France Blames US, Australia for Lying over Submarine DealFrench FM Jean Yves-Drian on Saturday blamed the US and Australia for a ruptured Australian contract to buy French submarines, insisting there may be major consequences to Paris-Washington relations and for the transatlantic alliance.
Since the aftermath of the August 4, 2020 port blast that saw the resignation of the interim cabinet of former Prime Minister Hassan Diab one week later, France and America have sought to extend their hand into the new government formation, with the Americans joining in on the pressure to restore a western-friendly administration amidst both powers’ declining influence in the country.
UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs warned that millions of Yemenis are “a step away from starvation,” suggesting that women and girls are more likely to be hungry, sick or exposed to gender-based violence in the war-torn country.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gave the Israeli regime one year to withdraw from the decades-long occupied Palestinian territories or face charges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
Hamas denounced as an "awful demeanor," recent meetings between officials from the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israeli regime’s ministers, emphasizing that such developments amount to a flagrant violation of the Palestinian cause.