Sabrina Khattab

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Ready To Assist Russia In Navalny Case

Chemical weapons watchdog ready to assist Russia in Navalny case. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was asked by Russia to assist with the alleged murder attempt of Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition figure. According to Reuters, Alexei Navalny was said to have been poisoned by a […]

German Police Arrest 300 As Far Right Protestors Storm Parliament

German police arrested 300 far-right protesters earlier this month. According to a BBC report, around 38,000 people had participated in a widespread protest in Berlin. While they were mostly peaceful, they were later joined by several hundred, many of which were affiliated with the far-right movement. Far-right protesters, among the […]

Seven Papuan Men Found Guilty Of Treason For Anti-Racism Protests

The Balikpapan district court in Indonesia found seven Papuan men guilty of treason. The seven men prosecuted are part of the “Balikpapan Seven” group of West Papuan activists and university students who were arrested last August. They were found guilty for their involvement in anti-racism protests that erupted as a […]

U.S. To Deploy Troops To Saudi Arabia Among High Tensions In The Gulf

The United States has authorized the deployment of troops to Saudi Arabia among high tensions in the Gulf. According to Al Jazeera, the Pentagon has stated that the move would provide an additional deterrent in the face of emergent, credible threats in the region. The decision was prompted by increased […]

Russia Officially Suspends Arms Control Deal with U.S

Russia has suspended its Arms Control Deal with the United States after the U.S. announced its withdrawal due to Russian violations. According to Reuters, the U.S. notified Russia of its plans to withdraw from the treaty within 6 months unless Russia decides to return into compliance with treaty agreements. Back […]

Argentina Pressed To Probe Saudi Prince For War Crimes

The Human Rights Watch has asked Argentina to investigate Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the war crimes in Yemen and for the murder of Turkish journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to Al Jazeera, Argentina’s constitution grants universal jurisdiction for war crimes and torture. Thus, they can have their judicial authorities […]

Opposition Figures In Bahrain Given Life Sentences For Alleged Spying

On Sunday November 4th, Bahrain sentenced three senior members of an opposition movement, Al-Wefaq, to life in prison for alleged cooperation with Qatar. According to Al Jazeera, the head of Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman, and his fellow group members Sheikh Hassan Sultan and Ali al-Aswad were said to be working […]

Uganda And Rwanda Warned About Spread Of Ebola From DRC

Ebola could spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda and Rwanda. According to Reuters, the rate of Ebola cases has more than doubled since September after rebel violence in northeastern DRC caused response efforts to be briefly suspended, health officials said. The disease is believed to have infected 194 […]

Suicide Bomber Attacks Afghan Election Rally Killing 13 People

A suicide bomber detonated his explosive at an election rally in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and wounding over 30, officials said, warning that the toll was likely to climb. According to Al-Jazeera, provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said the attack happened at […]

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Vows To Avenge Ahvaz Attack

The leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has vowed “revenge” on the U.S. over the recent Ahvaz terror attack. According to Al-Jazeera, the attack took place during the annual military parade held in Ahvaz. It killed 29 people and injured 70 more, with both military personnel and civilians among the casualties. […]

Sweden Faces Hung Parliament as Far Right Movement Gains Group

Sweden’s far-right party, the Sweden Democrats, gained nearly 18 percent of votes in general election. Thus making the Sweden Democrats, an anti-immigration nationalist party, the second largest in parliament. According to The Irish Times, the Social Democrats, Sweden’s once dominated party fell to 28.4 percent, its lowest level of support […]