Daily Archives: July 11, 2018

Great March Of Return – Protest And Gunfire Every Friday

The death toll in the Palestinian Great March of Return continues to rise, as Israeli soldiers open fire on peaceful Palestinian protesters. The protest rally held on the Gaza strip on Friday, June 29th, resulted in 176 people injured by gunfire and 2 people killed, adding to the death toll […]

Unaccompanied Migrant Children Denied Welfare In Paris

More than 200 unaccompanied migrant children are homeless and sleep on the streets every night in Paris, this is according to a report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) on July 4. The report, “Like a Lottery: Arbitrary Treatment of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Paris,” found that children are denied protection, food, shelter and […]

Iran Vows To Thwart US Efforts To Block Its Oil Exports

The administration President Donald Trump has threatened to impose sanctions on Iran’s business partners if they do not cut their oil imports from Iran to nothing by a November 4th deadline. This move comes over two months after President Trump announced he would be pulling out of the Iran Nuclear […]

Ceasefire Agreement In South-West Syria After 330,000 Displaced

With almost three weeks since the beginning of a Russia-backed government assault on opposition forces in Syria’s southwest province of Deraa, Russia and Syrian rebel groups have finally reached a ceasefire agreement after days of tense negotiations. Under the agreement, rebel forces will surrender heavy weapons, and in exchange, the […]

Impact Of Migrant Deal Uncertain

Following months of political squabbling, European leaders have reached a controversial agreement on Europe-bound migration and refugee flows. The measures were agreed to on June 27, in Brussels, as part of a wider summit on vital issues affecting the European Union. Topping the summit’s agenda was the question of migration […]

Ceasefire Deal Reached In Southern Syria

On Friday, a ceasefire deal was reached between Russian negotiators and rebel forces in Syria, putting a temporary halt to the violence in the Southern region of the country. Under the deal, rebels agreed to give up their heavy arms in exchange for the Syrian military withdrawing from four villages […]

Argentina One Step Closer To Abortion Legalization

After 22 hours of debate and with a vote of 129-125, the Lower House of the Argentine Congress has voted in favor for a bill that would permit abortions within the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Currently, except for in instances of rape or when the mother’s health is jeopardized, […]