Daily Archives: November 19, 2020

Ethiopian Prime Minister Declares State Of Emergency After ‘Attack’ By Tigrayan Forces On Military Base

Ethiopian Prime Minister (PM) Abiy Ahmed has declared a state of emergency in the region of Tigray and  has accused the opposition-ruled region of attacking and stealing from military bases and assets. Ahmed made a statement declaring that the activities in the region of Tigray are threatening the order of […]

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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 […]

Bangladesh Islamist Group Erupts In Protest Of Macron And French State After Paty Murder

Macron’s defense of free speech after the murder of French teacher Samuel Paty, 47, has led to an explosion of protests in Muslim countries, primarily Bangladesh. Paty was beheaded by an 18-year-old man with a Chechen background, Abdoulakh A, after he showed cartoon caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad to students. […]

French Forces Neutralized Over 50 Jihadists In Mali, Says Defence Minister

The French government is claiming credit for taking out over 50 terrorists in Mali with ties to Al-Qaeda. The attack occurred near the borders Mali shares with Niger and Burkina Faso. A drone detected a motorcycle caravan moving towards a military base. Although the caravan split up and tried to […]

UAE Announces Changes In Islamic Law To Broaden Personal Freedoms

On Saturday, November 7th, the United Arab Emirates, a federation of seven Emirates, announced the overhaul of Islamic laws in the effort to modernize society to attract tourists and boost the economy. A number of measures have been implemented by the UAE government and is widely reflective of the social […]

“I Have To Fight For My Future” – Pro-Democracy Protests Continue In Thailand

Protests in Thailand began this year, in late February, in response to the banning of Future Forward Party (FFP) over allegations that it tried to overthrow the monarchy. Shortly after its formation, the FFP won the third most seats in the March 2019 election, on a promise to rewrite the […]

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 […]