Daily Archives: July 20, 2020

The Easing Of Anti-Islamist Laws In Sudan: The Start Of Something New?

Large groups of pro-Sharia supporters have taken to Khartoum, Sudan’s capital, to protest recent governmental reforms they deem as “anti-Islamist.” Such reforms include allowing non-Muslims, who make up an estimated 3% in Sudan, to consume alcohol, scrapping the apostasy law and public flogging. The reforms come after the religiously conservative […]

Washington’s NFL Team To Finally Remove ‘Redskins’ As Official Mascot Name

Social transformation has unfolded in all corners of the United States in the wake of the tragic murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many other African Americans as a result of racially motivated violence and police brutality. Policy changes including choke hold bans have been introduced in several […]

German State Leaders Urge American Congressmen to Block Troop Withdrawal from Germany

Four German state leaders have written a letter to American congressmen in an attempt to block American-troop withdrawal from Germany. In June, President Trump made plans to pull 9,500 troops from Germany, likely due to his frustration with Germany’s trade surplus as well as Berlin’s failure to meet NATO’s commitments […]

Turkey Finds A Ceasefire In Libya Increasingly Unlikely As Haftar Continues His Assault On Tripoli

Since the death of Qaddafi in 2011 Libya has been a wasteland of tribal warfare, all vying for control of the country’s government and their vast oil reserves. The internationally recognized government also known as the Government of National Accord (GNA) have been particularly at odds with Khalifa Haftar and […]

China Retaliates To The U.S Sanctions Over The Treatment Of Ethnic Minorities In Xinjiang

The Chinese government has slapped sanctions on top U.S officials in retaliation to Washington placing its own sanctions on Chinese officials over the treatment of ethnic minorities, primarily the Uyghur population, in the Xinjiang region of North-West China. U.S senators and lawmakers, including Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, as well […]