Covid-19 lockdown in Thailand, migrant cemetery in Tunisia, nightlife in Lebanon

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Covid-19 lockdown in Thailand, migrant cemetery in Tunisia, nightlife in Lebanon” – below is their description. In our show “Correspondence”, we explore how the world is coping with the twists and turns of 2021, amid the consequences of Covid-19 and beyond. FRANCE 24 brings you a selection of … Read more Covid-19 lockdown in Thailand, migrant cemetery in Tunisia, nightlife in Lebanon

Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 June 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 June 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Yemen – Syria – Afghanistan – Lebanon – Venezuelan Refugees – Domestic Workers/Report – E-Waste/Child Health – World Elder Abuse … Read more Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 June 2021)

Lebanon urges UN to find alternative funding for Hariri tribunal

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon urges UN to find alternative funding for Hariri tribunal” – below is their description. An international tribunal for Lebanon has scrapped a new trial against the man convicted of the 2005 assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. That is because the court has run out of … Read more Lebanon urges UN to find alternative funding for Hariri tribunal

Lebanon’s financial turmoil: Hospitals suffer shortages as central bank tightens withdrawal rules

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon’s financial turmoil: Hospitals suffer shortages as central bank tightens withdrawal rules” – below is their description. Lebanon’s central bank has tightened controls on withdrawals from dollar accounts by suspending a special exchange rate that aimed to ease a foreign currency shortage. The move wiped more than half … Read more Lebanon’s financial turmoil: Hospitals suffer shortages as central bank tightens withdrawal rules

Clean Energy, Climate Change/Plant Pests, Lebanon, & other topics – Daily Briefing (02 June 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Clean Energy, Climate Change/Plant Pests, Lebanon, & other topics – Daily Briefing (02 June 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Clean Energy – Climate Change/Plant Pests – Lebanon – Yemen – Central African Republic – Libya – … Read more Clean Energy, Climate Change/Plant Pests, Lebanon, & other topics – Daily Briefing (02 June 2021)

Lebanon special tribunal ‘risks closure over funding’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon special tribunal ‘risks closure over funding’” – below is their description. The Special #Tribunal for #Lebanon, which tries suspects over the 2005 Beirut bombing that killed former premier Rafic #Hariri and 21 others, risks closure over severe funding shortfalls, it warned Wednesday. FRANCE 24’s Fernande van … Read more Lebanon special tribunal ‘risks closure over funding’

400,000 people in DRC potentially affected by volcano eruption & other topics – Daily Briefing

United Nations published this video item, entitled “400,000 people in DRC potentially affected by volcano eruption & other topics – Daily Briefing” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Yemen – Lebanon, – Liby – Afghanistan – Ethiopia – … Read more 400,000 people in DRC potentially affected by volcano eruption & other topics – Daily Briefing

Assad, in Power Since 2000, Claims Victory in Syria’s Presidential Election

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Assad, in Power Since 2000, Claims Victory in Syria’s Presidential Election” – below is their description. Entire cities lie in ruins, the economy is collapsing and more than half the population has been displaced, but Bashar al-Assad has emerged as the last man standing from Syria’s decade … Read more Assad, in Power Since 2000, Claims Victory in Syria’s Presidential Election

Wreath-laying Ceremony to Honour Fallen Peacekeepers – International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2021

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Wreath-laying Ceremony to Honour Fallen Peacekeepers – International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2021” – below is their description. With a focus for this year’s International Day of UN Peacekeepers on youth, peace and security, the UN chief told a commemorative ceremony on Thursday “despite COVID-19, across all our … Read more Wreath-laying Ceremony to Honour Fallen Peacekeepers – International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2021

Lebanon’s water crisis – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Lebanon’s water crisis – BBC News” – below is their description. Why can’t you drink the water in the wettest country in the Middle East? Lebanon’s geography means it’s blessed with water but in the capital Beirut and its surroundings areas, more than 1.5 million people suffer from … Read more Lebanon’s water crisis – BBC News

Palestinians in exile watch violence from afar

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Palestinians in exile watch violence from afar” – below is their description. Palestinians in Lebanon, many of them descendants of those who fled the 1948 war, watched the violence from afar. Protesting was all they could do. But as Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, they … Read more Palestinians in exile watch violence from afar

‘The one who started that was Israeli side who attacked Al-Aqsa Mosque’— Osama Hamdan, Hamas rep

RT published this video item, entitled “‘The one who started that was Israeli side who attacked Al-Aqsa Mosque’— Osama Hamdan, Hamas rep” – below is their description. RT spoke with Osama Hamdan, a representative of Hamas in Lebanon. He said said the conflict isn’t going away as long as the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands … Read more ‘The one who started that was Israeli side who attacked Al-Aqsa Mosque’— Osama Hamdan, Hamas rep

Syrians abroad kick off vote on new term for Assad

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Syrians abroad kick off vote on new term for Assad” – below is their description. Thousands of #Syrians flocked to their embassy in Lebanon Thursday as expatriates and refugees kicked off voting for next week’s presidential #election which is expected to keep Bashar al-#Assad in power. Pictures … Read more Syrians abroad kick off vote on new term for Assad

Israeli PM vows to continue to strike Gaza despite pressure from Joe Biden | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Israeli PM vows to continue to strike Gaza despite pressure from Joe Biden | ABC News” – below is their description. Israel fires at targets in Lebanon in retaliation to four rockets being fired at it, while Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to continue to strike Gaza … Read more Israeli PM vows to continue to strike Gaza despite pressure from Joe Biden | ABC News

Netanyahu ignores Biden’s calls for ceasefire as Israel hits targets in Lebanon | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Netanyahu ignores Biden’s calls for ceasefire as Israel hits targets in Lebanon | ABC News” – below is their description. The US President Joe Biden has asked the Israeli Prime Minister for a ceasefire as heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas rages on. ABC News (Australia) YouTube … Read more Netanyahu ignores Biden’s calls for ceasefire as Israel hits targets in Lebanon | ABC News