The fans of the island granted the French hostage Sophie Petronin the title of Personality of the Week, after revealing that she had converted to Islam four years after her abduction by an armed group in Mali, as for the event of the week, there was renewed fighting in the Karabakh region.
Petronin received 65% of the island’s public vote, after the uproar it caused after returning to her country and receiving it by French President Emmanuel Macron, then disclosing her conversion to Islam and changing her name to Mary.
Maryam was kidnapped 4 years ago by an Islamic group in Mali, and her return comes a few days after Macron attacked Islam and described it as living in crisis.
The Portuguese player, Cristiano Ronaldo, came in second place, after announcing that he was infected with the Corona virus and stopped playing several games.
Egyptian artist Mahmoud Yassin came third in the “Person of the Week” race, after his death last week at the age of 79.
The fourth place went to US Judge Amy Connie Barrett, who US President Donald Trump decided to appoint to the Supreme Court, rejecting Democrats ’demands to delay the appointment decision until the end of the presidential elections.
Event of the week
As for the “event of the week” race, the Jazira fans – with a large majority reaching 74% – chose “renewed fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan” to be the highlight of the week, while the visit of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to the Renaissance Dam accompanied by the Eritrean President at the center Second, the decision of the Iraqi armed factions to stop their attacks against the embassy and US interests came in third place.
It is noteworthy that voting in the “news race” continued for 3 days, on all Al Jazeera platforms.