Algeria: at least 43 people dead and nearly 200 injured in fires, according to a new
assessment of immense fires have devastated the northeast of the country and this provisional assessment could increase. © supplied by Franceinfo at least 43 people have perished in the gigantic fires which have ravaged in recent days the forestry and urban areas in northeast Algeria, according to a new assessment provided Monday August 22 by the national gendarmerie.
© AFP The Grand Rabbi of France, Haïm Korsia (Illustration Image).
French President Emmanuel Macron will be this Thursday afternoon August 25 in Algeria for an official three-day visit. The unprecedented presence of the Grand Rabbi of France Haïm Korsia in the official delegation arouses controversy in the country. Some Algerian political actors publicly wonder about the reasons for this invitation.
The announcement of the presence of Haïm Korsia in the French delegation did not go unnoticed. Widely commented on social networks, the clearest political reaction was that of the Movement of Peace Society (MSP), the largest Algerian Islamist party.
The hectic visit of Emmanuel Macron at the Touquet Music Beach
© Sebastien Jarry / Maxpppp / Photopqr / Voix du Nord / Maxppp Macron T OUT just back from his official visit to Algeria , Emmanuel Macron was seen on Saturday Evening in his stronghold of Touquet where the Touquet Music Beach festival took place. According to information from our colleagues from BFMTV , the head of state and his wife Brigitte joined around forty friends in the VIP square set up by the festival. A private visit to enjoy the last weekend before a busy school year.
In a Facebook position, Abderrazak Makri, its president, wonders: "What is France looking for by taking the rabbi to the official French delegation if not standardization with Israel? ». The political leader adds that the big rector of the Paris mosque "for camouflage" is also taken, then wondering: "France is not positioned as the leader of the separation between the State What about religion?
The interview with Haïm Korsia, published Wednesday on the France 24 site in Arabic , ignites in particular the Algerian canvas. His words are interpreted as an incentive to bring Israel closer and the Algerian state. The religious leader, son of Jews born in Algeria, has not yet spoken on the controversy. He says he is very happy to return to his place of birth and hopes the same for all the Jews born in Algeria.
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Macron pays homage to Soulages, master of "the overseas" .
© Christian Hartmann tribute ceremony to the French painter Pierre Soulages in the Carrée du Louvre courtyard, November 2, 2022 in Paris Emmanuel Macron paid tribute Wednesday in The solemn decor of the Louvre square courtyard to Pierre Soulages, a "grand master of painting", "a classic in his lifetime", celebrated worldwide for his infinite shades of black and died at 102 years old.