Arthur Jamo


About Arthur Jamo

Hailing from the "land of good people" aka Mozambique, I have always considered myself to be a citizen of the world. Trying to live up to that ideal is a challenge I don't intend on shirking from any time soon. When not writing articles for the Organization for World Peace, I tend to split my time through volunteer work, learning Spanish, ardently supporting Real Madrid and completing my degree in Political Science (concentration in International Relations).


Despite Re-Opening Of Salwa Border And Potential Thaw In Qatar-Saudi Relations, Much Work Still Needed

This past Thursday, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a royal directive, effectively re-opening his kingdom’s only land border crossing with Qatar, allowing citizens from that country to attend this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. The move comes following a meeting between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Qatar’s Sheikh Abdullah bin […]


Qatari Foreign Minister Calls On UN To Help Resolve Gulf Crisis

Qatar’s Foreign Minister publicly called on the UN to help resolve the ongoing Gulf crisis last Thursday and also accused Saudi Arabia of violating international law for blockading countries. This was discussed privately between Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The Qatari Foreign Minister appears to […]


US Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson To Fly To Kuwait In Bid To Diffuse Gulf Crisis

This past Thursday, it was announced that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will fly to Kuwait on Monday, as part of an ongoing international effort to de-escalate tensions between the Saudi-led quartet of blockading countries (namely Egypt, the UAE, and Bahrain) and economically and politically isolated Qatar. Kuwait, which […]


Saudis Capture Members Of Iranian Revolutionary Guard On Intercepted Boat

In a statement released Monday, Saudi Arabia’s information ministry claims that the Saudi Navy captured three members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from a boat, which was intercepted as it approached the Gulf monarchy’s offshore Marjan oilfield. The three are said to have been questioned last Friday by Saudi […]


Seventeen-Year-Old Protester Dies During Clashes In Venezuelan Capital

This past Wednesday, a 17-year-old protester was killed during clashes between anti-Maduro protesters and security forces in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. This takes the death toll from the country’s civil unrest to 70. There are contradicting accounts surrounding his death, though, with the government saying that a homemade mortar exploded […]


In Growing Diplomatic Row, Egypt And Allied Gulf States Sever Ties With Qatar

This past Sunday several Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE, severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, in what has quickly morphed into a full-blown diplomatic crisis, one whose consequences could be wide ranging in a region plagued by political instability. Qatar stands accused, by its neighbours, of causing […]


British Police Resume Intelligence Sharing With U.S. Security Agencies

Fewer than 24 hours after a ban on intelligence sharing with US security agencies, UK police have resumed bilateral cooperation. The ban, largely seen as a message to US law enforcement officials, came into force following a series of leaks, by US officials to local newspapers, relating to the Manchester […]