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United Nations Claims Attack On Yemen Camp Could Derail Peace Efforts

On Saturday evening, a missile struck a mosque in a military training camp in Marib, Yemen. The al-Estiqbal military training camp is within Marib, which, according to Reuters, is “held by the internationally-recognized government of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi.” The attack killed 79 people as well as wounding 81 […]


Lebanon’s Problems Need An International Solution

Violence between anti-government protestors and Lebanon’s riot police has erupted across the country this past week. The cause of protests is rooted in an issue being covered broadly in the news elsewhere: wildfires. The government of Lebanon implemented reforms to tax WhatsApp users in order to fund disaster relief for […]


The Hot War In Iran – Implications For International Relations

The recent actions of United States President Donald Trump have left the relations between the U.S. and Iran in turmoil. Their relationship hit its breaking point after the successful U.S.-led assassination of Iranian Military Commander Qassem Soleimani, as a result of the inflated state of tension between the two nations. […]


The Hot War: What Does The Conflict Between Iran And The U.S. Mean For International Relations?

Less than five years after former U.S. President Barack Obama declared that “Every pathway to a nuclear weapon [in Iran] is cut off,” Iran’s path to nuclear weapons is being paved again. In turn, the bridges built between Europe and Iran – on the back of the Joint Comprehensive Protective […]


Terror Attack In Kenya Leaves Three Dead

Three Americans were killed recently in a 5 January attack on Camp Simba in Kenya. Responsibility was claimed by the Islamic Fundamentalist group Al-Shabaab, who have intensified their efforts over the past few months. Just a week prior, they conducted a car bombing in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu that […]


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 […]


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 […]