Author: Juliet Lancey

The Uphill Climb: New Somali President Faced With Al-Shabaab

On Monday, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will formally assume his role as Somalia’s leader after winning last week’s presidential election. Co-founder of Somalia’s largest university and former aid worker, Mohamud is the leader of the socially conservative Head of Union for Peace and Development Party and was chosen through three rounds

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Iran Removes Cameras From Nuclear Sites, says IAEA 

Iran announced to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it would be removing 27 cameras from nuclear facilities. Director-General of the IAEA, Rafael Grossi, said he was informed that the cameras, installed in 2003 after Iran’s secret nuclear sites were exposed, were to be taken down on June 8th.

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Tunisian Judges Announce Strike In Protest Of President’s Purge

In Tunisia, judges will begin a sit-in protest on Monday after voting unanimously to suspend work in all courts, reported Reuters. This strike comes in response to President Kais Saied’s recent dismissal of 57 judges on accusations of corruption and protection of terrorists, his latest move to tighten his grip

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