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Covid-19 vaccine as a new passport to boost tourism in the European Union - 05/20/2021

EUROPEAN UNION. The twenty-seven member states of the European Union have reached an agreement to allow entry into the EU for travelers from third countries who have received the necessary doses of Covid vaccines.

Algeria will reopen its borders after a year of closure - 05/18/2021

ALGERIA. The Algerian Council of Ministers has "approved proposals for a partial opening of Algeria's land and air borders from the beginning of...

UN wants to stop bloody escalation between Israel and Palestinian armed groups - 05/12/2021

ISRAEL / PALESTINE. Israeli fighter jets and helicopter gunships strike Gaza and Palestinian armed groups in the occupied territories rain rockets and mortars on Israel on the morning of Wednesday 12 May 2021. Version française

EU Member States commit to a more inclusive and social Europe - 05/10/2021

EU. At the Social Summit in Porto, all 27 EU Member States committed themselves to achieving the objectives set out by the European Commission in the European Social Rights Action Plan.

Israel heads for its fifth legislative elections in two years - 05/06/2021

ISRAEL. Benyamin Netanyahu fails to form a new government and returns to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin the mandate he had given him.

French justice called to look into the fortune of the governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon - 05/04/2021

LEBANON / FRANCE. At the heart of a complaint against X for alleged "money laundering" and "fraud", committed in Lebanon and outside the country, Riad Salamé, his family and his relatives may have to explain themselves to the French justice.

Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots meet around the same table - 04/29/2021

CYPRUS. Four years after the failure of the last talks, the representatives of the Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, meet in Switzerland to discuss their differences.

Portugal, first Member State to present its recovery plan to the European Commission - 04/22/2021

PORTUGAL. Lisbon is the first capital of the European Union to officially present its recovery and resilience plan (RRP) to the European Commission, which must validate it.

Bashar al-Assad to run for fourth term as president - 04/22/2021

SYRIA. Bashar al-Assad has officially applied to run for the next presidential election in Syria on May 26, 2021.

Libya's economic outlook: Too many clouds block the horizon of a diversification - 04/20/2021

LIBYA. Libya must recover from ten years of internal conflict and tackle not only its reconstruction, but the diversification of its economy. However, a prerequisite for this is the establishment of a genuine state and administration.

Libya's economic outlook: Oil fuel for future investments - 04/15/2021

LIBYA. Its foreign exchange reserves and oil windfall have returned to pre-revolution levels, allowing Libya to invest in its future. The 2021 budget currently under discussion reveals the priorities of the new government.

Libya's economic outlook: A huge cake to share - 04/15/2021

LIBYA. The tempo is accelerating for many countries wishing to participate in the economic battle currently being waged around reconstruction and oil. The diplomatic ballet continues to grow in Tripoli. But the dancers are not all on the same footing.

Christian Graeff: "The has-beens are now out of the game in Libya" - 04/09/2021

LIBYA. In an exclusive interview granted to, Christian Graeff, French ambassador to Libya from 1982 to 1985, gives a less than optimistic assessment of the future of this country torn apart by its divisions for ten years. The ninety-seven year old diplomat however gives the keys to avoid a "Syrianization" of Libya.

U.S. will again provide financial assistance to Palestinians - 04/08/2021

PALESTINE / UNITED STATES. The Joe Biden administration decided on Wednesday evening, April 8, 2021, to reopen the floodgates of aid to Palestine,...

The (priority) tasks of the new Libyan executive and the (indelible) stains of the previous ones - 04/08/2021

LIBYA. Who will lead the Libya of tomorrow? Today, no name stands out, except those of the former contenders: Fayez al-Sarraj, Khalifa Haftar and Saif el Islam Gaddafi. The analysis of their candidacies by the experts of disqualifies them all because of their past mistakes.
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