Daily Archives: July 31, 2018

Ethiopia-Eritrea Peace Declaration May Destroy Decades Of Animosity

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki have signed a historic peace agreement that has the potential to drastically shift the political landscape of the region. This declaration closes a chapter of violence that has persisted since Eritrea originally gained independence. The tension began in 1993 when […]

Iran Environmental Crisis: Four Killed In Violent Protests After 230 Poisoned 1

Thousands of people took to the streets on Saturday, July 7, protesting severe water shortages in the Bushehr province of Iran. Protesters were furious about “inefficiency” and “incompetence” and called on authorities to step in and solve the problem, Iran’s Radio Farda reported. Just one week before, four were killed […]

Trump Says He Would “Certainly Meet” Iranian Counterpart Hassan Rouhani

U.S. President Donald Trump made a rather surprising move on Monday by offering to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani. The spontaneous offer came during a White House news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, in which President Trump said he would “certainly meet” with his Iranian counterpart “anytime they […]