Daily Archives: February 10, 2019

Arrests Made After Al Jazeera Investigation Into French Far Right

Across France, the the far-right group Generation Identity (GI) has stirred unrest and hatred, with their violent sentiments recently having manifested in an attack on a young woman in Lille, France. An undercover reporter for Al Jazeera’s investigative unit filmed the assault, in which three men are shown to have […]

Chadian Military Apprehends Column Of Rebels Near Libyan Border

On February 9th, 2019, the Chadian military released a statement indicating that they had captured more than 250 rebels, including some top leaders. This capture was part of an operation against a convoy of militants trying to cross into Chad from Libya. This operation has also included French assistance in […]

African Union Summit: Region’s Leaders Tackle Refugee Crisis

The 32nd African Union (AU) summit kicked off on Thursday last week in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. According to the African Union website, 2019 is “the year of refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons.” Leaders from the 55 member states will gather to find sustainable solutions to forced displacement in […]

Islamic State: The Final Battle?

US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began an assault against the last remaining Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Saturday. It is hoped that this strike will be successful in wiping the remaining vestige of the Islamic State (IS) Caliphate within the SDF’s area of operations. This news comes as […]