Clotilde Bigot is a freelance journalist and photographer based in Beirut, focusing on diplomacy and human rights. Follow her on Twitter: @clo_bigot
Migrants at the Belarus–Lithuania border reveal to The New Arab a series of punitive measures imposed by both countries to prevent asylum from being granted. The policies are symptomatic of a rising tide of xenophobia across the European Union.
The appointment of a new ambassador and public jokes around the Saudi kidnapping of Prime Minister Hariri seem to indicate the two nations are approaching friendly relations, writes Clotilde Bigot.