Sexual Violence Sexual violence is an effective weapon of war. Not only does it brutalize and destroy the lives of its victims, but it creates a suffocating climate of fear that silences dissent. Modern warfare is inextricably linked to gender inequality, a fact too often overlooked by leaders charged with bringing an end to conflict.
Human Rights U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, and Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, agreed at a meeting in Singapore on Friday to work on resolving a number of disputes that have disrupted the two countries’ relationship recently.
Turkish Economy On August 13, Turkey’s central bank promised that it would “take all necessary measures” to stabilize its economy, starting with providing its banks liquidity in the face of the collapsing Turkish currency, the lira.
Egypt’s Rabaa Five years later, little has been done to redress the killings, and recent events in Egypt further illustrate the injustices that have been perpetrated against the protesters at Rabaa Square.
Justice A Cairo Criminal Court sentenced 75 people to death on July 28, 2018, for various crimes associated with their clash with security forces during an “illegal” protest to the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi.
War in Syria The SDC and Syrian regime agreed to form negotiating committees to address various aspects of the conflict and try to put an end to the seven-year conflict that has “exhausted the people and Syrian society.”
Corruption Popular demonstrations have rocked many Iraqi districts since July 8. Protestors have decried the delicate social conditions under which the majority of Iraqis live. The immediate demands are to counter unemployment and the lack of some basic socia...
Migration Upwards of 800 sub-Saharan African migrants stormed the border fences between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta early Thursday morning. Ceuta’s Guardia Civil reported that more than 400 were successful in setting foot on Spanish soil, thus e...
Western Sahara The fisheries agreement, which has existed since 2007, allows European ships to fish in Moroccan territorial waters in the Atlantic Ocean in exchange for $47.6 million in fees.
Headlines For many years, power cuts have been an inevitable part of daily life in Egypt, especially in the hot summer months.