Date created : 15/05/2019 – 15:36
In Paris, the Institute of the Arab World is putting on an exhibition called “Football in the Arab World: The Revolution of the Round Ball.” Aurélie Clemente-Ruiz, the curator of the exhibition, takes us through 11 iconic stories highlighting the central role football plays in the region.
In the US, the White House is reviewing military plans against Iran. This comes after Tehran threatened to scale back its commitment to the nuclear deal, as the other side failed to deliver its end of the bargain.And this year, the Eurovision song contest is being hosted in Israel. The event, which brings together acts from 41 countries, not all European, is being overshadowed by political conflict and controversy. Some have even called for a boycott of the show. This comes after Israeli forces recently engaged in a bloody clash with militants in Gaza, leaving 23 Palestinians and four Israelis dead.