Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, May 10, 2021 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):


ANKARA – Monitoring developments on coronavirus pandemic in Turkey, worldwide.


WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden to speak with NATO’s eastern flank allies that will be meeting in virtual summit of Bucharest Nine (B9).

WASHINGTON – Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to deliver remarks on Palestinian Nakba and its continued impact on current Israel-Palestine relations.

NEW YORK – UN Security Council to discuss tension in East Jerusalem.


BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council set to meet with a range of agenda items including Western Balkans, relations with Russia, nuclear deal with Iran, recently postponed elections in Palestine, COVID-19 pandemic, climate change.


PARIS – President Emmanuel Macron to attend ceremony in Paris to mark abolition of slavery and to pay tribute to victims of slave trade.


JERUSALEM – Following Israel’s attack on Muslim worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, protests by Palestinians.


YANGON – Monitoring developments in Myanmar after Feb. 1 military coup triggered violent protests.


ANKARA – Turkish Statistical Institute to release labor force statistics for March.


‘Israeli attacks aim to divide Al-Aqsa into Jewish and Muslim areas’

By Riyaz ul Khaliq

ANKARA (AA) – The brutal attacks by Israeli police on Muslim worshippers in occupied East Jerusalem are aimed at dividing the Al-Aqsa Mosque into two sections, while Tel Aviv “appears to believe” that its newfound friends in Arab regimes will fend off any backlash from the Muslim world, according to experts.

Source: Anadolu Agency