Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Conflict And Crisis In Yemen

Yemeni health officials have reported that on Wednesday November 1 an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition killed 25 civilians on a busy Northern Yemen street. The coalition is currently attempting to influence outcomes of the Yemeni Civil War, and before the incident had already been included on a United Nations […]

Relatives Of Human Rights Activist Arrested In Bahrain

Three relatives of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, the Director of Advocacy of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, were arrested and sentenced to three years of prison time on October 30th. The charges against them included allegedly planting “fake bombs” “with the intention of spreading fear and terror”.  This is […]

COP 23 – An insight Into The Paris Agreement One Year Later

On the 6 November 2017, nations worldwide will attend the Bonn Conference in Germany to discuss climate action and to reinforce their promises under the Paris Agreement. One year after the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the Bonn Conference signifies an opportunity for nations to review climate related goals for the […]

IAEA Chief Visits Tehran Amid Growing Pressure On Iranian Nuclear Agreement

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during his visit to Tehran on 29 October 2017. This visit comes amid increased scrutiny and criticism of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the ‘Iran Deal’, signed […]