Can Lebanon come back from the brink? | The Stream

“Lebanon’s finished.” That’s the prevailing sentiment among many residents in this nation these days, as it grapples with the worst economic crisis in its history. Today, nearly half of Lebanon’s six million people live below the poverty line. More than a third of the working population is unemployed, and the nation’s currency has lost 60 … Read more Can Lebanon come back from the brink? | The Stream

Protester: U.S. President Trump is ‘modern-day Hitler’

The police killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis earlier this week has led to outrage in the U.S. with people pouring out onto the streets nationwide to protest racial bias. In an interview with a China Central Television (CCTV) reporter on the ground, protester Dora King said she thought police should … Read more Protester: U.S. President Trump is ‘modern-day Hitler’

‘We need to respond with unity & solidarity. A key aspect of solidarity: financial support’-UN Chief

Opening remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond. “(…) Today, we are asking for immediate, collective action in six critically important areas. First, global liquidity. A rush to safety has triggered an outflow of capital from some key … Read more ‘We need to respond with unity & solidarity. A key aspect of solidarity: financial support’-UN Chief

Oil Tankers from Iran Arrive in Venezuela, Defying U.S. Sanctions on Both Countries

Authorities in Venezuela celebrated Monday as the first of five Iranian gasoline tankers arrived in the country, bringing badly-needed fuel supplies. Workers at the El Palito refinery welcomed the docking of Iranian tanker Fortune. Four more tankers are expected over the coming days. The Iranian tankers hold what analysts estimate to be enough gasoline to … Read more Oil Tankers from Iran Arrive in Venezuela, Defying U.S. Sanctions on Both Countries

Sexual violence survivor’s journey to justice | Al Jazeera Close Up

After experiencing sexual violence, Vasilisa Komarova succeeds in getting justice through determination. In 2015, Vasilisa Komarova, 39, set off on a lifelong dream: motorcycling off-road across the Americas. Komarova, started in Cuba, then headed for Chile and began to make her way up the Americas to Alaska. It was a dream inspired by growing up … Read more Sexual violence survivor’s journey to justice | Al Jazeera Close Up

Netanyahu denounces the charges against him as his trial on corruption charges goes underway

Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahou goes on trial for corruption on May 24. Yossi Merkelberg, professor of international relations and social sciences at Regent’s University, was our guest. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like … Read more Netanyahu denounces the charges against him as his trial on corruption charges goes underway

Israel’s Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived at the courthouse for the start of a corruption trial on Sunday in a Jerusalem court, where he will become the first serving Israeli prime minister to face criminal prosecution in a case he calls a political witch hunt. #Israel #Corruption Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more Israel’s Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

Netanyahu: Corruption trial an attempt to ‘depose a strong PM’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused police and prosecutors of conspiring against him. He made the comments as his long-awaited corruption trial began in occupied East Jerusalem. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: … Read more Netanyahu: Corruption trial an attempt to ‘depose a strong PM’

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s trial for alleged corruption begins

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at the country’s justice system as his trial for alleged corruption began today. Prime Minister Netanyahu who has become Israel’s first sitting prime minister to ever go on trial says he is the victim of a conspiracy. Sky’s Mark Stone reports from Israel. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube … Read more Prime Minister Netanyahu’s trial for alleged corruption begins

Pro and anti-Netanyahu demos held outside PM’s residence prior to the trial

Israelis backing Benjamin Netanyahu and those who want him jailed took to the Israeli PM’s residence to protest, as a Jerusalem court began its first corruption hearing. The 70-year-old faces charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, and has been indicted in three separate cases. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out … Read more Pro and anti-Netanyahu demos held outside PM’s residence prior to the trial

Israel’s PM Netanyahu faces opening of corruption trial in Jerusalem

A new page in Israeli history opens Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the first sitting premier to face criminal charges, accused of a string of corruption allegations he denies. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Israel’s PM Netanyahu faces opening of corruption trial in Jerusalem

Israel’s PM Netanyahu, unbeaten in elections, goes on trial

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu goes on trial on Sunday in three separate corruption cases, the country’s only sitting leader to do so. Netanyahu wanted to be excused from attending the first hearing but the court refused his request. He denies all charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports … Read more Israel’s PM Netanyahu, unbeaten in elections, goes on trial

Egypt flyover ‘a threat to residents’ lives’

Egyptians are accusing the government of putting their lives at risk by building a flyover so close to their apartment block near the capital, Cairo. The transport minister said residents who want to move will be compensated. But many Egyptians say the project is yet another example of corruption within the government. Al Jazeera’s Victoria … Read more Egypt flyover ‘a threat to residents’ lives’

Can Netanyahu and Gantz work together? | Inside Story

He’s seen as an unparalleled political survivor, and once again, he’s got what he wants. Benjamin Netanyahu will lead a fifth government in Israel. But for the first time, he won’t be governing alone. Netanyahu will be rotating the prime minister’s job with his former rival Benny Gantz – 18 months each. That power-sharing deal … Read more Can Netanyahu and Gantz work together? | Inside Story