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Former Israel Minister Of Energy And Infrastructure Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison 1

On Tuesday, February 26th: Former Israeli Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Gonen Segev was sentenced to 11 years in prison after admitting to spying for Iran in January. According to Al Jazeera, he pled guilty to intentionally sharing information to an enemy nation with the intent to harm Israel. Segev, […]


Trump Administration Plans To End Global Criminalization Of Homosexuality

Last week, the Trump administration announced their plans for a global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality in many nations where homosexuality is deemed illegal, U.S. officials told NBC News. Leading the effort is Richard Grenell, the U.S. Ambassador to Germany and most distinguished openly gay person in the […]


Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s Struggle Continues In Prison 1

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual citizen, is set to go on hunger strike after spending 2 years in a Tehran Jail after being denied access to basic healthcare rights. Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained in Iran since April 2016 for “allegedly plotting to topple the Iranian Government,” and sentenced to five […]


‘Sanctions Are Coming’ – Trump’s Economic Hardship On Civilians In Return For (In)Stability?

‘Sanctions are Coming’ – the words printed on a Game of Thrones styled poster at Trump’s recent cabinet meeting. Trump had utilized this reference to the popular TV series before, notably when the U.S. pulled out of what Trump referred to as the “stupid deal.” Trump was referring to the […]


Iran to Continue Nuclear Missile Testing Despite United States Sanctions

Despite American sanctions on Iran, the Middle Eastern government has declared that it will continue to run nuclear missile weapons testing. Recently, the country has made several attempts at strengthening its military. Considering the global community’s concerns about the instability of the Middle Eastern region as well as fears about […]


UN Atomic Watchdog Reports That Iran Continues To Abide By 2015 Nuclear Deal Despite U.S. Sanctions

On November 22nd, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Iran continues to follow the nuclear deal they signed with the United States, China, Russia, United Kingdom, France, Germany and the European Union in 2015. The deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), required Iran to […]