Al-Jazeera fans, in the “News Race” vote on (3/10/2020), awarded the title of “Person of the Week” to the late Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, while the confrontations between Azerbaijan and Armenia won the title of “Event of the Week”.
Personality of the Week
The late Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, won the title of “Person of the Week” by obtaining 50% of the votes of the participants in the “News Race” vote, after the Amiri Diwan in Kuwait announced the news of the death of the Emir at the age of 91.
The Kuwaiti Cabinet also announced the official mourning of the Emir of the country for a period of 40 days, with official departments closed for a period of 3 days.
Gaza fishermen Mahmoud and Hassan Al-Zaazou ‘came in second place, as they won 44% of the votes as a result of the uproar caused by the killing of the fishermen and their brother Yasser was arrested by the Egyptian navy, as well as the state of public and official anger in Gaza and the demand of the people of the Strip to investigate what the brothers were subjected to while in Their way to make a living.
Meanwhile, Emirati novelist Dhabia Khamis Al Muhairi and Uruguayan player Luis Suarez shared third place, after each receiving 3% of the vote. And that came after the Khamis doe was banned from traveling due to her opposition to the normalization agreement between her country and Israel, as well as the controversy raised by Suarez in light of the way in which Barcelona gave up its services.
The most prominent event
In the vote for the most prominent event, the title of “event of the week” was awarded to the military confrontations between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the Karabakh region, as 50% of the participants voted for it. Since the two Caucasian neighbors emerged from the mantle of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, the conflict over the region between them has not subsided until it flares up again.
Demonstrations in Egypt to protest against living conditions and home demolitions came in second place, which received 46% of the vote. The third place went to the political scene in Lebanon in light of the failure to form a new government, which won 4% of the votes of the participants.