Author: Hannah Barter-Konecny

Iran Violates UN Security Council Resolutions

On Tuesday last week, Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels were found to have fired a ballistic missile provided by Iran, which targeted the royal palace in the Saudi capital of Riyadh. By providing the Houthis with arms, Iran has severely violated UN Security Council resolutions that prohibit the Islamic Republic from

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Israel Is Preparing To Deport Refugees Against Their Will

Last week, Israel has announced that it is willing to pay Rwanda $5000 for every refugee relocated to its country. This declaration has come after Israel’s plan to close the Holot detention centre for African Migrants which is home to thousands of refugees, early next year. The Rwandan Foreign Affairs

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Israel-Africa Summit Cancelled As A Result Of Rising Political Unrest

The Israel-Africa Summit, scheduled to be held this October in Togo, has been postponed due to rising unrest in the country. President Gnassingbé Eyadéma’s recent regimes have been received with overwhelming dissatisfaction by the public, with mass protests resulting in Togo being an unstable city to host the Summit. In addition,

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ISIL’s Dier Ezzor Siege Is Finally Broken After Three Years

On Tuesday, September 5th, the Syrian army, backed by allied fighters and Russia, broke ISIL’s siege on the largest eastern city of Dier Ezzor. A Russian cruise missile struck a fortified area, freeing tens of thousands of civilians who have been trapped in ISIS’s siege for nearly three years. The

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Maltese Government Denies ‘Defend Europe’ Boat From Entering Its Shores

A C-star vessel operated by far-right activists, under the name of Defend Europe, was denied port access by the Maltese government. Defend Europe is an organization comprised of members of the Identitarian Movement, a Europe-wide association of activists who stand for the preservation of national identity and strongly oppose refugees from seeking asylum

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