Tidbits of Arabic News translated into English

Thursday, October 1, 2015

UN Summit

The BBC Arabic interrupted their coverage often this week to bring the live speeches coming from New York.

I'm just so sad that last Friday I didn't have a chance to watch anything, and I missed the adoption of the Global Goals. I just caught a part of a report in which the Pope was talking about them:

Any case, they showed the Egyptian president, Sisi, who began his speech by saying: Greetings to the great state of Egypt. Gross!

On Monday, the UN was also holding the UN Peacekeeping Summit, so the BBC Arabic covered that, too. They showed Obama speaking at it:

Then, when the BBC Arabic live correspondent was done talking, he would say (in Arabic): Luqman Ahmed, for the BBC Arabic, at the United Nations, in Niue Yorrrrrrrk.

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