Day: October 25, 2020

Sudanese Floods 2020

Climate Change has held captive yet another country this year. This time it is the country of Sudan, in East Africa that has seen record levels of rainfall, caused flooding in the Nile river and its tributaries. According to Washington Post, this has been the worst flooding in at least

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U.S. Says ‘Quad’ Nations Ready To Work With Others For A Free, Open Indo-Pacific

Earlier this week, the U.S. State Department acknowledged an informal meeting held between the U.S., India, Australia, and Japan to discuss curbing and regulating China’s growing regional influence. These countries, collectively known as the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or ‘the Quad’ for short, have committed to increasing their role in maritime

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Palestinian Hunger Striker ‘On The Verge Of Death’

A Palestinian man, who has been on hunger strike for over 80 days, is “on the verge of death” according to Israel-based human rights group B’Tselem. The 49-year-old father of six, Maher Al-Akhras, began the strike to protest his arrest and “administrative detention” by Israeli forces in July. Israel has

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Israel And Lebanon In Talks About Disputed Sea Border

Israel and Lebanon began talks on Wednesday to settle a dispute over their maritime border with regard to access to the resource-rich Mediterranean Sea. Both nations are technically under a formal state of war, but have remained at a cease-fire since 2006. The first round of talks took place in

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