / AP...

Benjamin Netanyahu, king of democratic chaos in Israel

Editorial of the "World". For the last chaos he orchestrated in the Knesset, Sunday, June 13, Benjamin Netanyahu showed more finesse than his "friend"...