Africa


Police Use Tear Gas On Protesters During The ‘Million-Man March’ In Morocco

On Thursday July 20, Moroccan riot police in al-Hoceima fired tear gas and stones onto oncoming protesters who were marching against continued state neglect and police violence. 83 police officers and protesters were injured in the resulting clashes. The protest, which was banned by the government earlier that week, occurred on […]


Potential Game Changer In Syria: Trump Abandons Failed CIA Program

President Donald Trump appears to be charting a coherent executive foreign policy that is the prerogative of every incumbent president, despite widespread opposition by the mainstream media, Congress, the Republican and Democratic establishments, and U.S. intelligence agencies, which have been at odds with President Trump since he proposed pragmatic cooperation […]


United Arab Emirates Denies Washington Post Report On Hacking Of Qatar News Agency

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has denied The Washington Post’s report that claims it was behind the hacking of the state-run Qatar News Agency in May, which has resulted in one of the worst diplomatic crises for the Arab Gulf in decades. In May, Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad […]


Escalating Violence In The Central African Republic Undermines UN Efforts

Violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) is threatening to spiral into a crisis, following months of escalating violence. Former members of disbanded rival Christian and Muslim militias, the anti-Balaka and the Seleka respectively, have formed ‘self-defense groups’ and have renewed fighting despite a series of peace agreements being signed. […]


Will President Muhammadu Buhari’s Illness Bring Instability To Nigeria?

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to London for a second time to receive treatment while, back home in Nigeria, concerns are being raised over his fitness for office. The details of his illness remain undisclosed and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has taken up the mantle in his absence, chairing meetings […]