Daily Archives: April 13, 2018


Deportations And Wrongful Arrests: The Latest In War-Torn Yemen

In a series of videos and documents sent to Al Jazeera, almost two dozen displaced Yemeni civilians report that they were rounded up, beaten, and then forcefully driven from the city of Aden back to active front lines in Northern Taiz and Sanaa by militias affiliated with the United Arab Emirates. Others report […]


New Zealand Bans Future Offshore Oil And Gas Exploration

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement on Thursday, April 12, brings New Zealand closer to its goal: a carbon-neutral economy by 2050.  Ardern, as quoted in The New Zealand Herald, stated that: “We’re protecting industry and protecting future generations from climate change. This is a responsible step, which provides certainty for businesses […]


149 Women And Children Rescued From Boko Haram

On Sunday, April 8, a Nigerian army spokesman announced that the military had rescued 149 people who were kidnapped by terrorist organization Boko Haram. The operation took place the day before, in a raid in the northeast region of the country. Colonel Onyeama Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director of Army Public […]


Israel Defends Use Of Deadly Force Against Palestinian Protesters

After a violent reaction to Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border, Israeli defence officials are rejecting calls by the international community for an independent inquiry. The demonstration, which was intended to be peaceful by those involved, became violent and resulted in Israeli Defense Forces firing at protesters and killing 16 […]