Sumary of Your Friday Briefing:
- ”The dispute exposes a widening rift over the inquiry into the origins of the pandemic, as the “lab leak” idea gains credibility.
- Escalation: In recent days, Chinese government spokespeople have reiterated claims — widely dismissed by scientists — that the coronavirus may have escaped from a U.S. military laboratory.
- European floods: German politicians hoping to replace Angela Merkel flocked to flooded towns.
- THE LATEST NEWSAn Israeli-Palestinian rap battleUriya Rosenman, an Israeli Jew who served as an officer in an elite army unit, opens the viral video.
- I don’t support terror, I’m against violence, but 70 years of occupation — of course there’ll be resistance.