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US, UK And France Carried Out An Air Strike In Syria

The Syrian government is frequently accused of the production and use of chemical weapons since the start of protests in 2011. The suspected use of chemical weapons is one of the serious issues that have attracted the interest of major powers in deeply divided corners. The Western powers, led by […]


Anti-India Tension Persists And Clashes Erupt In Kashmir

Violent clashes erupted between student demonstrators and Indian police on Thursday in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir. In South Kashmir’s Shopian district, students were protesting against the recent killings of 20 people, including separatist fighters and civilians by government troops. Tension has persisted since the start of April as the Kashmiris have […]


Hydropolitics Sinks To New Depths In The Heart Of The Middle East

Within the Middle East, equal access to the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, and their tributaries in Iran, is now more important than ever. The breakdown of water access in this region is inherently related to the origins of these rivers. After Turkey and Iran take their share, fair or otherwise, […]


Houthis Fire Missiles Into Saudi Territory

On Sunday, 25 March, the Houthi rebels, who control a significant swath of Yemeni territory, including the capital Sana’a, launched missile attacks against air and military bases in the southern Saudi Arabian cities of Najran, Jizan and Abha. The following seven missiles also reached the airspace of Riyadh, the capital of […]


Humanitarian Crisis In Eastern Ghouta

Following the UN Security Council’s unanimous decision on February 24th to implement a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, so as to bring in much needed humanitarian aid, air strikes have continued to plague rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, killing 600 civilians and forcing many to flee. The 30-day ceasefire comes in the form […]


Assad Regime Refuses Ceasefire As Humanitarian Crisis Worsens

Syria’s Assad regime refuses ceasefire as the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta worsens. On Sunday, March 4, President Assad announced he will continue his military offensive against rebel-held enclave, Eastern Ghouta, despite the United Nations’ accusations it is causing an exasperating humanitarian crisis. President Assad justifies his military offensive by […]


Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Citing Iran Arms Embargo Violation

On Monday, February 26, Russia vetoed a United Nations (UN) resolution citing Iran for an arms embargo violation. The British-drafted resolution was based on a UN report that targeted Iran for funnelling weapons and missiles into war-torn Yemen. The draft exposed Iran’s violation of a 2015 arms embargo on Yemen, […]