Daily Archives: November 29, 2018

No End In Sight For Blockade Against Qatar

Over a year since the implementation of official sanctions on Qatar, Egypt and Saudi Arabia have released statements reaffirming their support for the ongoing blockage. Released on Tuesday, November 27th, the statement emphasized that the two states would not be altering their stances towards Qatar. Saudi Arabia and Egypt are […]

Hamas Celebrates Lieberman Resignation As A ‘Political Victory’

The resignation of Israel’s Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, on Wednesday, November 14th has been regarded primarily by Hamas as a ‘political victory’ for Gaza amidst Palestinian resistance efforts to continued Israeli occupation. According to Aljazeera, Lieberman’s abdication of his post in Tel Aviv was directly in response to the cease-fire […]

Ukraine Imposes Martial Law As Tensions With Russia Heighten

Amid heightened tensions between neighbouring Ukraine and Russia, Ukraine’s parliament voted on Monday night to impose martial law following Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships over the weekend. Following what the U.S. referred to as “unlawful conduct,” the United Nations called an emergency session just before Ukraine’s lower house of […]