Author: Alexander Del Greco

Protests Halt Production At Nassiriya Oil Refinery In Iraq

Production has been halted at Iraq’s Nassiriya Oil Refinery, where dozens of protesters have congregated at the entrance for five days in a row. Demanding jobs, they show little sign of letting up. According to Reuters, the demonstrators are made up of over 200 unemployed university graduates, who staged a

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EU Launches Legal Case with UK over Northern Ireland

The European Union launched a legal case on Monday against the United Kingdom over their trade protocol on Northern Ireland. The case marks yet another saga in the U.K.’s seemingly never-ending departure from Europe, as the two sides grapple with one another over trade and border regulations. British-European haggling over

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Mumbai Power Outage Could Have Been Cyber Attack

A recent power outage in Mumbai was speculated by Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Rout and the New York Times to have been the result of a cyber attack. The October 2020 outage caused a crisis in Mumbai hospitals, where COVID-19 was at its peak, prompting allegations that deliberate action from

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Qatar And U.A.E. Delegations Meet For First Time Since 2017

Top officials of the United Arab Emirates and Qatar have met for the first time in over three years, according to reporting of Al Jazeera. The meeting follows last month’s al-Ula declaration, in which the U.A.E. (in addition to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt) agreed to end the severance of

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