More than 160 people were wounded after Israeli riot police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades at Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in an escalation of weeks of violence in Jerusalem that has reverberated across the region ...Israel said six police officers were wounded ... More unrest appears likely next week ... Read More ... .
Taliban checkpoints have proliferated across key parts of Afghanistan as US forces have withdrawn over the past year, leaving towns and cities increasingly isolated and impeding the government’s ability to function... Taliban checkpoints are both a symbolic show of force and a real blow to Afghanistan’s already fragile elected government.
You might have seen Sky getting post ironic this week. A reporter tracked down a Glazer family member. Let’s not pretend we know the difference between the family members, whether it’s Joel or Avram or Bryan or Darcie ... Is it time to sell Manchester United Mr Glazer, are the fans just customers to you Mr Glazer, she asked ... Johnny Watterson ... It’s massive.
Figures standing in the way for the formation of a new Lebanese government may face tougher sanctions, warned France’s foreign minister on Friday ... "To this day, my observation is that the political players have not lived up to their responsibilities and have still not seriously started working on the country's recovery," he said ... .
Although fitting into Biden's overall policy of renewing US participation in international organisations, the Biden administration’s decision to operate within the framework imposed by the UN Security Council presents a major hurdle ... And why? Where does England fit in this story?.