Reports of the capture by the Iraqi forces of the alleged leader of ISIS have come at a very important time for new Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi. Mr. Al-Kadhimi has made the fight against the remnants of ISIS in Iraq one of his government’s main priorities.
The objective of the Israeli government regarding the annexation of territory in the West Bank has never been in doubt. Emboldened by the US president’s tacit approval as outlined in the US government’s ‘Deal of the Century’, Mr. Netanyahu has decided to speed up the annexation process.
The events of the last few days, and indeed weeks, in Libya continue to underscore the complicated and multifaceted nature of the security challenge in the country. The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Gen.
The collapse of oil prices has increased the pressure on the regional economies, many of which were already reeling from domestic instability and the global health pandemic.
Last week’s announcement by the Southern Transitional Council (STC) that they would no longer cooperate with the Yemeni government and would govern on their own the territories under their control has caught many by surprise.
Iraq’s political instability continues as Iraqi politicians attempt to cobble together a governing coalition acceptable to all parties.
The suspension of Senator Bernie Sanders’s campaign has all but assured that former Vice President Joe Biden will be the Democratic Party’s nominee for US president, facing Donald Trump in the November general elections.