Iran Air Crash: A Heavy Price To Conflicts Between The U.S. and Iran

After a booming crash, PS752, a passenger plane of Ukraine International Airliners, fixed its flight forever on January 8, together with 176 innocent souls, including newlyweds, families of four, foreign students, and gentle crew. Three days later, under the pressure of clear evidence, General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the […]

Iran Admits To Shooting Down Airplane Killing 176 People

Iran has admitted to shooting down a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 carrying 176 people near Tehran this week. The attack took place amid the escalating tensions between Iran and the United States that took both countries to the brink of war. The plane crashed just hours after the Islamic […]

Why Is Jakarta Sinking?

Flooding in the city of Jakarta has taken 66 lives, with two people still missing as of the 6th of January. The city has been hit by some of the hardest rainfall in years, resulting in flash flooding and landslides. Home to over 30 million people, the floods have caused […]

Yemen War Rages On As 80 Yemeni Soldiers Are Killed In Missile Attack

More than 80 soldiers have been killed in a missile and drone attack which took place on a mosque based in a military camp in Marib on Saturday. According to a medical source at a Marib city hospital, at least 83 soldiers were killed in the strike. The attack took […]

Iran – The Hot War

The recent actions of American president Donald Trump have left the relations between the U.S. and Iran in turmoil. Their relationship hit its breaking point after the successful American-led assassination of  Iranian Military Commander Qassem Soleimani. This resulted from the inflated state of tension between the two nations. This can […]

Volatile U.S.-Iran Relations Spark Fears Of Tumultuous Oil Prices

Historically, global oil prices have been connected to conflict in the Middle East, with open access to the Strait of Hormuz as a key determinant. The Strait is a body of water connecting the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea, serving as the only passage […]

The Fallout From The Qassem Soleimani Assassination

On 3 January 2020, the head of Iran’s military, Qassem Soleimani, was assassinated by a United States drone strike. Soleimani was a prominent figure among the Islamic Republic, with tens of thousands taking to the streets to mourn his death. Soleimani was targeted for alleged plots he had planned toward […]

Pakistani Court Reverses Musharraf’s Death Sentence, Guilty Verdict

On Monday, a high court in Pakistan reversed a guilty verdict and death sentence for former leader Pervez Musharraf on charges of treason, ruling the court’s formation unconstitutional. This special court sentenced Musharraf, who is currently seeking medical treatment in Dubai, to death in December on charges of treason resulting […]

Erdogan: Turkish Soldiers Gradually Being Deployed to Libya

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Turkish soldiers to be gradually deployed to Libya. Turkish military units will begin moving into Libya to support the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, one of the two opposing governments in the country. This decision came after Turkey received a request […]

Taiwan’s General Elections: A Battle For Sovereignty?

On 11 January 2020, Taiwanese voters headed to the ballot box to vote on who was to be their newest president. Incumbent Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was pitted against Han Kuo-yu of the Kuomintang (KMT) with Tsai winning office for a second term. Tsai garnered 57% […]