Tunisia’s Ben Jafar to Asharq Al-Awsat: Transfering Legislative Powers Temporarily to Govt is Constitutional

Tunis – Kamal bin Younes Tunisia’s Former President of the Constituent Assembly Mustapha Ben Jafar argued that transfering legislative powers temporarily to Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh, according to Chapter 70 of the... Read more »

Former Tunisia PM to Asharq Al-Awsat: Country Fortified against Libyan Tumult

Tunis – Kamal bin Younes Former Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh stressed that his country is fortified militarily from the security unrest in neighboring Libya. In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, he... Read more »

The risk of rich countries neglecting poorer ones during the pandemic .. By Ishaan Tharoor

A red cloth hangs in a window April 21 at a home in Bogota, Colombia, where residents have been using them to signal that those in the home are in need of... Read more »

Russia, Turkey begin joint patrols along Syria’s M4 highway

The patrols are part of ceasefire deal reached by Ankara and Moscow to halt an escalation of violence in Idlib province. Turkey and Russia have completed their first joint military patrol along... Read more »

Biden and Sanders fight for black voters with competing endorsements from Kamala Harris, Jesse Jackson

Shortly after Joe Biden received an endorsement from Senator Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders’ campaign announced support from civil rights activist Jesse Jackson. “A people far behind cannot catch up choosing the most... Read more »

How epidemics have changed the world .. By Ishaan Tharoor

Part of what’s so unnerving about the coronavirus outbreak is the uncertainty. Medical experts, policymakers and politicians are all focused on the same set of questions: How far will it spread? How... Read more »

FM Spox terms Islamic Revolution anniversary. as « Iranians’ day »

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi in a message described the Islamic Revolution anniversary as Iran’s National Day and the day for Iranians. In his Twitter message, Mousavi used pictures of the... Read more »

Coronavirus: WHO declares international health emergency over ‘unprecedented outbreak’

The World Health Organization said the fast-spreading coronavirus that’s infected more than 8,200 people across the world is a global health emergency — a rare designation that helps the international agency mobilize... Read more »

Trump unveils Israel-Palestine plan amid opposition

U.S. President Donald Trump released his oft-delayed plan to end the Israel-Palestine conflict Tuesday, calling it « fundamentally different from past proposals » as doubts persist it will gain traction amid stiff Palestinian resistance.... Read more »

Germany to host Libya peace conference on Sunday

Germany Tuesday invited Libya’s warring parties, as well as global and regional powers to a peace conference in Berlin on Sunday to facilitate a political solution to the Libya conflict. Chancellor Angela... Read more »