Talks resume to revive Iran nuclear agreement

Middle East 11/04/21, 16:20

Iran will hold formal talks with major powers about restoring a nuclear agreement on Nov. 29. Iranian authorities confirmed they will revisit the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which they stopped supporting back in 2018. Representatives will discuss the JCPOA with counterparts from Iran, China, France, Germany, Russia, and the United ...

Afghan women slam UN’s ‘shameful silence’ on Taliban abuse

Middle East 10/28/21, 17:13

An intergovernmental organization should do more to stop human rights violations in Afghanistan, activists said on Oct. 26. Several Afghans protested against the United Nations's (UN's) inaction on alleged mistreatment of females. The Taliban regime recently closed multiple girls's schools, and demonstrators consider this to be a clear example of women's ...

Pentagon: Afghan terrorists could strike US in six months

Middle East 10/27/21, 16:13

America's largest government agency predicted the nation could soon face politically motivated terrorism on Oct. 26. The Department of Defense predicts the United States has between six to 12 months to prepare for a hypothetical Islamic State-K or al-Qaeda attack. Under Secretary for Policy Colin Kahl (D) claims Afghan terrorists are interested ...

The real reasons why China sent its air force to Taiwan

Middle East 10/26/21, 20:04

Recently, Beijing has sent numerous military aircraft—bombers, fighter jets, reconnaissance planes, and anti-submarine aircraft—to fly over Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ). People's Liberation Army (PLA) aircraft regularly violate Taiwan's ADIZ, but the number is unprecedented this time. And the combination of using these types of aircraft is similar to that ...

‘He’s sold his soul’: Harsh criticism of Beckham for agreeing to be the face of the World Cup in Qatar without speaking against its abuse

Middle East 10/25/21, 16:19

The famous English footballer David Beckham was harshly criticized for having allegedly accepted a millionaire deal with the Qatari authorities to be the public face of the World Cup in 2022 in the country where Amnesty International claims that serious abuses are committed against women, homosexuals, and migrant workers. According to ...

Crusader sword unearthed from Mediterranean Sea bed

Culture 10/24/21, 15:27

A diver has found a trove of Crusader-period artifacts off the coast of Israel, which includes a 900-year-old sword. Live Science citing a statement from the Israel Antiquities Authority, said on Oct. 18 that scuba diver Shlomi Katzin emerged from the Mediterranean Sea with a large sword in hand. The medieval sword ...