Day: November 19, 2020

What Does A Biden Presidency Mean For Foreign Policy?

After a drawn-out election process, Joseph Biden Jr. was announced as the winner of the presidential election and will be sworn into office on January 20, 2021. This election was watched around the world and is record-breaking in voter participation. However, what does this mean for the international audience? Before

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Palestinian Hunger Striker Agrees To End Protest

Maher al-Akhras, a Palestinian man who has been on hunger strike since his arrest by Israeli forces in July 2020, has agreed to end his protest after receiving assurances from Israeli authorities that his detention would not be extended, The Guardian reports. Al-Akhras, who refused to eat for 103 days

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One Year On: Anti-Government Protests Continue In Iraq

Following the one-year anniversary of anti-government protests in Iraq, protesters returned to the streets calling for transparent elections, youth employment, and an end to government corruption and foreign interference. Like in 2019, the main demonstrations took place on 1 October and 25 October, with Baghdad’s Tahrir Square at the epicentre

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