58 billion dollars in twenty years: the impact of the Israeli occupation on the Palestinian economy according to the UN

58 billion dollars in twenty years the impact of the

A clothing stand is set up in front of the rubble of a store destroyed by Israeli airstrikes in May, in Gaza, on November 20, 2021. MOHAMMED SALEM / REUTERS In less than twenty years, the restrictive measures imposed by the Israeli occupation represent a shortfall of nearly 58 billion dollars (51.3 billion euros) for … Read more

The risky bet of the Chinese settled in South Sudan

The risky bet of the Chinese settled in South Sudan

Sitting on his concrete terrace overlooking the Nile, a porcelain teapot with floral motifs close at hand, Mr. Sheng, 65, patiently takes his troubles. “We are on stand-by, there are no opportunities at the moment”, he said. Arrived in 2006 in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, this native of the Chinese province of Jiangsu … Read more

In DRC, Ugandan army authorized to cross border to hunt down ADF rebels

In DRC Ugandan army authorized to cross border to hunt

A double bombing killed at least three people in Kampala, Uganda, on November 16, 2021. The Ugandan army was authorized by the president of the DRC to cross the border to drive out the ADF rebels, responsible according to the Ugandan authorities, recent attacks on its territory. HAJARAH NALWADDA / AP The President of the … Read more

The vote for the extreme right in Chile is “the signal for a return to order”

The vote for the extreme right in Chile is the

Chilean far-right presidential candidate José Antonio Kast in a meeting with leaders of Akun Ruka’s housing committee in Santiago on November 23, 2021. PABLO VERA / AFP An apparent big gap: Chile placed at the head of the first round of the presidential election, Sunday, November 21, the far-right candidate José Antonio Kast (27.9%), admirer … Read more

The Swiss once again called to the polls to vote on the health pass

The Swiss once again called to the polls to vote

Participants in a demonstration against the vaccine and the restrictions imposed because of the Covid-19, in Geneva, on October 9, 2021. SALVATORE IN NOLFI / AP The Swiss vote on Sunday, November 28, on the Covid-19 law, which made it possible to create the health pass, at the end of a stormy election campaign. A … Read more

Iran : l’assèchement d’une rivière provoque manifestations et heurts

Iran lassechement dune riviere provoque manifestations et heurts

Des agriculteurs assistent, à Ispahan, à une manifestation exigeant que les autorités ouvrent un barrage pour soulager les zones touchées par la sécheresse de cette province centrale d’Iran, le 19 novembre 2021. HAMIDREZA NIKOOMARAM / AP Depuis plus de deux semaines, des manifestations sont organisées par des habitants d’Ispahan qui se plaignent de la terrible … Read more

Iranian nuclear: Israel calls for more firmness against Tehran

Iranian nuclear Israel calls for more firmness against Tehran

Israeli national security adviser Eyal Hulata at the Manama Dialogue in Bahrain on November 21. MAZEN MAHDI / AFP On the man-made island where the Four Seasons Hotel stands in Manama, the capital of the tiny kingdom of Bahrain, Israeli national security adviser Eyal Hulata is in friendly territory. In this high tower, which dominates … Read more

Between Paris and London, a relationship at its lowest

Between Paris and London a relationship at its lowest

French fishing boats block the entrance to the port of Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine) on November 26, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP At its lowest, relations between France and the United Kingdom deteriorated further on Friday, November 26. Less than forty-eight hours after the death of twenty-seven people (including seven women and three children) in the Channel, … Read more

“Lebanon, in the heart of chaos”, on France 5: a generation breaking with the system

Lebanon in the heart of chaos on France 5 a

Image taken from the film “Lebanon, in the heart of chaos”, by Alfred de Montesquiou. TONY COMITI & DREAMTIME FRANCE 5 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28 AT 8:55 P.M. – DOCUMENTARY It is with a cry of revolt, the one that Liliane launched at Emmanuel Macron as he walked the streets of the Gemmayzé district, on … Read more

Solomon Islands: third day of riots, a curfew imposed in the capital

Solomon Islands third day of riots a curfew imposed in

Screen capture from video showing riots in Solomon Islands capital Honiara on November 25, 2021. CHARLEY’S PLATE / AP The capital of the Solomon Islands is now placed under curfew for an indefinite period. The measure came into effect Friday, November 26 in Honiara after a third day of riots in the city. During the … Read more

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