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Africa Nigeria

What the Decline of Boko Haram Can Teach Us About Daesh

(GPA) Abuja – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced Saturday that the last refuge of the African terrorist organization and Islamic State affiliate Boko Haram has fallen to Nigerian troops. The remnants of the terrorist organization were surrounded over the weekend in their final refuge, “camp zero” in the Sambisa forest in northern Nigeria. President Buhari […]

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Netanyahu Facing New Investigation for Fraud and Bribery

(GPA) Tel Aviv – The Israeli police claimed to have found new information in an ongoing secret inquiry into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s business dealings and at now asking the attorney general’s office to authorize a full investigation. The secret probe into Netanyahu began about nine months ago and revolved around accusations that the PM had […]

Middle East Saudi Arabia Syria Yemen

Saudi Ministry: Over 2,000 Citizens Fighting Abroad With Terror Groups

(GPA) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry has released a report of the number of their citizens fighting in jihadist groups in multiple conflict zones although a majority are in Syria. The report detailed a breakdown of 2,093 Saudi nationals believed to be fighting abroad with terrorist organizations. Of that total number there are 297 […]

Israel & Palestine Middle East

In Wake of UNSC Vote, Israel Approves Hundreds of New Settlements

(GPA) Tel Aviv – Following the vote on Friday by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) calling for a halt to further Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the Jerusalem Planning Committee has approved hundreds of new settlement homes in East Jerusalem. The Israeli government began approving new settlements over the weekend that were previously deemed […]

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Israel & Palestine Middle East

Breaking: UNSC Passes Resolution Calling for Halt of Israeli Settlements

(GPA) New York – In a surprising move, the United States today abstained from a vote in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on the legality of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory. With the passage of the measure introduced by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Senegal the Israeli settlements in Palestine are officially recognized as […]

Israel & Palestine Middle East

UN: Israeli Occupation is Biggest Roadblock in Palestinian Development

(GPA) New York – The United Nations Country team in Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) has released a report stating that the biggest hindrance to the economy of Palestine is the Israeli occupation. The 180 page report, titled “Leave No One Behind: A Perspective on Vulnerability and Structural Disadvantage in Palestine” details the constraints placed on […]