Month: May 2021

New Delhi Reopens a Crack Amid Gloomy Economic Forecast for India – The New York Times

NEW DELHI — The Indian capital, which just weeks ago suffered the devastating force of the coronavirus, with tens of thousands of new infections daily and funeral pyres that burned day and night, is taking its first steps back toward normalcy. Officials on Monday reopened manufacturing and construction activity, allowing workers in those industries to …

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Three GOP senators arrive in Israel amid Hamas cease-fire – New York Post

A group of GOP senators are in Israel this week, touring the damage caused by the recent bloody conflict with Hamas and affirming US support for the Jewish state. Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Hagerty of Tennessee, all of whom serve on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, touched …

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Israel’s fatal weakness against Iran’s Axis of Resistance – Haaretz

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Sorgente articolo: Israel’s fatal weakness against Iran’s Axis …

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WHO chief: Global treaty needed for pandemic preparedness – Axios

World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged member states Monday to negotiate a global pandemic preparedness treaty to ensure sustainable funding for the WHO and address the challenges and failures exposed by the coronavirus pandemic. Driving the news: Tedros argued that the coronavirus pandemic has been defined by a “lack of sharing: of data, …

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China limits travel in most populous province over Covid-19 cases – Yahoo News

Chinese authorities imposed fresh travel limits, cancelled flights and tested thousands of residents in Guangdong Monday after the Indian variant of the coronavirus was reported in the country’s most populous province. Travellers leaving Guangzhou — the capital of the southern province home to 100 million people — must show negative Covid-19 test results from the …

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Hamas leader urges prisoner swap with Israel following Gaza war | TheHill – The Hill

Hamas’s top leader in Gaza is calling for negotiations on a potential prisoner swap with Israel as Egypt is working to solidify a truce between Israel and Hamas following the cease-fire earlier this month that ended 11 days of some of the worst fighting seen between the two in years.  Yehiyeh Sinwar told reporters after …

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Sens. Cruz, Hagerty fly to Israel to survey damage from Hamas conflict – Fox News

Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Bill Hagerty of Tennessee traveled to Israel on Sunday to survey the damage stemming from the country’s recent military clashes with Hamas. The senators will tour several southern cities damaged in the fighting during their trip, the Washington Free Beacon reported. Cruz and Hagerty will also meet with …

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Palestinians launch campaign to oust ‘illegitimate’ Abbas – The Jerusalem Post

Various Palestinian factions, academics and political activists are demanding that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas resign or be removed from power. The demand came as the 85-year-old Abbas continues to face sharp criticism from many Palestinians for calling off the parliamentary and presidential elections that were supposed to take place on May 22 and July …

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Macron threatens to withdraw French troops from Mali – Yahoo News

Mr Macron told West African leaders that French soldiers will not be in the region “forever” President Emmanuel Macron has warned that France would withdraw troops from Mali if political instability there leads to greater Islamist radicalisation. It follows a second coup in nine months in the West African nation. Mr Macron warned of the …

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Graham meets with Netanyahu in Jerusalem | TheHill – The Hill

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuBenjamin (Bibi) NetanyahuMORE and Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSex workers gain foothold in Congress Trump, midterms fuel GOP’s effort to quash Jan. 6 commission Mother of slain Capitol Police officer urges GOP senators to back Jan. 6 commission MORE (R-S.C.) traded praise Monday during a meeting in Jerusalem to discuss the current violence …

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