Watch - Al Joumhouria “World and Arab News in 90 Seconds” for 17-01-2021
Watch - Al Joumhouria “World and Arab News in 90 Seconds” for 17-01-2021
Sunday, 17-Jan-2021 20:00

Biden to Push for Changes

On his inauguration day on Wednesday, US President-elect Joe Biden will push policy changes on student loans, climate change, housing, and immigration. Incoming Biden chief of staff Ron Klain said that the President-elect will reveal “roughly a dozen” previously promised executive moves.


2015 Nuclear Deal: "Urgent"

In an interview published on Saturday, French Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian said Iran is on the path of building up its nuclear weapons capacity and that Tehran and Washington must return to a 2015 nuclear agreement. Iran, though, has denied plans of weaponizing its nuclear program.


Navalny Risks Jail

Despite the risk of getting arrested, Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny will be returning to Russia from Germany for the first time since his poisoning in August. Navalny is accused of flouting the terms of a suspended prison sentence for a 2014 conviction. His supporters plan to meet him at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Sunday evening.


UK to Host G7 Summit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the UK will be hosting a G7 summit of world leaders in Cornwall seaside resort in June to discuss rebuilding from the pandemic and climate change. Johnson said, “It is only right that we approach the challenge of building back better by uniting with a spirit of openness to create a better future.”