The Israel-UAE Peace Agreement is not only the result of a sudden recognition of the similarities between the two nations but also a realisation of the mutual threat of Iran, writes George Wright.
Category Archives: Middle East
Why Trump isn’t talking Turkey: His Largest Foreign Policy Blunder
Ilija Dokmanovic highlights Trump’s recent foreign policy blunder, and US relations within the Middle East
The US Exception: A Policy of Deny and Ignore-How the US has managed to turn a blind eye to blatant human rights abuses
By Sophie Minter For years the US-Saudi relationship has been an irritating itch, one that is not understandable and blatantly one sided, but what the recent assassination of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi shows is that this relationship will endure reflecting one of those cringey bromance scenes where it is obvious that one of the twoContinue reading “The US Exception: A Policy of Deny and Ignore-How the US has managed to turn a blind eye to blatant human rights abuses”
What now for Syria?
By Theo Larue Nearly 7 years have elapsed since the Syrian Civil War began. 7 years during which half a million people found their untimely death, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. To this horrific number must be added the 7 million Syrians that are currently internally displaced, and the 5 million SyriansContinue reading “What now for Syria?”
Yemen: Caught in the Crossfire?
By Sophie Minter After nearly 1,000 days of conflict, the crisis in Yemen has resulted in one of the largest hunger crises in human history, claiming an unprecedented number of lives, and made worse by a cholera outbreak. Now, 27 million people, equal to over 1/3 of the population of Britain are in urgent needContinue reading “Yemen: Caught in the Crossfire?”
A Step Backwards for a Regime or a Step Towards Equality?
By Sophie Minter Nearly 17 decades have passed since the women’s rights movement started in Seneca Falls, New York. Over those decades it is evolved into the intersectional feminist movement many people are familiar with now, championing issues that women and minorities face globally.
The Week in Summary – 25th September to 1st October 2017
Russian Israelites, Are They Voting “Right”?
By Yury Polyakov The voting patterns among the Russian-speaking people in Israel. Part 1. The Russian Speaking Israeli people have voted differently in all Israeli General Elections. The primary reason for several switches from one side to another was that the Russian speakers were vulnerable to propaganda. Not all Russian Speakers are ethnic Jews becauseContinue reading “Russian Israelites, Are They Voting “Right”?”
In the blind-eye of the media; the role of women in the Syrian Civil War
By Lola Scurlock According to the UN, International Women’s Day is a global event to acknowledge progress made in women’s rights, to advocate for change and to proclaim the role of common women in altering the history of their nations and communities through acts of courage and determination. On the 8th of March, we willContinue reading “In the blind-eye of the media; the role of women in the Syrian Civil War”
Exploitation of Refugees Left, Right, and Centre
By Mariam Tuma Since the “beginning” of the European Refugee Crisis, a term problematic in its own right, we have been bombarded with mass media campaigns trying to propagate a particular narrative on the issue. The construction of loaded terminology evoking particular emotions, ideologies, and reactions has characterised the very foundation of reporting on theContinue reading “Exploitation of Refugees Left, Right, and Centre”