Press Review February 27th- March 06th

The Mosul artifacts: A priceless loss – 3mars – Al AkhbarIt is hard to overstate the historical and archaeological significance of the area extending from Mesopotamia to Egypt. This stretch contains the early stages of human civilization, especially from the Neolithic era (from 8,000 to 4,000 BC). It was during the late Paleolithic and early Neolithic periods that human beings acquired an advanced level of knowledge. We transitioned from a nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyle to a settled agrarian existence with major implications for our cultural output and social modes.

« Only lifting Israeli blockade can save Gaza » – 4 march – De wereld morgen
The reconstruction of Gaza after the international donors conference in October 2014 is progressing very slowly. The abovementioned conference came about after an attack of 54 days by the Israeli army on the people of Gaza, in which most of the basic infrastructure of Gaza was destroyed.

Iran: We saved the Jews three times; Netanyahu should learn history – 5 mars – Haaretz

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif tells NBC his country `doesn’t support blind terrorism’ and `we will never have a bomb.’ Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s accusations in his recent speech to the U.S. Congress that Iran wants to destroy Israel.

The call of the leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan to disarm works as a step forward in the long process of negotiations between Ankara and the Kurds. If it is able to result in genuine peace, the initiative would mark an upheaval in Turkey and the Middle East.