Day: November 16, 2021

U.S. Concerns over UAE Foreign Minister’s Meeting with Assad

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has met with the UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed in Damascus on Tuesday, raising serious concerns in the United States. This meeting signals improving ties between Syria’s brutal dictator and the U.S.- allied state. Efforts by the UAE to rehabilitate Syria and its leader

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Iran Seeks Reassurance that U.S. Will Not Ditch Nuclear Deal

On Monday, November 8th, Iran stated that the United States should guarantee its adherence to Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal if it shall be revived. The United States had previously abandoned the Iran Nuclear Deal under former president Donald Trump. The deals were settled upon after a grueling two years of

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Russia Signs Contract with China to Develop New Heavy Helicopter

State-owned Russian Helicopters announced on Monday that the company has signed an agreement to develop a multipurpose heavy helicopter. Russia will contribute parts for the aircraft, including the transmission, steering screw, and anti-icing system, according to a transcript on the Kremlin website. Reuters has dubbed the contract “a sign of

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Conflict in Yemen: Continuing Humanitarian Disaster

Still surging from its beginning in 2015, the conflict in Yemen between the armed Houthis and the Saudi-led coalition shows no signs of ending. It has now become the worst manmade disaster in the world. The conflict has led to the death of approximately 230,000 Yemenis, including over 20,000 civilians.

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