Tag: War

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Fire continues to be exchanged between Israel and Palestine

Israel and Palestine see violence re-erupting, as a rocket launched from Gaza prompted Israel to carry out its first airstrike on the region in months. This happened just as tensions and continued Israeli presence around the Palestinian Al-Aqsa mosque complex in Jerusalem exploded.  The arrival of the riot police during Ramadan during the last two…

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Ukrainian UEA student Oleksii Burov: “It’s not Ukraine’s fault, it’s not the West’s fault, it’s Putin’s fault”

“My parents left Kyiv on the second day of the invasion. They escaped to my father’s workplace where he treats wounded soldiers… They don’t go away, they don’t run away. They stand… This is Putin’s fault.” Oleksii Burov is a 22-year-old UEA student in his third year of studying International Relations and Politics. Hailing from…

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Confusion over black boxes in Iran

Iranian forces recently admitted to ‘unintentionally’ shooting down a Ukraine International Airlines flight from Tehran, killing all 179 passengers. But still, few are aware of the exact location of the aircraft’s black box, causing fresh concern. Canadian President Justin Trudeau has promised ‘justice’ for the victim’s families, insisting the black box be sent to France,…

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‘It’s a shame and it’s infuriating’

In the wake of the announcement that ISIS had been defeated, the US withdrew troops from Syria, with an understanding that there wouldn’t be fighting between the Kurds and Turkey. However, President Erdogan took the opportunity to launch an invasion into Northern Syria and push back the US-backed Kurdish fighters. As a result, Trump sent…

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