Press review 14th Augusrt – 21st August 2015

Portrait of Amel Brahim Djelloul, opera singer – Les Clés du Moyen-Orient – August 14th

Amel Brahim Djelloul is a lyrical singer of Algerian origin. Traditional music is the East that the opera is to the West, despite the singularity of his career decision, it was right to trust his good fortune: today she has indeed sung on the most beautiful scenes in the world (Paris Opera, Berlin, Geneva …) and interpreted the major roles of its Directory.

The contradictions of Indian politics in the Middle East – orientxxi – August 17th

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the United Arab Emirates on 16 and 17 August. The Gulf, where many Indian nationals work, is crucial to energy supply in India. And he prepares at the end of the year to visit Israel.

Egypt: anti-terrorism and terrorism, twin brothers (I) – Orientxxi – August 18th

President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi just ratified in August of new laws against terrorism contrary to all principles of justice and criminalizing among other journalists who would challenge the official version of the government. Yet the violent actions had never been so numerous in Egypt. How-terrorism powers against terrorism.

Syria, between evil and despair – Le Monde- August 18th

The carnage perpetrated, Sunday, Aug. 16, in Douma, a suburb of Damascus, by the regime’s aviation is, in many ways, a perfect illustration of the Syrian conflict. This agglomeration of the capital is a bastion of opposition to the regime of Bashar al-Assad since the beginning of the revolution, in March 2011.


The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has more money, or nearly – Le Monde – August 21st

Half a million Palestinian children almost did not find the school desks in September. Without sufficient funds to pay its teachers, the United Nations Relief and the UN’s work for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), which manages 700 establishments scattered in refugee camps in the Gaza Strip , the West Bank, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, seemed resigned earlier this week to postpone the return of at least a month.