Today the European Commission formally proposed to the Council of the EU the signature and conclusion of a free trade agreement between the EU and Canada, known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA.
Multiple bombings targeted Saudi Arabia on Monday, as the kingdom marked the final days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Among those, Medina, one of the holiest places of Islam, was hit by a suicide attack close to the Prophet Mohammad's mosque.
De multiples attentats ont visé l'Arabie saoudite lundi, alors que le Royaume vivait les derniers jours du ramadan, mois sacré pour les musulmans. Parmi les cibles, la ville de Médine, qui figure parmi les plus grands lieux saints de l'islam, a été frappée par un attentat-suicide à proximité de la mosquée du prophète.
Israel's decision on Sunday to advance several hundred new settlement units in East Jerusalem and the West Bank threatens the viability of the two-state solution and calls into question Israel's commitment to a negotiated agreement with the Palestinians.