Daily Archives: December 23, 2017


South Sudan’s Warring Parties Sign Ceasefire Agreement

The factions involved in the South Sudanese conflict signed a ceasefire deal on Thursday in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, in the most recent effort to end the country’s now four-year civil war. The agreement, expected to go into effect early on December 24th, serves as an attempt to recover the […]


Does The General Assembly Rejection Of Trump’s Jerusalem Move Signal The End Of US Dominance?

On Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly voted on a resolution that was co-sponsored by Turkey and Yemen, condemning US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In the emergency session, 128 countries voted in favour of the non-binding resolution, 9 voted against the resolution and 35 abstained from the vote. […]


Calls For Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman To Be Sanctioned

Human Rights Watch has encouraged the United Nations (UN) to place sanctions on Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over severe and immense human rights abuses in the Riyadh-led coalition’s war on Yemen. In an op-ed published in the Washington Post on Tuesday, the Human Rights Watch’s Deputy UN […]